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    • On motion t h a t George P e r r y , J. Chatterley, N . W. P r y o r . M . D . Higbee, and D. S. Macfarlane be said committee. On motion t h a t t h e Committee r e p o r t in this place tomorrow evening. On motion t h a t the Committee ascertain...
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    • JOSEPH T . WILKINSON Biography 1847 - 1919 Joseph T . Wilkinson was born in Manchester. England March 26, 1847. His f a t h e r , Charles Wilkinson, a n d mother, Sarah Hughes Wilkinson, together with t h e t h r e e childrenJoseph Thomas, Sara J a...
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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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    • children sat by improvised stoves wrapped in blankets with their feet on hot rocks.12 They remained camped at Payson the next day, taking inventory of the livestock, provisions and contents of each wagon. They also organized themselves into...
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    • creeks out of the canyons, widens to encompass an area of good farmland, then tapers off and disappears in the desert gorges and mesas that stretch westward. With the advent of spring, the snow banks melt and disappear, and the mountainsides become...
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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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    • The Iron Works was not going ahead nearly as fast as they all had hoped and on Sunday, November 14, George A. Smith called a council of the brethren after church meeting for the purpose of inviting them to express their feelings about their...
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    • maintained the records. He regarded it as routine to take readings on the stars late at night, sometimes standing waist-deep in snow. His maps were used by thousands of immigrants on their travels to Oregon and California. Fremont's report...
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    • For&unately, only one mule was Med, but it took a full day to recover the baggage. The crossing of the east fork of the Colorado River was attended with much difficulty and more danger. Steadily the expedition's food supply dwindled and couldn't be...
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    • protection. As the train meandered across central Arkansas, it grew to more than forty wagons, including several hundred blooded horses and a thousand head of cattle; the total wealth of the caravan was $70,000, by far one of the richest to cross...
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    • Many very important and far reaching decisions were made there. The front half of the second floor of the Tithing Office was fitted for a farnily's iiving quarters, while the rear haif, finished throughout in spotless white and equipped with an...
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    • The family members helped i cooking and sewing the food. Al1 the n girls and wives were involved in this Dart of the service to the hotel guests. There was a great deal of laundry and cleaning that was necessary to keep the rooms ready, so there...
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    • dangerous steep mountain. 1 will never forget, as we started down the ndge with steep canyons on both the north and the south sides, Oscar fell fiom the wagon and lodged on the 'tugs' of the team on his back. The brake came off and the horses were...
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    • that had been scrubbed off one of the horses as it went by a tree. Later they went back again for the chickens that had jumped out of their box when the door jolted open. They recovered al1 except one that an old Indian had beat them to. Thomas...
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    • father died eig:ht ycars ago, to care for his younger brothers and sister and try to earn a little money here and there to keep the small ten acre farm goill:. Lchi had tried to 11eas helpful as possible, chopping wood for peoplc m d helping out in...
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    • had left four days before and we felt that our fervent prayers had been heard and answered hy the kind Father above. My horse, 'Frank' lead us out of our lost condition toward camp before the storm broke, show ing us the superior instinct of...
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    • experiences almost unbelievable with snowstorms, boxed canyons, thick cedar and pine forests, and food shortage. Their experience almost made the journey of the good Chtholic Escalante, look like a picnic party." " Just before reaching the camp of...
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    • wrote the following about the accident: "I was husy helping as father went to lift the water out of the kettle, I was right in the road and Pucell hollered to father and said to he careful as the boy was right there. Father lifted up the bucket...

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