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    • 1914, Feb 26

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    • Thurs. Feb. 26, 1914: Ther. Cold Wea. Thin clds We came out to the Big Plain, doubled up the Grafton Mountain. got to the Field after dark. John, Jim, Dan and Myself. Friday 27: Ther. Cold Wea. Thin clds We came over to Jims place, harrowed and...
    • Coal Creek - Page 5

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    • SETTLING OF COAL CREEK Two companies were s e n t to settle Coal Creek--Company F, commanded by Captain Henry Lunt, consisting of 25 men: and Company C, commanded by Peter M . Fife, consisting of They arrived 11 men, which made a total of 36 men....
    • Matthew Carruthers - Page 6

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    • MATTHEW CARRUTHERS Presiding Elder 1852 Matthew C a r r u t h e r s was born J a n u a r y 15, 1811, in Scotland. He married Isabella McDonald in 1841. After his arrival in Cedar City late in 1851, t h e position of presiding Elder was assigned to...
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    • JOHN CHATTERLEY Biography 1835 - 1922 John Chatterley, a member of the first group of colonizers to settle Cedar City, was born in Salford,, a s u b u r b of Manchester, England, July 4 , 1835, the son of Joseph and Nancy Morton Chatterley. He had...
    • Page 471

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    • 55 stoves 9 swords 1001 lbs. of powder a n d lead 44 saddles 436 lights of glass (8 x 1 0 ) 1 9 0 lbs. of nails 137 chopping axes 45 mowing scythes 45 sickles 7 2 scythes and grain cradles 98 hoes 110 spades and shovels Carpenter tools--9t s e t s...
    • Page 472

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    • scene could hardly be conceived. The toil-worn and hardy pioneers, with uncovered heads bent in reverence to the Almighty, thanked Him for H i s kindly care in bringing them to a land where conscience was free, with liberty undiluted. and asked H i...
    • Page 473

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    • wanted, we had to t u r n the bolt by hand to satisfy our immediate wants, until additional machinery was added. On November l s t , Henry Lunt was the first man to be called of a company of men detailed to go in mid November to settle the Little...
    • Page 477

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    • prove, however, that the manufacture of iron is an accomplished f a c t , and Iron County, with h e r vast coal fields and an inexhaustible amount of the best iron ore in the world, is destined in the near future to be a vast business center. I t...
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    • HISTORY OF IRON COUNTY BY William R . Palmer, 1922 It has been only seventy-one years since the settlement of Iron County (18511, and little more than eighty years since people came to Utah and to the west; yet in that time the western part of this...
    • Page 489

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    • Brigham Young in July of 1847. He made a round trip to California by way of Cedar Valley in the winter and spring of 1847-48, returning with cattle and wagons--the first such conveyances to cross the Old Spanish Trail. Jefferson Hunt returned again...
    • Page 505

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    • Jones, Lehi W. Jones, Thomas Jedediah Jones, Uriah T. Knell lock Building Kopp's Garage "The First Fire Truck" L Leigh Building "The Leigh Block Burns" Leigh, Daniel T. Leigh, Henry Leigh, William H. Linford, Robert H. Library, City and County...
    • Chapter II - Iron Mission - Page 19

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    • CHAPTER 1 1 IRON MISSION 1851 T ne lvmrmon settlers were a peculiarly close-hit, harrnonious group, working cooperatively together. In order to make for " efficiency, each one was expected to do, voluntady and with untpestioning obedience, the...
    • Chapter III - Fort Louisa - Page 35

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    • CHAPTER 1 1 1 FORT LOUISA - 1851 (Parowan) inally, thirty-eight days afier the first wagon left the Salt Lake Basin, the pioneers in the Iron County Mission reached their destination, Center Creek (Parowan), January 13, 185l.' Being in the rniddle...
    • Page 43

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    • and fieedom and our peace, and he fastened it upon the end of a pole, and he called it the title of liberty." The settlers now turned their attention to procuring logs for the meeting house. John D. Lee wrote: Monday morning, January 27, 1851: The...
    • Page 45

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    • decision had been made yet to settle Cottonwood Valley (Cedar City). On Monday, February 3, while Smith was plowing and sowing wheat, Ammon, the brother of Chief Walker, assisted him in this task and expressed the desire to farm and live like the...

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