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    • 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....
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    • JOHN MOUNT HIGBEE Biography 1827 - 1904 John Mount Higbee began his life, May 6 , 1827, on a 25acre farm in Palestine, Ohio. He was baptized into t h e L.D.S. Church July 1 2 . 1835, b y Isaac Falls a t Shadcreek, Clay County, on the b a n k s of...
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    • JOHN PARRY Biography 1841 - 1919 John P a r r y , son of John P a r r y a n d Winifred B a r k e r , was born in Newmarket. Flintshire, North Wales, on November 14, 1841. In 1855, a t the age of fifteen y e a r s , he came t o America with his p a...
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    • that the Council lend their aid to provide armory and drill rooms for whatever Company of Militia may be organized in our City. Tabled for present. The Marshal was instructed to take all loose animals found running a t large on the streets to the...
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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...
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    • Huskinson. Garn, 422 (Coun.), 430 Iresigned) Hyatt, Irene, 408 Hydro-Tube, 461, 463, 465 (revenue) ICPA, .... 464 Incorporated, Cedar City, xi, 6 Indian Branch, 403 Indians, 416 Indian Village, 381, 413 lirrigation water1 , 438 Indian Village...
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    • He wrote the following, dated November 5, to the Deserez News: Yesterday a site was surveyed for a fort and stock corral on Coal Creek, twenty miles from Parowan. Today a company has been organized to commence operations immediately in the...
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    • retaliation. They never forgot an injury or an injustice. In other words, they subscribed to the worn out code of an "eye for an eye and a life for a life." With them the punishment of crime was a personal, rather than a public, matter. There was...
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    • On July 23rd, a contingent of the militia, sent fYom Manti on a scouting expedition, had a "brush" with a band of warriors at Pleasant Creek killing six or seven Indians.'' There were several other skirmishes during the summer. Captain Gunnison,...
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    • County, and is strictly enjoined and commanded to enforce the orders. I ...It is distinctly understood that all the people shall assemble into 1 large and permanent forts and no man is at liberty to refuse to obey this order without being dealt...
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    • The company arrived with the cattle at the foot of Utah Mountain (Jordan) on August 24." This stock was delivered to the Church Tithing Office where Bishop Hunter rehsed to receive them. They were turned across the Jordan River, and the people in...
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    • rode into the he& of the town, fired indiscriminately at citizens at close quarters and wounded several residents. After a series of incidents with the local authorities, buiidings, including the town's storehouse of grain, were broken open and...
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    • Taking advantage of the predawn blackness the moming of September 8, the Indians slipped down a s m d ravine and mortally wounded more than ten emigrants before they could reach the safety of their wagons. The emigrants humedly heaped a wall of...
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    • Drummond. An investigation was neither desired, nor made, for fear that the tme state of affairs might be exposed. The president of the United States, James Buchanan decided to settle the Mormon question by appointing not only a new govemor, but...
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    • joumeyed to Salt Lake Valiey ready to die with the Saints rather than submit to further persecution, is one of the h e s t exarnples of the unity and faith of the Mormon people. The attitude was maintained throughout by the Mormon leaders that,...

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