Lchi and IIenrietta homestead near Miner's Peak. Stories connected
with hfiner's Peak. Joneses start building a home. Lehi elected to Cedar City Council. Saxe T. Jones appointed Postniistress. Lehi made
Seventy and elected Mayor.
Lehi and Henrietta and their three boys moved from Jones Hollow in the summer of 1884, and homesteaded a place on the east side of Miner's Peak which is located at the top of Crystal on Cedar Mountain. Richard Thorley, Frank A. Thorley's father, had the adjoining property. Lehi's brother, Jed, was homesteading a place on the south end of Miner'~ Peak and William's wife, Keturah Jones, who was known as Aunt "Turie," homesteaded on the west side. The hollow where she lived was referred to as "Turie Hollow." Lehi and Henrietta spent a number of summers running cattle and sheep and dairying at this new place. Henry tells of remembering his mother, when he was a small boy, working very hard taking care of the aninlals and dairying while at. Miner's Peak. She would put on her high top boots while doing the chores, and go right into the corrals, doing most of the milking herself. Henrietta and the boys lived there while Lehi spent much of the time in Cedar City doing the farming, just as they did while at Jones Hollow. Henry McConnell, whose family was one of the first to dairy on Cedar Mountain in 1869, wrote about his esperiencen and included the following statement: "About 15 years later (1884) Lehi and Henrietta Jones and the Thorley family settled at Miner's Peak and established the biggest dairy of all."' They had trouble with wild animals while living at Miner's Peak, as ranch. When Henrv was a little older, he was the case with the previou~ remembers meeting a mountain lion one morning when he was going for