Cedar City (Iron County, Utah)--Buildings; Dwellings
"This house was built by Welch immigrant, Edward Parry, who had crossed the plains with the Stevens hand-cart company and had been sent to Cedar City to assist the efforts of the Deseret Iron Company. A fine, two-story structure, the home had a...
Higbee family, standing, from left: Isaac Clark Higbee, Mary Higbee Woodbury, Myron David Higbee, Mary Alice H. Jones, Samuel Alonzo Higbee. Sitting: Mary Clark, Edward James Higbee, John Mount Higbee.
The Old Timers Club in basement of El Escalante Hotel. Taken by Alva Matheson after showing picture slides of historic and scenic spots of this area. Front row, from left: John Height, Clarence Haight. Second row: ?, William Flanigan, Horton...
Cedar City (Iron County, Utah)--Organizations; Music
Joseph Corslett Choir, back row, from left: Belle McFarlane Perry, Violet Lunt Urie, May Higbee Woodbury, Ada Wood Webster, William Lunt, Lottie Chatterly Perkins, Gomer Cosslett, Florence Lunt Webster, May Macfarlane Higbee, Chauncy Macfarlane. ...
"We would applaud thee to
the very echo,
That should applaud again." RUTH HIGBEE
"Truth is as impossible to be
By any outward touch as the
"The happiness of my life
Depends upon the quality of
SenIor DIrect ry
Cedar City, Utah
Cedar City, Utah
THORA ESPLIN EDWARD YOUNG RUTH LEIGH
RUTH E. LEIGH LEON ADAMS
CORNELL CHAMBERLAIN DONA HOUCHEN KEITH SMITH LUCILE CARPENTER
WANDA LUKE MARK WEBSTER GWEN BULLOCH
ROMA HIGBEE GEORGIA BIEDERMAN
LA VON FORD RUTH WALKER MONA LOWARY
RAYMOND KNELL DAGMA...
PIONEER HONOR ROLL Coombs, Mark A. Fennemore, George H. Coombs, John Henderson, John Clayton, Frank Hawkins, Williams Davis, John M. Huntsman, James W. Davey, George Howd, Simeon Jr. Dean, John Fennemore, Samuel Dean, William Fernley, Edward Dean,...
PIONEER HONOR ROLL McEwen, Joseph Rolf, Samuel Myers, William Reid, Richard Nowers, Wilson G. Reid, George Nickerson, Charles Reid, Thomas Nickerson, Eleazer Riddle, Isaac Nelson, Edward Ramsey, John K. Nelson, Dan Stoney, Robert Oakden, Charles...
PIONEER HONOR ROLL Smith, Adam Woodhouse, John Tolton, Edward Woodhouse, Charles Jr Tolton, Edward H. Williams, George Tolton, J. Frank Williams, Nephi Tanner, Rollin R. Wiley, Robert Tanner, Sidney Walker, Mathew Tanner, Allen B. Waters,...
Photos of Marcus L. Shepherd, Church and Civic Leader; Edward W. Thompson, Early Surveyor, and wife, Julia Fish Thompson; Wilson Gates Nowers, Original Pioneer, and wife, Sarah Anderson Nowers; and William Fotheringham
FIRST COLONIZERS NAMED
The question of colonizing Beaver Valley, having met the approval of George A. Smith, the following named men were chosen, with the understanding that they would become permanent settlers: Simeon F. Howd, captain; Wilson G....
FIRST IRRIGATION IN BEAVER VALLEY
Early in May, 1856, the water for irrigating the Old Field and town plat was taken from the river at a dam east of where the Allred home had been built. It was then conducted in a good sized ditch to the N E...
of twenty-five cents was ordered paid on wolf scalps. The record was signed Lorin Babbit, Judge; W. G. Nowers, Clerk. The court was held in the open in Judge Babbit's door yard.
All the public lands at this time were unsurveyed by Federal...
Thompson, an engineer, who came originally from New York, told the people at this meeting that he could re-survey the town into blocks 24 rods square with streets 6 rods wide, including the sidewalks, and all could have a corner lot. His plan was...
teer men and teams who responded to the call for aid. Among those who came to Beaver were Edward Tolton, William J. Allred, Hyrum and Roan Fowler, Elijah Hoopes, John and Henry Bryant, Fred Clark, Mr. Donald and others.
LAND GRANTS AND GOVERNMENT...
surveyor, and his assistants, each block having four lots 12 by 12 rods. Parties selecting lots applied to the Probate Court of Beaver County, which, considered their rightful claims and awarded to the owner the lot and block he was entitled to,,...
Indian situation. It was decided to call all the Beaver Indians together and feed them at the Tithing Office yard and there hold sort of a "Pow-Pow," and appoint a recognized Chief from among them. Beaver Adz was chosen Chief and all the Indians,...
York Volunteer Infantry, who was killed in the battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861.
Before the summer had passed, contracts had been let to a number of men for the construction of four company barracks, a guard house, commissary, hospital and...
Boyter, John Merchant, Charles Merchant, Orrin Puffer, Ephriam O. Puffer, Hannah Gale, Henry C. Gale, Lafayette Shepherd were also among the early settlers.
Charles Merchant (1842-1904) and John Merchant (1850-1927) came from Australia with their...