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Title A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
Creator Tanner, Annie Clark, 1864-1941
Subject Biography; Frontier and pioneer life; Polygamy; Mormons
Subject Local Clark, Ezra Thompson, 1832-1901
Description Written by the oldest child in his second family, the biography of Ezra Thompson Clark is that of a successful pioneer, highly-regarded and devoted family man, and intensely loyal follower of the Mormon church.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund, University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Date 1975
Type Text
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Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West. no. 5
Coverage 1832 - 1901
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 22.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
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Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks
Metadata Cataloger Clifton Brooks; Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number CT 275 C53 T36 1975
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Topic Mormons; Biography; Polygamy; Frontier and pioneer life
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-06
ID 326907
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3

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Title Ezra Clark, page 017
Description EZRA THOMPSON CLARK I7 In the spring of 1847 there was much activity at Winter Quarters, Nebraska. As industriously as the saw and ham- mer were used in the fall, the plow and harrow were applied in the spring. Ezra had charge of a large tract of land. Grain and vegetable seeds were planted in abun- dance, not only for the use of those who were to remain at the camp and reap the harvest, but for immigrants from Europe who would arrive and spend the following winter there. Then there was the joy of adventure as a group of volunteers, young and able men, prepared to leave the camp and proceed farther west to the Rocky Mountains in search of a permanent home for the Saints. This company, which later became the first Mormon pioneers to settle in Utah, left the Elkhorn River, which is three miles west of Winter Quarters, on the fourteenth of April 1847. "It consisted of 143 persons, including three women, the wives of Brigham Young, Lorenzo Young, and Heber C. Kimball. They had 73 wagons drawn by horses and mules loaded with grain and farm implements." While on this journey, at the sound of the bugle at five each morning they assembled for prayer. At seven, when the second call came they began the day's journey, which averaged about twenty miles. On the Sabbath there was complete rest for man and animals. They arrived in the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847. Ezra T. Clark did not join this first group of pioneers. A second son, Timothy B., was born November 2 of that year. There, at Winter Quarters, during the spring and sum- mer of 1847, Ezra Clark was working all the daylight hours plowing, planting, and tilling the soil. His reward was an abundant harvest. On the thirty-first of October, the Saints welcomed their
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Source A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3/326884