A Chronology of Important Events: June 1887

Compiled by Andrew Jenson, Editor and Publisher of the “Historical Record” The population of the Sandwich Islands organized and assumed control of the Hawaiian kingdom, discontinuing the Gibson ministry, etc. A number of people were killed by Indians in Arizona. Russia was visited by an earthquake, in which many people lost their lives. Floods did […]

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 his term of imprisonment in the Utah Penitentiary for unlawful cohabitation was set at liberty. Miles Williams, of North Point, Salt Lake Co., was arrested, and the following day placed under $1,500 bonds and held under […]

Woodside Utah

from The history of Sanpete and Emery Counties, by W.H. Lever, 1898 Woodside is a station on the Rio Grande Western railroad, near the northern border line of Emery county. The town was settled in 1881 by H. H. Hutchinson. He was followed the next year by Scott Miller, Joseph Curtis, William Turner and others, […]

MILES, Lorin Church

Lorin Church Miles, former secretary and treasurer of the Cedar City chapter and vice-president of the National Society of sons of utah pioneers, was born in St. George, Utah, to William G. and Paralee Church Miles, died on November 15, 1992. He received his early education there, and after serving his country in World War […]

CHILD, Robert Rumel

Robert Rumel Child, 53, prominent sup member and Salt Lake building contractor, died August 4, 1970 in a Salt Lake City hospital after a lingering illness. Former director of the Associated General Contractors of America, Mr. Child has built hospitals, schools and industrial plants throughout Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Wyoming and Colorado. He was formerly employed […]