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    • mcbooki311p229: "Grandpa's Diary"

    • Beaver County, Utah--History
    • "GRANDPA'S DIARY" (Note: The Author of This Diary Is Unknown) Sun., March 13, 1859 Went to lower Beaver Valley in company with Isaac Grundy, Tarlton Lewis, William Barton and John Blackburn, our object being to find a location for a settlement near...
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    • ISAAC C . HAIGHT Biography 1813 - 1886 Isaac Chauncy Haight was born May 2 7 . 1 8 1 3 , in Windham County, New York, to Caleb and Keturah Haight. He became a teacher and taught school in the winter and farmed in the summer. Being a religious...
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    • and invited a number of saints to a sumptuous supper. September 22: Brother Walker and I left Philadelphia on board a steamboat for New York. We decided to sail on the fine sailing vessel, Constitution, to Liverpool and paid our passage by...
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    • wagons for the conveniente of their scanty provisions, cooking utensils, clothing and bedding, are to be fumished with wagons by the more wealthy, or are to be le&behind and brought on by wagons which will be sent b a ~ k . ~ Henry continued to...
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    • The problem of wlonization was particularly difficult during the Utah War because of the large number of people called back to Utah. In addition, two to four thousand immigrants were brought into the tenitory each year by the pioneer companies....
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    • Although the early settlers of Utah had placed more emphasis on celebrating the 24th rather than the 4th of July, Independence Day had gained in significance. July 4, 1861, brought with it an enthusiastic celebration throughout the Utah Temtory, in...
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    • As a result of the Mountain Meadows tragedy, the Harmony Ward minute book contained the following conceming John D. Lee: March 5, 1864: Bishop Lunt was present. John D. Lee tendered his resignation as President of the Branch [Harmony] because of...
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    • article appeared in the Deseret News on Wednesday, April 16, 1863: Parowan Cotton Factory--The cotton mill at Parowan, owned by Ebenezer Hanks, is so far completed as to be doing tolerable good work, with a fair prospect that it will be a success,...
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    • Thomas, and the othe~s, who left on this assignment, undouhtedly followed the Old Spanish route. St. George had not been settled yet and rhc Black Kidgc prc~entcd fonnidablc obstacle. It was while Thomas a was working by the "hluddy" that he took...
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    • schools. Our Cooperative store paid thirty-one per cent on a capital stock of $4000, one thousand of this being invested in a threshing machine. Our Sheep Cooperative herd brought, d things considered, about i $450, and we are indulging in the...
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    • at Mount Trumbull, and we are compelled to cany the hay 150 miles to support the cattle that fknish the mills with logs--and grain has to be hauled much further. About 100 men are at work in the quarry. The scarcity of money to meet the demands for...
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    • in the valleys of thc Rio Virgin and Santa Clara Rivers for the purpose of raising cotton.' Later, people were called to settle these areas. Those called were mostly from central and northern Utah. As the months wore on, Thomas l)ecame increasingly...
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    • Was very sony to hear you had been sick. Hope you will be quite weli before this arrives. Will enclose skein marking cotton, could not get any finer. Accept everlasting love from Father and Auntie. E. W. Lunt Henry and Ellen returned early in 1887...
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    • baby girl by her side weighuig nine pounds--good weight--al1 rejoicing and feeling thankful to our Heavenly Father for her safe delivery. Our beloved Aunt Ellen's condition is much the same as when 1 wrote last week, no pain but general debility...
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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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    • developed and built it up. When a post office was established some years later, the name was changed from Johnson's Springs to Enoch. Johnson's Springs was settled about 1852 or 1853. At an early period, many industries were started . throughout...

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