Gentile Account, page 146

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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
Format Creation Digital images scanned at 8-bit grayscale on an Epson Expression 836XL flatbed scanner, and saved as uncompressed TIFF files at 1800 x 2600 pixels resolution. Display GIF files generated In PhotoShop.
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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Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks
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 146
Description As a boy he had a foot caught and maimed in the cogs of a machine in his father's shop. Barely recovered from this he had to act as driver on the flight from Nauvoo, his father being too ill to sit up in the wagon. One day he stepped out on the tongue of the wagon to adjust something that was amiss in the harness of the forward team. His crushed foot gave way under him, and he fell, the wheels passing over his body and breaking one leg. So then he and his father lay in the wagon together and Harriet and her mother acted as teamsters. I asked whether they did not halt to let them recover, but she said "No. Our folks were no worse off than many others, sick women and children, but we could not halt. We were driven out of our homes in Nauvoo, and our enemies held them. The Indians would have killed us if we had not kept up with the main body. But God was with us, and Brother and Father recovered as quickly jolting along in that springless wagon as if they had been lying at home in their beds." Young F. learned his father's trade in Salt Lake City, then went on a three year's mission to England, where the damp climate nearly killed him. On his return to Salt Lake City he married, and being too weak to work at his trade, supported himself by book-keeping. It was thought that a Southern cli- mate would suit him, so he was chosen as one of the settlers for the colony on the Muddy. He went down, built a tiny house and had his farm fairly under way when his wife joined him with their six months old baby. They suffered great hardships, but had begun to thrive, and had 3000 vines set out, and a larger house building when Nevada proclaimed her ownership of the land, and clapped such heavy taxes on the settlement that 146
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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 328105
Reference URL