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    • 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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    • ISAAC C. HAIGHT Mayor 1854-1861 Research and Documentation A r e u o r t of Erastus Snow concernine a t r i o to Cedar City ~ e c e m b e r . 1853, taken from L.D.S. j o u r n a l ' dated Dec. 6 . 1853. s t a t e s : "On t h e eve of o u r d e p a...
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    • I1Teri City, cer. transfer I December choice. ex eda bov YC OW ISAAC C. HAIGHT HOME 106 East 200 North Location: Plat B. Block 38, Lot 10 (Corner of "High Street" and "North Street") This home was adjacent to the Iron Works, later the Liberty P...
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    • HENRY L U N T HOME 1902 First East and 100 North This home was built on Lot 15 - Block 37 on 'High Street1, Plat IB, Cedar City, Utah. keir daughter, ~ a u d eMatheson (telegrapher) , holding ild, Duayne. To the right are her girls, Violet and...
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    • FRANCIS WEBSTER Biography 1830 - 1906 Francis Wehster was horn February 8, 1830, in Sutor, near Wymondham, County of Norfolk, England. He was baptized into the L.D.S. Church in April 1848. and left England for Sydney, New South Wales. Australia, J...
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    • CHRISTOPHER J. ARTHUR Biography 1832 - 1919 Christopher Jones Arthur was born March 9, 1832, in t h e village of Abersychan, Monmouthshire, South Wales. His f a t h e r . Christopher Abel A r t h u r , and his mother, Ann Jones A r t h u r , were...
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    • labors, and reverently called upon Him to bless u s in the i u t u r e and to enable u s to maintain ourselves in this desert land, also to protect u s from the wiley Indian and help u s to accomplish the mission we were sent to perform, namely,...
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    • camped with the main body. On Monday the entire company moved on to Center Creek and camped at the mouth of the canyon. President George A. Smith wrote in his dairy: "I found a tract of land which pleased me, but not so with a great majority of our...
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    • Note: B.Y.U. Library, 1955: Permission to copy the material from the origmal Henry Lunt diaries was secured through the kindness of William H. Lunt of Locust Lane, Provo, Utah. The originals from whch this copy was made have been returned to the...
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    • creeks out of the canyons, widens to encompass an area of good farmland, then tapers off and disappears in the desert gorges and mesas that stretch westward. With the advent of spring, the snow banks melt and disappear, and the mountainsides become...
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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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    • respective wards. Each ward was to be organized into a quorum of Elders with E. H. Grove over them, and Henry Lunt was put in as Clerk of said quorum. Smith also advised, "be carefil not to indulge the Indians in their laziness, for they have their...
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    • number of men composing the settlement and performing all this work did not exceed one hundred and twenty all told, including old men, boys, and Indian servants just being tamed and initiated into the iirst rudiment of industry. Within a few...
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    • were no human bones6 The water fiom Center Creek washed out the headgate at the mill race on Friday, May 30. In addition to the water problems, the cattle were destrovine the wheat because of inadeauate fences. President , Smith gave notice that,...
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    • to be . . . Yours forever faitally and affectionately, Martha Bristols Henry managed to focus his mind on the things at hand, since he was so busy working with the settlers to build a community. He toiled in the fields every day until the last rays...
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    • towards building up the Church and Kingdom of God. On July 24th the flag was raised and the cannon fired and, this being the day the pioneers arrived in Great Salt Lake Valley, we had a celebration. The cannon was fired, had a fine procession,...
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    • and father of the southern Utah colonies. Up until this time Henry Lunt had probably not been entirely sure of his place in the new community. Not being married and without an immediate need for a home, he had spent his time helping others on the...
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    • stated that they had been sent especially by the President to go forthwith and test the qualities of the iron ore and send back a sample with all possible haste. They, therefore, required a certain number of the brethren to come forward and assist...

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