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    • mcbooki018: Contents

    • Beaver County, Utah--History
    • Contents CHAPTER 1-BEAVER COUNTY 1 CHAPTER 2-EXPLORERS AND EMIGRANTS 5 CHAPTER 3-INDIANS OF BEAVER COUNTY 15 CHAPTER 4-FOUNDING OF TOWNS, RANCHES AND FORTS 30 CHAPTER 5-SOCIAL LIFE IN PIONEER DAYS 45 CHAPTER 6-MOUNTAINS, LAKES AND STREAMS 61...
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    • Mon. July 24, 1988: Ther. 74’., 6 am. Wea. nice shower about noon. Pioneer Day. We hauled four loads of hay this fore noon but the storm caused us to leave about 4 loads on the piece by the old Dam. Tuesday 25: Ther. very warm. Wea. partly...
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    • CHARLES M. HEYBORNE Biography 1848 - 1935 Charles McMillan Heyborne was born in Launceston, Van Demansland, Tasmania, on t h e 21st of J a n u a r y , 1848, t h e son of John and Sarah Ann McMillan Heyborne. His f a t h e r was an English officer...
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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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    • 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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    • ore. I told them that President Brigham Young had sent for Brother Harrison and Brother Bladen. October 1, 1852: Stormy day. Snow fell about two inches. Was obliged to stay in the house most of the day on account of my having no shoes or boots to...
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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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    • atmosphere of fear in which reason was the first casualty. Pratt represented the best of the intellectual tradition of the temtory, and the account of his death was not forgotten in the excitement of the impending federal invasion. He was among the...
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    • Utah. They hoped they could do so and that they would like to help them to do the job." A teamster boasted to the Mormons in Beaver that he had participated in the Hauns Mil1 Massacre in Missoun, an atrocity in which a mob wiped out a Mormon...
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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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    • present and prepare their houses and improvements to be bumed and laid in ashes, rather than the army should come in to enjoy them. The Saints in this and ail the other southem settlements are cailed upon to send teams to assist in the removal of...
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    • article, but cheap and speedy transportation to the points of demand. Also, Utah is bound at some time to be a great iron-producing and iron-consuming country." The abundance of human resources for this undertakmg was stressed because a large share...
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    • center then became a farmyard or cattle corral. The water of Coal Creek flowed undcr the wall and through the north side of the enclosure and was utilized for a grist n~ill and other industries. Another field was surveyed and clcared dose by;...

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