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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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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
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3

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Title Ezra Clark, page 032
Description 32 EZRA THOMPSON CLARK America-but Susan learned to make candles and soap, to cut peaches to dry and preserve them with molasses. Still she maintained her native refined and dignified poise. Her English was admired by college students who said that she seldom made a mistake. And her tall stately figure, abun- dant black hair, and brown expressive eyes gave her an attractive appearance. In 1867 President Young asked Ezra Clark to build a flour mill in Weber Valley. So he bought an old sawmill at Morgan, sent seven yoke of oxen to the Missouri River for the necessary equipment, and built the mill before the rail- road came to Utah. This mill was improved and kept in use until destroyed by fire in 1932. Ezra Clark went to the Eastern States in the spring of 1869. The Union Pacific Railroad had reached Ogden. He traveled on the first train leaving Utah for the East. His purpose was to bring home the body of his son, Ezra James, who died the year before and was buried near Al- bany, New York. That son, his eldest, a handsome, com- panionable boy, had left for a mission when only nineteen and had served in England three years. The weather was hot those July days in New York and he had overworked helping the emigrants from the boat to the cars. His father, with fond aniticipation of his return, had sent a four-mule team to the terminal of the Union Pacific, five hundred miles east, to greet his son and converts. One can scarcely imagine a greater disappointment than when word was received that the boat had arrived safely from England but that Ezra James had died from sunstroke while on the train homeward-bound. At the October conference in 1869, Ezra Clark was called on a short mission to the Eastern States. Edward
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Source A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
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Date Created 2005-04-14
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3/326899