BURT, William

A Master plasterer and his son John Burt Submitted by Alan Turner Many are the inspiring and interesting stories that come through our pioneer ancestors trials  and experiences. William Burt was  my 4th great grandfather who did much of the decorative plastering on the manti temple.  But the interesting story about him is that in […]


From History of Utah, Vol.4 By Orson F. Whitney A native of the Empire State, and member of the mormon battalion, a settler in Utah in 1847, Bishop, civic official and promoter of various enterprise’s, the name of Myron Tanner stands out prominently in the list of Utah county’s leading citizens and business men. He […]

SUTHERLAND, George Alexander

from History of Utah, Volume IV, by Orson F. Whitney UTAH’S Representative in congress from March 1901, to March 1903, was the Hon. George Sutherland, of Salt Lake City. He came to the duties of this important position as well qualified by education and experience as any man yet sent forth by this commonwealth to […]