Gentile Account, page 147

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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
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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 147
Description the Mormons had to abandon it. I suppose some of her own citizens wanted it for three or four of the squatters at once moved in. Last year they raised 15000 bushels of wheat on the fields the Mormons had irrigated. So poor E came back penni- less, and "looking like a broken old man, though he is only 30," to his old place as book-keeper, having lost six years out of his life for nothing.127 Mrs. Harriet was easily persuaded to tell me her own experi- ence of the flight from Nauvoo. They were among the last who left, for the whole family were down with fever and ague, and her mother clung to the shelter of a roof as long as possible. After they started indeed they had to stop at Farmington Illinois, 118 designing to pass the winter there. On the journey, she said, "many of the sick would have died but that God fed us with quails. I recollect sitting up in the wagon and watching them. They came morning and evening and flew right up against the wagons and hurt themselves so that a tap of a stick killed them. At Farmington we hired rooms for the winter, but Mother and I had hard times to buy provisions, not on account of our poverty only but because of the hatred felt against us as Mormons. People bade Mother keep her eye on the old man, Father that `?TAfter the boundary dispute MYIS settled in favor of Nevada, most of the Mormon colonists on the Muddy River west of St. George left. Some went to Glendale and some to Orderville, as well as St. George. `Vrobably Farmington, Iowa. There are several references in pioneer literature to the Iowa community and no mention of an Illinois settlement. R. H. Roberts,,4 Compw henjive Hijtory of The Church of Jejw ChGt of Latter-day Saiutj, 6 ~01s. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News Press, 1930), vol. 3, p. 47 and Stanley B. Kimball, Lkovering Momon 7lail.i (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1979), 14. 147
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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 328106
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