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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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    • HENRY LEIGH Biography 1843, - 1920 Henry Leigh was horn December 31, 1843, in Llanelly, South Wales, the son of Samuel and Ann Davis Leigh. He emigrated to America with his family, February 1849, on the ship Buna Vista, with 250 saints on board,...
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    • JOHN VARLEY ADAMS Biography 1832 - 1919 John Varley Adams was born August 17, 1832, in Rounds, North Hamptonshire, England, the son of Thomas and Rebecca Varley Adams. He was t h e fifth son of eleven children. John was p u t to work early in life...
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    • Grade milk be sold in Cedar City: Daniel M . Jones. Irissa Nelson, Fay Dix. John Lundell, Loretta B. Riddle, Newell Wasden, Fernleigh Gardner, LaRue Ford, Cleo Dix. Dr. Reed Farnsworth, Afton Parry. Ada B . Leigh, and Truman Rollins. Action: To...
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    • Henry worked in the store with the idea of saving his earnings, not to be a merchant, but to travel to America to be with other Mormons. Jeter Clinton was in charge of organizing the 402 Saints who boarded the ship Argo. They left England Jan. 10,...
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    • found such a concentration of steamboats. They stretched for four or five miles, curving with the river itse& sometimes two and three deep. By night, the procession of boats on the lower river was one of magical splendor. Hundreds of lights glanced...
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    • years before.I9The city of Winter Quarters (now Omaha, Nebraska), where some of the people from Nauvoo settled, was across the Missouri River on the west bank. Weakened by the long trek, the Inhabitants were plagued by disease but were still able...
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    • saving weeks in travel and the hard labor of blazing a new trail. They had in mind the moving of the people who would come after them. The route they chose was somewhat shorter than the other trail, with a better grade. Further, the greater part of...
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    • In humility before God, together with the rest of my fellow pioneers, I dedicate the ground just surveyed, the surrounding land, the minerals, the water, the timber and grass to the service of God in the manufacture of iron, machinery etc., that...
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    • purpose of purchasing supplies for to fit out the companies of saints at Florence on the Missouri River near to the old Winter Quarters (The railway went only about fifty miles to Muscatine]. We stayed at Muscatine until eleven p.m., when we went...
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    • Next day, June 18, 1857, twenty-five brethren from Utah arrived in St. Louis on missions to the i e States, Europe, and Afiica. They reported f others who had not arrived in St. Louis. The whole of them had crossed the plains with handcarts and...
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    • pleasant meeting. August 23: We met Brother Parks with four yoke of oxen to render assistance to those who most needed it. We camped near to the station on Horseshoe Creek. There are some half dozen log houses erected here with an excellent corral...
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    • MOUNTATN MEADOWS 1857 enry came home from his mission afker three years finding the situation in the peacefiil settlement of Cedar City very much changed. Aside from the fact that Brigham Young advised hern to move the site of the town once more,...
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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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    • banlefield more than a miliion men and a debt of millions of dollars and thousands of lives. The state of Missouri, where the saints have received their persecutions, is now the great banlefield of the west. It is now man against man and neighbor...
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    • commissioned officers in the Bntish Army. When the Gospel message happened to reach the ears of grandfather and grandmother Gower, it found such a responsive chord in their hearts that the spirit of the gathering to Zion seized them and they...
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    • Islands, and to various places in the United States. President George Q. Cannon, Counselor to John Taylor, said that besides the names sustained as missionaries, it should be understood that the Twelve Apostles are standing missionaries and should...

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