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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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    • 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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    • 55 stoves 9 swords 1001 lbs. of powder a n d lead 44 saddles 436 lights of glass (8 x 1 0 ) 1 9 0 lbs. of nails 137 chopping axes 45 mowing scythes 45 sickles 7 2 scythes and grain cradles 98 hoes 110 spades and shovels Carpenter tools--9t s e t s...
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    • was hoisted on the evening of the third of July, 1852. It was also during the year of 1852 that the mining industry in Iron County began. W might mention that, e about this time, the first gold discovered in the County was found at Parowan, in the...
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    • Parowan's a n d Cedar's electric lighting systems were established about the same time, during the years of 1910. Parowan's system is owned and controlled by the City. I t i s now on a paying basis and is probably one of the most successful...
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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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    • the same ship as Henry, was Captain of the first company. The last company left on July 4, and took until sometime in October to reach Salt Lake City. It was unwise to leave Kanesville any later because of bad weather that late in the season. There...
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    • dirt . . . which every man is said to eat in his lifetime. It filled our eyes too, and our ears, and our nostrils. It was in the food; it sprinkled the pancakes; it was in the syrup that we poured over them. Half suffocated were we by it, during...
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    • dangerous. No less dangerous was the task of removing the yokes fiom the impatient creatures and of the unloosing the chains. The romance of being out in the wilds was terribly chilled by an inclement sky. A few days of drizzling rain tried the...
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    • CHAPTER 1 1 IRON MISSION 1851 T ne lvmrmon settlers were a peculiarly close-hit, harrnonious group, working cooperatively together. In order to make for " efficiency, each one was expected to do, voluntady and with untpestioning obedience, the...
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    • scouting parties who traversed wide areas. The leaders chosen were called to this work by the authority of the Priesthood, and were carefully selected men. The call to found settlements became a religious duty to which families responded. It was a...
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    • organization for Iron County. Our f i r e m s must be kept ready and in order, and it's necessary that we appoint captains to form companies and report to the head of the military or of the State. We do not want a mean man to settle in Iron County....
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    • arrived at our camp. We fired the cannon six times in welcome." President Young spent the next few days visiting the settlers and giving comforting instructions to those who wanted to go home. He and others in the party visited the gristmill and...
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    • Smith as Captain, Henry Lunt as Clerk, Edward Dalton as Sergeant of the Guard, W. Y. Webb as Pilot, and Philip K. Smith as Chaplain. After their meeting around the campfire, they sang "Come Let Us Anew, Our Journey Pursue." The horses were allowed...

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