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Stealthy Marauders Pilfered Wild Southwest For 150 Years

By Jerry Lackey (in the Pioneer Observer)  If the historians in our audience will recall, the full moon of September—which…

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ATKIN, George B.: Tooele City Councilman

George was good with carpenter tools. The two men built a number of homes, the first LDS chapel, and other…

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Brigham City Monuments

Brigham City, a Co-op Town Location: Box Elder, Utah County: Box Elder Monument Number: 74 Sponsor: Box Elder Chapter Location:…

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HINTON, John Nock: Memories Of

It was while they lived there that they had to eat pigweed, and lucern greens, sometimes not even salt to…

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Historic Devereaux Mansion

This article originally appeared in the Jan/Feb 1972 Issue of Pioneer Magazine Now and at long last nominated as a…

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HULL, Thomas Martin & Helene Frederikke Rasmussen

As I contemplated this move from Franklin to Hooper I came to realize after waking from my sleep and being…

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James Smithies Home

This article originally appeared in Pioneer Magazine, 2010 Vol.57 No.3 This home near Bashall Eaves (Barshe Lees) was once owned…

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MITCHELL, Richard Charles: Shelley Idaho Pioneer

They finally came to this underdeveloped part of Idaho where his family took advantage of the pre-exemption homestead rights and…

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Important Events in John Jaques’ Life

by Ruth Barlow John Jaques was born 1 January 1827 in Bosworth, England, the son of Thomas and Mary Ann…

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Children of Destiny

Emily Marie Crumpton-Deason presents on Clara Decker Young, Harriet Wheeler, and Ellen Sanders Kimball Emily works for the Church History…

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A Brief History of the Utah County Building

by Richard G. Thayne  In the early part of 1919, the citizens of Utah County and Provo City respectively voted…

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ROBERTS, Owen: Welsh Convert

On Friday, May 20th, they started on the railroad for St. Joseph, Missouri where they arrived safely; from thence they…

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8-foot Great Grandfather’s Clock Ticks Off 100 Years

By Edna J. Montani How many times have I heard Grandfather Andrew Jenson say, as he looked at our ancient…

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Facts about Saltair

(1883) -  (1957) Built by Salt Lake capital and Salt Lake workmen. Style of architecture: Moorish. Total cost: $600,000. Built…

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A Chronology of Important Events: May 1887

Complied by Andrew Jenson, Editor and Publisher of the "Historical Record" MAY Monday, May 2 George Naylor who had served…

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Chad Orton’s Speech to the SUP Symposium: The Vanguard Company

Chad Orton is a Curator in the Historic Sites Division of the Church History Department of The Church of Jesus…

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Dymock Parish Church

Just south of the Herefordshire area of England is the village of Dymock, Gloucestershire. During the second British mission, 1840–41,…

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L. Whitney Clayton’s Keynote Address to the 2022 Spring SUP Symposium

Five-Year Vision: One-Year Plan Here is the audio and (unedited) transcription of the address by Elder L. Whitney Clayton, given…

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Old Secret of Taming Horses

Undated clipping in files of the Alamo Library, Daughters of the Texas Revolution: A correspondent of the New York Express…

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Kimball – Whitney Cemetery

1/2 Block North of Temple Square, Just East of Conference Center, Salt Lake City A little over a week after…

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BOOTH, Edwin: “Most Dependable Horseman”

He was always the first one into the saddle if there was trouble. This included the handcart rescue, two Indian…

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ROBERTS, Brigham Henry: Stuck in a Molasses Barrel

Courtesy of Church History Library Fox and Symons Photography Studio) First Council of the Seventy Born in 1857, B.H. Roberts…

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How they Got the Name: Colorful and Picturesque Places in Utah and Intermountain West

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The National Library can aid your research

Please note that we have a person volunteering at our library who can help SUP Members find their ancestors on…

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Did Fire Sound Knell of Majestic Saltair?

Grand Old ‘Lady Of The Lake’ 8th Wonder Of World Destroyed by $500,000 Blaze By Les Goates  Saltair, the grand…

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President’s Message for May 2022

May is a time when the sun is warming, the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and hopefully, your…

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Pipe Spring, Arizona

By Robert W. Olsen Jr. Pipe Spring National Monument offers an insight into the history of a little-known corner of…

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PETERSON, Charles Sreeve

Mr. Powell, tried to persuade him to give up his faith or otherwise he would have to surrender his work…

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Barth Wagon Train 1864

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image source="external_link" custom_src="https://spartacus-educational.com/WWwagontrains4.JPG"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] By Robert Wagstaff Stories about St. Johns, Arizona are many, but in the beginning Brigham Young…

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ALLRED, William Moore

At Salt Lake City William's little daughter, Adeline, who had become blind, was blessed by Joseph Smith's Uncle John and…

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