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Title A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
Creator Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909
Subject Polygamy; Mormons; Diaries
Subject Local Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909--Diaries; Mormons--Utah--Saint George--Social life and customs; Mormon women--Utah--Saint George--Diaries; Saint George (Utah)--Social life and customs; St. George (Utah)
Description The journal of Elizabeth Kane covers the period of time she and her husband, General Thomas L. Kane, spent in St. George during the 1870's. Her particular interests were St. George and the surrounding area, Mormons and Mormonism, Indians, and the lives and roles of women. Preface and notes by Norman R. Bowen. Profile of Elizabeth Kane by Mary Karen Bowen Solomon.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contributors Bowen, Norman R.; Bowen-Solomon, Mary Karen; Ward, Margery W.; Cooley, Everett L.; Madsen, Brigham D.; Tyler, Lyman S.
Date 1995
Type Text
Format application/pdf
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Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 14
Coverage 1872-1873
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 17 cm x 23.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Back Book
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Metadata Cataloger Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number F 834.S15 K36 1995
ARK ark:/87278/s6q81cb6
Topic Mormons; Diaries; Polygamy; Mormon women; Utah--Saint George
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 328144
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Title Gentile Account, page 012
Description the rest for her dead female kindred. Among the Mormons children are baptised at about eight years of age."' Speaking of her journey across the plains, and she men- tioned that near Laramie 800 Sioux warriors came up from around some bluffs unexpectedly; cutting [off] the long train [TK: h' h h b 1 w ic s e e onged to] Eight of them rode to the wagon at the back of which she chanced to be, and terrified her by pulling at a locket she wore and at the ruffles on her dress. She dared not call for help, so long as they confined their admira- tion to this, lest she should make trouble for her people but was devoutly thankful when four of the mounted guard rode up and warned the Sioux off. They then went to her father and offered nine ponies for her, a compliment she said that she appreciated, as it was a very high price. Wednesday. Our Chief of Staff,"' commenting on Mrs. Amelia's adventure with the Sioux this morning at breakfast, told us that among the Indians red haired women are greatly prized. He had warned the brethren when coming across the plains never to let the red-haired girls stray out of camp. He was then ?`~Multiple baptisms were an early-day Mormon practice. Present custom is a single baptism-once per lifetime-for the individual. Members doing genealogy work can be baptized for their ancestors-baptism by proxy, a function performed in iMormon temples. `JThis is William C. Staincs, sometimes called William C. Potto. At age thirteen he had an accident that left him with a spinal curvature or hump back. An expert gardener, Staines built a fine home in Salt Lake City which eventually became known as the Deyereaux House. It has been restored as a reception center located adjacent to Salt Lake City's new Delta Center. Although he had two wives, Staines never had any children. Kane, Twelve Mormon Howm, 44 n 27. 12
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Source A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 327971
Reference URL