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LIFE OF Jil,L~ BRIOOE'!' GALLAGHER COTTAM AUG 12,1924

rUTERlAL GA'IHERED BY M.ARGARA'l' P..RBON AND ADA TAYLOR AND REi':RITT:~N .BY CP'.AROLO'tl'E JOHNSON TAYLOR. (MRS FRED G. TAYLOR)

VERY m'l OF OUR PIONi!:ERS HA.VE HAD A MORE EVENTl'tIL LIFE 'l'H.W' ELLE:N BRIDGET GALLAGHER COTTAM. STRONG IN CHARAOTER FROl·r A S!-lALL CHILD. SHE PASSED THROUGH. OBES'l' POVERfi. SICKNESS, L(lNLINESS. DAImER AND 6ACRll"ACE. fi~1TH 'AIm IN HEBSELF AS \'fELL AS GREAT FUTH IN GO

HER FP.'I'HER LOVED HIS PEASE:N'l' WIPE m\OUGH TO LOSE BOTH FORTONE AND TITLE FUR HER. SHE WAS

ELL!N oom AND ~lAS EMPLOYED AS A ;·.lAID IN THE HOME OF 'I1iE GALLAGHERS. AND ':IHEN JAMES,

THE SON C.\2,:E HOl·m '1'0 OODLlN liND SAl': T:,IS BEAUTIFUL IaISH GIRL, HE P'ELL IN LOVE ('!ITH HER All AFTE..tt A TD·!E PERSUADED HER TO CONSENT TO A SECRET M:ARRIAG.E" ;'JHICH \1&5 AN IMPLUSlVE IIISH E 110ULD B£ Most APT TO 00. HE LOVED HER SO HE COULD NOT n.iiAGINE HIS PARENTS Rg;!ISTING HER CHAff.!S FOR LONG, BlJ'I' n~ nus HE Ir!AS MISTft.l{m. roR \'II-!EN THEt DISCOVERBI) THE rACT, AS THE! DID l'lHEN ELLEN ~'1AS NOT ABLE TO CONTINUE AS A !~AID ON ACCOUNT OF HER HEALTH, mEl' WISHED HI

TO DESERT HER, 'l'HIS HE FI~Y REFUSED TO 00 ABO \'IAS MAOE A STRANGER TO HIS PARmTS. THEY

VERY I'INDLY 'l'AT(EN IN BY SCME. OF' HER KOTHERS PEOPLE, :'LHO i1ER.E w"8A.LTHY, \)HO 1f.E:\E VE:Y KIND Ol" HEART. AND MADE 'mEM WELCa~E. THEY I'tEMAINED THERE Ui\'"rIL A LITTL8 DAUGH'l'ER ~!~.S BORN IN 1831. ELLEN Il al DGET, THE a YBJECT 0 F THIS S TORT.

AFTER A TIME THE!', .AND A oot.J:PAIn' eF OTfi&;"S SE8KING HEW OPPORTUNI'lIES MADE THEIR AVi}:I 0

'I'O ENGLJoJ'1D. '!HERE TlIF:lE \ol!t.'U1: DE'I"l'F:P. AnvAP.TAG~ IN MAKING A I.IVING. !lURING AN EPIDEMIC OF

OHOLERA. HER FATHER CON'l'RACTED THE DlS1!ASE AND LEn HIS YOUNG tJlPE AND -4 CHILDREN, '""HO HAl

BEEN BORN IN 'tHE 1!E:J..NTIr'.E. BlUOOET, JAMES, TI-IOl:.fAS .".ND HMlNA OR ANN. ALONE IN THE i'rORLD

I'JITH NO ONE TO HELP HER.

LIFE Wft,B VERY HARD ro:t REB AND SHE RE:<!A..~aIE::O HOPING TO BETTER REL{ CONDITIcn AND FIlm

OO:.iPAINSHIP, BUT LOVE FUR HER DEAD AND BURIED i'lITH RER YOUNG HUSBAND. THIS SECOND HUSBANI

11.W A TAlLOR, maus JmlINS, tlHO ,'lAS BY NATURE SELFISH AND DISAGREEABLE. AS r,OCN AS THE

LITTLE elms COULD WINO A BOBBIN 'rrlEY WERE FORCED IPRCIi H~E BY THE STEPFATHER. ELLEl'l" &A..W A PE;NNY A DAY OOING TEIS PCR 2 YEARS. AliD AFl'En 7 YEARS HER SPI~I'I' REBELLED AT THIS CRU!!:! l·L!l~tS i1AY A.DSBE lEFT HO!-\E AND ACTED AS NURSE MAID IN PRIVATE HOt·ms. BUT SHE FINALLY ~'.I~'"T BACK TO THE 'AOTOR!' AGAIN \~'HERE LlNm 11AS MADE, AND SERE HER BROTHER JIM POUND HER. SRE HAD fl,lOT DETER,ul"m 'l'O KEEP HIDDEN PROM HER STEPrA'l'HER. SHE HAD NOT SEEN HER PEOPLE

FOR FOR YEARS, BUT ONLY LIVING A SHORT DISTANCE APART. ~'Hm THIS BROTHER AND SISTER SA~1 E.~J'~ OTHER, THEY RAN INTO EACH OT'clERS AffMS AND CaYING lI'OR JOY, BE TRIED TO PERSUADE HER TC

RETURN HlJ.iE, BUT SHE NEVER WFm AGAINB. SHE MET asa J.10THER SECRETLY. IN RER EARLY TE~~S,

A ~w'HITE SZELLING C.~.mt Ol'~ HER KfE';g. THEJ#ANAGER Of THE FACTORY ~JHERE SHE ~JOfU(ED 11AS VERI )<1 TO RZR AND .WJlANGED TO ~~TD HER TO THE MANOH.!!a1'ES, HOSPITAL, I'ffiBRE SHE RECEIVED SPLENDID

'l'REA'lM EN T. WHEN SHE nmoVERED THERE WAS NO HOME TO RETURN TO, SHE WAS INVITED ro THE FINE

HOME OF '!'HE MANAGER, BUT Et.LJilIlJ WAS VERI INDEPEN'DOO AND VERY KINDLY REFUSED ANO APPLIED l'\J.F! A POSITION rr mE HOSPITAL TO PAY roR HER 'l'REA.'IWili'l' 1'HERE. PROVI:OENCE MUST HAVE GUlDE HER soa SHE ''lAS PLACED IN THE MATE1NITY ROCM, CARRnNG mE SABlES BAOt AND roR'l'H FRaJ. THSI MOTHERS TO THE ROO·! v1H!RE THE!' SLEPT. SHE WAB SOON A!WANOED. SH~ ST1YEI) HERE, UCRHNG roB 2 Yl1A.RE-.WRERE SHE LEARNED A GREAt de~ a.bout be.bise end delivered mo.:..'"tY WC2len. AND m HER L THIS PRm,'ED A GR3:.AT BLESSIHG, BECAUSE LATER IN LIFE SHE DELIVERED nworums OF BAEIlro Ai.:;D NEVER )OS'l' A MOTHER.

EEro~1.E ENTERING THE HO~'PITAL, SHE MET ilILLIAM COTTAM, IN LANCHSHIRE, ENGLAND. BUT THE LOST TRACK OF E.4CH OTHER FOR A "/RILE, BUT i'lHEN' HE: roUND HER AGJl.IN HE PERSUAZOED HE..\ TO LEJ THE HOSPITAL AND MARrtY HIM. SHE t1AS 21 .-\ND HE:t HUSBAND 25YEARS OF AGE. SHE I1AS A DEVOUT C~TH014C. AND HE WAS A LA.TTER-DAY S.,uNT. AII"I'ER A SHORT TIME SHE BECAME COl'l'VERTED TO HER HUSBAND' S FUTH, AND THEr LONGED '~'O CO!C~E TO UTAH, THEr 8~ED UNABLE '1'0 GET MWW ENOlJGF

TO CO'",iE TCGA'I'HER I AND THE YEAJS PAS· 3D. Tn EY HAD A LARGS F1YJ.LY f M~-ry OF TnE OHILDREN on AT eIR'l'H. THEY FINALr,Y DECIDED THAT THE HUSB!j.ND ':10ULD GO FIRrl' AND S~ FUR HER AND THE CHUOREN LAIER. THEFt! "fEB'S ONLY, OP THE 13 CHILDREN LIVING AND SO HE oWV.NGED 'I:JITH HIS PARENTS TO OAllS FOR THE OLDER BOYS Aim SHE ;"'OUJ~D ro~.LO\'l LATE.:1 '.lI'l'H THE YOUNGEST J AND THEY i10ULO SEND roR THE CHILDREN AND THE GMNDPAHJ:'mS, (1'11L~,IAl~tS PA..QOOS) SHE OONSENTED BUT Hl NO I'NTlmTION OF LEAVING JollY CF THE CHILDRSN.

~l1LLIAM, THE HUSBA..'lD CAME MID ~olORi~En IN THS :.lINES (HIS TRADS) AT PENI·:Sn..V.,"JUA. AS soc AS HER HUSB,\ND LEFl', BRIOOET ~-:ORKED AT ?~ID1;IIFERY, AND SOON STOCKED A SMALL S'l'ORE. l'U·.LUNG -mILES rot{ HER GOODS vi:'-lOLESALE AND P.W THEH BAOK. IN 'l'HIS 1,1AY SHE EARNED ENOUGH TO TA.KI THE C:-IILDREN TO AMERIOA. ANOTHER CHILD WAS BORN 7 MONTHS APTER HER HUSB.lliD Le:FT, AlID THl.::

WAS i.:.EPT SECRET FROM HIM AS A SURPRISE FOR HIM. l'IHIil>J' THE OHILD l'fAS 9 DAYS OLD SRi: S'l',\R'l"i

ACROSS THE OOEAH. DURING ALL THIS TIME, SHE VIAS O?FOSED SITTERLY BY HER MOTHER, to,'HO 11A8

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A DEVOUT CATHOLIC, HER ~~O'l'HER FELT Sl-!:2 ,'/OliLD Slj,{ELY B3CotJ.E CNE OF 'TILE !;''IVES OF .BRlGP..A:.! IOtlNG,. AND SHE TOLD BRIOO£'!'. "I :,']OULD R4.T1:lE21. POISON YOU THm HAVE YOU GO ro U'l'A.>f. I AT 'rIlZ ROAT ~mEl'j SHE C.4.ME TO SEE HER OFF, SHE SAID, II ~'!OULD RATHER PUSH YOU INTO 'mE OCEAn THAN 'IO GU ';.'0 BRIGa.AM YOUNG." BUr;c SHE TRI ED TO CmrFORT HER MOTHE.i:t A1"D TOLD HER sl-:S: ('If-_S GOnW TO

PENlmY!..VHIIA TO EEJ HiJSBAND. SHE ~'AD 6 11EEi(S ON THE BOAT. A sl'oro~ CAlm UP ':,'HILS 'i'HEY "l2.'l.E

OH THE OO£..IJ{ &,:1) IT "1M SUCH A BAD S'l'ORH '!'HEY :'I~E TOSSED ABOUT IN ,:;UCH A :·~.Alm2:~, TH:i: C_\pTIAN

}.,i\'D So!,m OF ,mE crnaas 1'l~,lE !'rASHED OVER BOARD .!J-:D DH011NED. FOR 'I'P..REB \'!E'LS OR MORE THEIR CLOTHING ',U\.6 \1.E! }'Jm l'HSIR FOOD SOAKi!:D,. SHE THI~D TO KE':'P Tl~S TI:'~Y BABY'S CLOTHES DRY BY

;'-"E ;PU:O "!HEN ~'1RAPPED AROUND HERSELF. HER OLDEST BOY, J1'l-tE3 USED TO St_Y, ·COVER us UP, gA,

so WE '!IONT SEE OURS l!:LVES DamIN. II WIlli 'l'HE RXCEP'l'lO~'1 OF BlAVE FhITH~JL BnI OOET, .U.L eN BOARD

EXPECTED TO OHO\'IN. BUT SHE COHTII,UED TO PRAY AlUD CRIES .al-lD Q-ROAl1S. THE'I': ALL '\10FDERED AT HE:R

OAU'!, AND S}lE TOLD TH~1 OF HER FAITH ;\l'W B5:LIEF', .urn TH_\T SHE HAD BE'":Z< ?notHSED SHS \',ICULD A.tt.P.IVE SAFELY. THEY GAT!-1E.°.ED ABOUT HSl~ SEz~n<G 1"0 ,U':OElVE OOHSOLATIOF AIm FAITH !i':to;'·~ l{Ei.

SHE LANDED IN NEH Y01Ui OE Hm"l P.....Al{8 DAY. HER HUSBAND HAD BEEN TO j.1E8T HER l,I.N-lY 'fn.18S,

3Ul' COULD !"IND OUT NOTEING ABOUT THS SHIP. SHE i'IE1i!T '1'0 p~rnSYLVftJJIA, AND YOU Ok!'! n!AClr(E

HIS JOY AT }1EETING 'l'H::!,l. 3E: O}:!..Y ID:?EC'l'ED '1'0 ::; c:EHER AJ.'tD ONE CRILO Pl'l"D '·rr.lEN SHE P-lm...f4-

If children ARRIVED, THEY CRIED FOR JOY. AT B~INr.:. TOGATHER AGAIN •• um ESPECIALLY THE NEW ONE

\'lHICH HP.: DID:s'i'iT !'};C:' ~"ll'IY'1'HING :'IllOUT. HE CONTINUED ",10ft¥ING IN 'mE!-1IN&S UNTIL :'30R'ELY AFF-

LICAT8D 1.'ITH BOILS, 17 OF '!.~ri?';-'! en OiE'~ .. :<':'!t :,'!!',l'~!NC· IT !PPC.sr:',IB~r: ~'O ','.'ORK AT THAT TI:~::::, 'l'BA~ PA.\T OF THE. COUNTRY ',1AS INVADED BY A Hum OF LA\'fL':ISG MEN CALLBn, ITHE \,'[lI'l'E C'f'S1 TH.&."'Y \'IOULD E1.~TICE P~?LE FRO:~ HOJ.1E unDER FALf.E P:-<.ET~3"?;s PJ1;) !USTREAT AND )~ILr. THE11. 'ONE NIGHT A MAN

CAnE '1'0 OF.."!' HER TO ASSIST HIS T,'!IFE IN" CHILOODTH. }l>!ONG mm GIFTS NAS THE SPIRIT OF DISCERN-

~tEI\TT .\i.'P) SHE FELT HE \o]/\B .'\J.1 EVIL MAN.. 'l'HEY T lLY.ED A FEll' ~II0JTES AND SHE 'l'U:\NSD IN TfiZ HOUSE AS T::.:r 0 umt TO PIEPA:'!E HESS ELF TO C'-C fiJi'] ?!OlTNG UP A PISTOL, SHOT IN 'fHE AIR 5EV~RAL T:Q.1ES.

HE LEf"!' VERY QUIm'LY lu"\D SE~ FOUND OUT LJlTR.l EF. \',fA8 A !-t~·~DER Oft' '1'HIS BAH!),. THE!R xESCCUROES

\'l:SR3 VF..RY 10::') Ml'D Sl-lS HESCLVEJ TO sstI, E3H, HAIRt ',lIIeH W/o.S vaar AB1J!.1DS1:'-T. onE OFFERED '1'0

SELL IT FOR ~r40.oo TO !n ELACKBUffi~) 'l'HE romum OF nm l,lINE \'IP.ER~ HER HU3El1'lD ~'IOlrEDf BUT 1JHEN HE NG'l'ICED Hi!:R st',fOLLEN EYES, ASKED HER WHY? ~H8 ~}_!D '.rnE!' '.'IERE :,;'ITHOtrr FOOD, so HF TOLD H.€R

HE ',-:OULDGIVE I1E..11. Tll:': MQl.TEY, BUT SH2 '-'I.ftS TO rEEF 'l':~8 HAIR em HRq HEAD Al-iD 'l' . .IJ_~E C'_RB or U·. AS·

SOON AS 8HZ \'!A9 !-.BL8 ro sp.~ P_~.ID Hnl R~OK. HER SON '!F:;i'l' TO l:10RY. ~'!ITH HIS lI'A'!'EER AS SCON

AS TilE EmIL:::, t'r??,E BSTTER. S~··: TOI'K IN BOA~I.DERBf BESIDES P.R.\CTI,'~ING HER PRCFSSSION. 'l'I-lEY

SOON ~L\D EJ'c!IDUGR '1'0 COME TO UTP-J1. TI1?lH F!Ul;;NDS FROB EWJLAIiD. T,',:IfO !)ERE LIVING IN UTAH, TOLD

HER TO BRIP) CLOTHES, SHOES !!.l>!!J f,Umr 'fHAT THEY COULD, IFSTEAO OF i,lo~,rEY. TEEY C;,.}.!F.: ON 'THE

FIRST TRAIN, (F'RI EGUT) THAT BROtTGST C{\.F.-S, HAIl. ~Fn PASS Ef':GER8 • 'nIRRE lffiRE NQ EXTRA MEN TO RmE!VE THE cnEW, M-ID 'dHEN TF.E! REACHSD A !'jTATlon A'!' NIGHT FALL THE Er'rGnj~H, r:?SHAN, AND !3:1.Al'l'NAN ,ED CQi-:DUCTOR '.lOLLED UP IN THEIR BLAiTll,F.TS IN ~l.: STATtON HOUGE .".!,~iJ SLEPT UNTIL l-!OR!UNG. THEY AR1IVED IN OGIIIN ON THIT F'I3.S'£ T3.AIN INTO Or}D~!. AND THEN OIT ro MORG}J~ UTJI.H ON OCT. 6, 18$. AND h'E.I~E nET AT TH;_;: 'l'2UU:N BY BROTHER 'l'!icmL~ DEAR OON Al'lD li'RI En os • TE Sf SI:TTLED U~ PORTERVILlE, ,. HILES ~,3T O!" ~·!ot:tGAJr, U! A HOUSE \-lITI! A DIRT FLOOR, QUILTS '1'_,;,:E

ussn Fen, OOOE~S, BURLAP !P.GS ron 11INOO'··~:::. TtlE"[ lJERE Tli.'£ FIRST PEePL! Ii>: ?ORTEIt.VILL'G: TO :'1AVE

A S'!'CYJ: l>1TO A LA!"lP UHICH BRIOOET E:tOUGHT IH OGDE1>I, SRI<: T'RA1eJ) A JEVor.vER A'ND A SUI'l' 01" ULOT!-iE:3

Fe.: THflo1. BEING A HIHF...q HE !o,'AS 'I'E,;lY F.NX!OU$ TO ~1"l"rL~-: IN EtHEICA 0:1. '"t"fO':Il'iG. BU'f HIS ':!I?:!:

:,·lAS D2T~ft.uHED '1'0 nnSE1F::3. CHIIJDREN IN A :aE'l'T'.~R Er-!Vlo :m--!EN'r. til LLI . .I!·1 \-!SK"l' TO EtLt8KA oro

UClUC nUT Cfo.ME HC!-fE AT EN,£,E~ALS ":<J:1ILS H:: l·tA8 r.,_·HAY SHE t,CI)UI,tSD A FA..:·n. .!..1·'JD·I'f ">l,.S A vc-::aY

HAP·~Y Sl"lPJlSE !;I'en TITE :mSBAND ':>'Hm,; HC: Yi'OUND 'l'HEM ALL SET'i"LED Oj;r I.AN fiCi';I!::rl" to GOcnZNESS FldM" AS HIS D'UGHTrB EXP~~ESSED IT. HO:'1 TH;.:li.F'UI .. B:1!OOET 'WAS FOR HER EX.?E1I'iQ':CE IH mE HO~PI'l'1\L

IN '.mar.AND. SRI!: 2!\:ul"ED !t;'NY OOLLARSTO H%P PAY FOil THE !is;',! FMi¥.. PART OF THIS F;m-l ~';AS A

LARGE :.feAOOI1 5 MILES UP 'mE CANYON. 1;IIE "r:t:!:N'I 'TO HELP HER OLDES'l' son PITCE HAY. TrlE"!

HEARD A. PLAPT!VE SOUND AND 1BUE·IBERIND HSIl.RING 'l"iB PA..l>.TTHERS CALL, OESC1UlIED AS SUCH. TH!rr

08CIORD 'I'Iu:r THEY ~!ERE ABOUT '1'0 BE AT'fAOYED BY ONE. THEY URGED THE SLQV1 OAIN rc GttEATER ~PEED

AND WH1Jlil T:l.£Y ARRIVED HOHE: TI1EY DID NeT HAVE Ii S?EAR OF ltA.Y LEFT. TREY HAD COAf!: so FAST

THEY H}.D LOST IT .t"LL. SHE OFTEN TO)!' THE CHUDREN TO FlOl UP POTATOES FOR THE ~INTeR. SHE If.UTE 1,'J.5HED THE SCHOOL HOUSE i:.'HICi-! a.LSO S~VED AS A CHU:lCH A!';O TOi'.1: !H-LL.

SHE TOO'" IN h'i'.S:-rING. M!O DID J?VERYTHn~G POSSIBT~E '1'0 HELP,. 01>1E CHILD i\'Jili BO&I1' AME-t

'1EA0RING UTA,l{, A GIR!: SLlZABETH,. TIm CHHO!:U:iN'S CLOTHES AND SHOES '}SHE so SH.ABEY fIlA'!' SHE

F'l!LT .\5;-HMED TO SSI-'!D T!--!:131'-l TO smmr.y scnoot., A1~O AT 'I'IMES rl!LT VERY DI3Com.AGED. '3HE CALLED AT TIlE: :10!·m OF' E~I';"W ~O'·ISR!NG. A PATRV_:tCH OF 'I't[l~ omuou, :'.11E::i A r.:E'.1 H.EY '/fAS 90l{N f BHi~ S.rooE!VEO f.. UCNOERFUL ELBSSIHI! AT THIS TIr~E Al"l'D ;':I-,S TOLD 'TE!I.'r AS LONG AS SHE :i.E'.JA!NED FAITHPUL AND TRUSTED I!:! THE LORD, S:rE ',1DULn BE SQUA.t TO A.LL OCCASIONS. Al1D IN n·m PRAOTISE OF MID\'lIFERY Fe)_{ 50 YE}.RS. ill Ei:iGLAND, PEID!SYLVANIS, PGRT&WILtE Mm SNO',','VILL£ VT."-f{, 3H2 i'lI!.'VER

LOST A MOTHER o:t A BABY. IN pa:lTTIRVIl,:"E, SHE US~AL~'rT TO TBS: PA'I'Is:r'l"3 ON HottSE Et/~' J

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~lADING STR:::.rI}lS, AND SOM'S 'rIMES ,UDING on THE RUNHB'(_"; agARS Of' ".'AGCNS. ;','H9~ rOT PJ3LE 'TO GB"l'A HOgsE, SHE ;'!AL!':''SD THJ.OUGH THE SNO", ro:1 MtT,ES. THE !'~IGHT '~AS NEVE::t TO DART<". CH T:':E 'JAY 'fOO

r/R, FOi\ !'lEB. 00 C-O, \".~{3N sr;;.~ )/AS 't\E8D~D. AFTER (·mvUTo '?O SNO'-rllLLE, T:!!-f~H.E THB p;m'PLB '::E!i.t

SOA'l"fEREO, bH8 OBWJ.'~\ ,','Ef'j' 25 oa,o M1L~. THE,! ,/ UT.') PUT Her.' aoces H: 'I'P.C: Sl,:'::IGHS ro I':R!':P fl"1,CM l<'1{e;,':ZlI'!G, BUT .sH~ NiWER f\E?JB3D ro CG. Srr~ SSEM80 TO BRING _tj~ 1..'il~.OSPI!ilim Oil' FAI'I'H

AND Hllf'E l'.'J:'fIl HEB.. srm Al .. GO TRE..~TEO OOi~TAGICU3 DIS':1'..s?S. 1'1' BE ·NEDA GIFI' (fI'nt HE..I1.. SHE

DID acr j;NO;:1 EO':.' '1'0 {BAD 1', THE;1I,IOHFir E'{, ns FACT 3HS QctiLD FTITHER ?.:S~_D OR \1Rl'l'E. 8HS mUt,LLY

-_- OHA'"-mED $5.r)Q FOR r-rs ~~'HOt.E ILLNESS, ftjIJ') IF '1'8:; PEt:!'L2 :'rE;~t:: IN POOR cr:WlMSTANCES '3H8~ETURNED THfI'l'.

TH8Y HAl) f'!EARD 80ME 81:WOU;1An.mG RE:,\A;11c: 0:;' FiIWA'T-O:l"Y 001.mTRY, {11m '·,'Ir~l.Hl,: . .u~D Hlti OLDEST CON ""UK A CO:·IP,djo;Y OF QTHEiI. Sm'LSRS ',1r::N'l' 00 CUtlLS".' VALr;8l' ~.:;:\) TOGK A ?LOT OF LAIm, \ND

SP8NT 'l'[{ S ','iIl1TEtt PLO','·-'ING. IN TH 8 S "T-\ING TiT~Y R-E'J:U1NEU .11.1'10 '3:':j"~ F\r1'J'i':3 CONS! D~RED THE

A.OVISABILI'£Y O!1' T~i' I?G 1'HEtR P:-:ULIES OUT ":"rlE1B TF sa,":.\ ~'rER8 HO SGlIOOL3, NO GHUlCgES Q,\ OJ1G,~,J·lZA'i'I01l3 0 1;1 tli.~Y l'IND, AUD V"'.J{! FE¥.~ PEOPLE, THZ! F8L'l.' IT ~!iAS NOT on: SE TO TAl': E THElJ. AT THIS TIME, 'Ojlmous TO 'l'HIS J HE Hl\O TA""S;N W' A HOl-J~ S'i"'.:AD IN ROOPE..t{ UTAH, J~"tm TFiEY IJECIiJED TO

l·IOVE THE~S, BUT :ms\':; 'I'HEY "E1'IT ro P:t8PABe '['0 MOVE, TC,-:; routm OlJ',!, H,g HAD '·'}-r..lTED TOC' LOnG ~XD HAD

LOST HI:3\IGH'l'S. SOBE Ol~E EI.S, HA.D TA.EEN rr,

l·lE: BAO 801 .. D HIS HOM'£ L ?oR'l'3RVI 1_,L 1£ , ?SFO]E Hi': "KNEW THIS S(; Ti-iE:-tE :{iliAIEED NOTi1ING ~L3E

'1"0 00 3UT GO ro CUi-{LS·'·' YALLEY. THEY -PACKED u:: I~D STA,iTEO ;:IITH 2 HEAd. of' cl'.ttle::2 OXEN, 2

HORSES AND A \1'WON. 0' THIS 'lI1lGON tHE FPMILY '-!AS VER.Y P~OUD, AS IT HA.O A SpaING SEAT AND

WAS Oil. A 'II}l BY ~ SPAN OF HO~SES. me Jc'u;:mn TOCK 8 OA.YS AS THEY HAD TO TR.,!,VEL VERY sLmlJ..,Y. IN AN AU'l'OMOBILE NO~'l THE SAME OIST.!.NCE IS TH'1ELED IF ,TO 6 HCUi~S.

ONE NIGH'l' 'f!lE! CAMPED IN CORINNt:. U'l'AH AN? TlIE MO'l'HER '.'IOUL -:-1 LET THE CHILDREN GE"r ONLY SO FAR A.WAY FRO!,IJ HER, FOR FEAJ SHE "''Cuto loOSE THEM IN 'rH~ 'tALL IfflEATGRASS. THE! ARRIVED A'l' tHEIR N8'11 HOME THE FIRST OF MAY. THEIR NEW HOM~ NEITHER HA.D F'LOQ;l.S, OOORS OR ",'INOO~'1S

AND THE.; STOC;{ rlANOERED ALL OVER AT RANOOM. BRIOOEr HAD GONE 1'HaOUGH SCi MUCH Hf .... 'R.DSRIP AND

WAS so \'18ARY A.ND OVBi~\;'O~£O, SHE B?O_-'.ME ILL. THRBE OF THE OHILDRW GOT LOST ANn SH~ SENT,

OF 'I'HE OTH~R CHILDReN TO FIND '1EEM. SHF. \'iORRIED so i·roOF! I"E~RE nra 1"lt<1'ALLY C'.aT Shcr TIUT

SHE ;_,'AS DELE'lOUS l'iHEli 'l'BE! !OLD Hf.:t THEY 'i8p.E, ALR.I(;HT. W!Hl! SHE \lIAS IMPROVING SHE DETE.r.tl.!INED

'1'0 TPINl' MORE OF HER 8LESSII~GS AND LESS OF HER' miN HARDSHIPS. BD SHE REO.AI.LKD !HS: BLESSINaa

SHE HAn RECEIVED \"IITH HER HUSBAND. \'1HEN THEY RroEIVED THEIR mOOWNMENTS. THE TRIP TO THE

ENOOWNMEN'l' HOUSE IN Stl-,LT LAD P'R0}1 PORTERVILLE, UTAH. THE WEATHER W AS VERY COLD AND STORMY

SHe RlOOALLED, AS IT WAS MARCH ,AIm 'l'HiLY HAD TRAVELED IN A 1tllBER WAGON \1ITtICUT A SPRING SEA.T

~._ THE WhOON f;EIN(;' DRAWN' BY OXEN, THE ROADS VERY BAD AND FOa Ti"':O )ULES SHE HAP \'fAttED THRU DEVILS

CA'l'E !N WEBER CANYON THROUGH OlE:P SNOW. SRE WAB VERY ANXIOUS 'to 00 AT THIS TIME AS S}l8 '~'AS

EXPECTING ANOTHEJ BAEY, VERY SOON. Dt\N'IAL H. ~tELLS PERroro.-tED THE CERmerIT' AND HE CALLED HER

BZCr. MJD GAVE HF.R 1<. sscorm BLESf.:tNG, SAYING IT WAS A VERY RARE 'rRING TO SF.:E AN IRISH CATHOLIC

CONVERTED rc TI!F. F'clTH p..NO HAVING HER EHOOtm~F.NTS. T:<fIN GIRLS WERE BOM TO Tli&,i AFTER THEY

AlUIVED HorAE, MARY ~n l-ihR'l.'HA. JUST THINK OF' ALL :!:XPERIENOE AND SUOH A ~ARD '1' ,IT> Al~n TH~

TO HAVE T:''ll!S. AT THIS TIME A VBRY DEAR FlUEND LOST HER BAbY fWD ASf~ED BRIOOET TO GIVE HER ONE or THB; T~'llNS, THU1T1ING ONE WOULD BE AU, SHE COULD PROVIDE FOa IN THESE HARD TIMES, BUT BRlOO!!."!' KNEW THAT THE LORD i'l'OULD PitOVIDE ..

IN T~;iO MO;i.8 Y::O:;ARS SHE GAVE BIRTH 1'0 A BAEY GIRL. THE SNO~" ,'lAS 2' FT. DEEP AND IT WAS A

BU'TEctLY COLD DJ..Y. 'fHERE ;.Afi KO ONE N BAR "?O HELP HER, AND OULY AN OX T.8J-M TO GO FOR HELP,

~H£ FELT SHE OID~:::NT '-1}J"lT '10 RH: J~EF"l' LONG ENOUGH FDI{ ANYONE 'fa GO OUT IN 'mIS BITTER COLD

WE\THE~l TO FIND HELP. SO THE BABT WAS BORN ',11TH 'THE HELF OF HER HUSEAND, THEY SUD THEY J'lL,T

SO MuCH LnE THEY IM'GINED ADAM rum EVE FELT 'IHA~ 'l'RE! NAt·'1ED THE LITTLE GIRL, "EVE" EVE

LIVffiD UNTIl. Sf-iS WAS ~ YEARS 01.0 HAD A FAlULY OF 4 CHILDR~ AND \1ENT AS A. PI~ER '1'0 BIG HORN

WYOMING, THE FIRST WHITE WOMEN THERE. BRlOOET THOUGHT AS SHE LAY IN HER BED ''HO:.i THE LORO

HAD HELPED 'l'HE:·1 IN TRElR TROUBLES. AND [;iRE FELT TPA'l' IN THEIR NEii l.'/ORLD HE i10U1D OP:cN'£EE

WAY ?DR 'IH.El'! OUT OF EVERY OO:BFICULTYAND GIVE REB. STRENGTH AND KNmn.EOGE TO HELP HER nll'SE.~D AND OTHERS IN DISTRESS AIm SHE F&LT THAT IN T IS NE~ \iORLD HE INOULD OPEl~ TilE WAY l"CR 'l"rUN. GRKAT FAITH HAD BE'::N EXOERISEO FOR HER BY THE F.~..uLY AHD 'l'HE ELDERS. A "DANISH N!ITGHBOR BY BY THE- Ni'.ME OF HAN5E:N I'IOULD Cm<1E AND AllUNSTER TO HEt( IN THE. DAr:!SH LANGUAGE~ SHE AL\~AYS FIU.T 'l'HF. SPIRI'l' OF THE LORD WHEN Em. HANSEN OAl-jE. SHE BEGAN TO BE HER Oil'N SELr FULL OF RoPE IGAIN, AL~'IA.YS LC9KlNG ro:~ OP:'ORTUNITIES rc HELP OTHERS.

WlLT,lAM Arm HIS OLDF..sT SON CUT CEDAR POSTS .AIiD HAUL'iID THEM 60 MILES TO SELL THE), ANO

TH ROUGH THI S FJ.JTERPRI ZE PROVl OF.o FU R HIS !,,/>J-.lII.Y. AS 50('lN J,2. THE! i'TE ~E ABLE TH EY STOCKED

A ST0RE IN SN01,'lVILLE, THEY BAB 2OO0LB5 OF ~GU3,,tim 3 B!l.R1.El.S OF SY:\UP OF i'lHIOH SOLD VERY

QUIOYLY. THEY HAD EOUGHT OUT THE oo-op S'i'ORE. THEY t:nr~s VERY THRIFTY AND SOON HAD ABETTER

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HOME. IT l:La.~: A 2 ROC1H LOG HOUSE. BR!OOET iHS NO;·J I\BLE '1'0 PHACTI8 HER PROF"388ION WD KER

HUSBA~O STA.:lTED TO PErI'HON '1:0 GET A HAlt ROU'f8, Ills GO'\' THE CON'J',~\O'l' ').'0 CA.RRY IO.!!. TO KEI,TO)l

HI,AJ{ 'l\nCE A ~JEEK, LATE-{ HE FRelGH'['ED FRO~( j, %'fON '.\'0 liAILYt '/000 rtIVER COUNTY, IDi\HO.

'1'H2Y HAD Ne:fEH BES'-l" ABL=: rc H~LP BRU1G ANY OF' 'iBr.:IH PI<'X)PLr~ ro 'r'1~~I IJOUNl'R!t"-'N'O NO',:! THEY

FEL'!' J:1:EY COULD SO 'fHEY GEN"!' 1JIONliJ' FD" WILT,!AH'S OLDEST WmTRElt. 'l'HEY AJ.,'30 SA.VED roR

BRI!)GET f S OLDEST BRC'l'HER, WHOM S:-l~ LOVEn VE;r';RY DE!<.RLY. BUT H Ii: I}I'~~D f]1,:F'Q"l,g 1'H;;; ;<1O:'lJE'.Y .{E~"C!:l ~~D

~1':GL}.""D.

THeIR OLDEST OAUGH'l'EH, "iA.RCARA'I', HWING HAn 'l.'HE >\DVAJ~'l!VF:S Ol<' :~o~rF. r;CHOr:L!NG,I S'J'.-\:{T€l)

SOHOOL TEACHING AND A.\\CNG HER PUPIL,.S "i~,H'~ ,'iAl\Y nLJ)R,q 'filM' 1:-!.1:!:qS;:'~LF. '!'Hr.:: r;r'JH00L Hr::l.lS1<.; WAS

SUI1'l' BUIL'l' NEAR TIl? FOOT HI118 A.r-iD A MILE: Fl«)M THb: HODS ,~. 'I'H8: nOY 1\'I'OES ~J."D ;<IL1) CA'!'TLS

KWE H£R VERY mmltSl. !N FAG': S;'E !,10ur,1) :,','AIT UI1'r'IL ':'ts y('tr~1G "'iK,j C~lm '[0 OPl!1l O;:'i-jfi; ):fCUfll.i.

H!!:R '",E'lTLE SIS'fERS AND BROTHERS AND WUGRBOR.':3 C'!!LDR~l AT'r.~nED. 'l'HEf{E ;lAS }10 MOiiB:"i FtlP=!. THIl

LABOR, ntn 8:18 .:li!:C~;IVEO al~DAR PCS'l-S, '1EAT ANO FLOUq_

THE liULLO';.TING SUHHER 'tHE i'iA;m O;1,GA\'~IZED .6.ND At,L THE F~·M1LY BECl\ME ACTIVE \'II'M"ERS. flR-looF:

WAS 11 -;.j,ltLl EF SOCIETY Tg~,CIlER, SOI·l €TIilHG FOR \~lUOH SHE ~A.s. P!l.RTlr:!lLAHlLV Fn~E1). MARGA. t:i t..'J'

;.!AS SillRE'J.'AR,Y OF' MUTUAl .. BRIOOE'r IS VISIT1NG TE.'"QTq<:rl cm~PANION \\'.\8 eLr,~::N (lOQ01,IFE, ". ,'l!~.~1'" LAD: i'/HO us &0 A H{) aN. ,A"lJ?i"l' E:L j ,\<~, AS 'rHl<; rJP.l I, DRt;;N IJA!J) ,EO B: F:R f!fOUJ, D COM t<: rum HAV 8 L ONCE i"ll'H 'rHE FAMILY BEFORE 1..J&A..VING THE!q HOUSS. T!iE"{ WOULY) AT,<I,'JIY5 !, Nlr.J,L IN PRAY'!:R ,i1'l'H ',l'HE 'J:I'ft.)'IJLY, 'If:·:Y coui, DWo'!' '1"' iLl!' TOfJATH SH ;'/iTHOUT ,SHOUTIJ~I} so TH1!\:' ;.,1(~1.1I ,;) ()OUNO!r..f'CGI\.TH":R' ~;!;!{,d.1<~ Lr';_~VHlG ; t(l,,:::

OR. ON '1'H2 OREeK B1\.1,\K.

THERE WAS A VERY WEALTHY MtJ~, ~ICHAR.n CRcr;l~ R:1., "{HO (l,~ME otrr ·~H8RR 'rl-l'rr r,IVED, !i'HO H.o.D 14,000 HEAD OF' O'.~Tl,EA l.!.R L.~GAN OWNED 1:;00 HF .. \O OF OA'l''i'Lii: fiND HR CRO(lKER it~N'rO:;:D ro BUY '.i'HE}! EUI FI.NDING CRom~EK HAD A GnE,fiT DBA!.: OF MOt~1IT fu~jlF:O A a7t".:/·.'l' Tl~,nl.J !-·\O'~g 'Il(~N THI~y 'IE\{~~~'OI{'l'FI 50 WILLIA.~ I\C'fRD A8 AmID FO::\ OROGKER, !30UC,W!' TB~; CAT'j'JJ!i; ot!' JJAMGAN Nm !JlAi; PAID 1:"03 HIS

'l'H,OUBLE 1500.00 \,'lUOH LOOY.EU LnJ!: A lW)!nUNI<; TO \')ll,TJB~f ,A·tl)) B"I'(OO1!;'J:'. ~tll_ r:l~CI{F.{ Q'tINED A LAnG

IN'J 1S,'iT IN 'thE RAIL'{OAD A!,l) 1'JA.S IN ."'. KJRr'I'lON 'I'n HELP ANYON,~ WHOM 1:'8 n;.o I.lO~·fI'lD:'~.NO~ IN.

LIE: FLAm'EO T0 H~1m 'I'HS rmOIJ1'!D 'P'1il9Q'&'D A.;.'I<D GAVE iHLL1.6.M 'tHl:<: GCN'l'~/lilT. TI'lS '!IA.~ A l·,/j.}l:r-s

UNDE!1TAl'nm Yt"OR l'IILf,I~~, I..IlT IT EROllUflT i'l(J){1i\i'()f( MH:Y (,n';:': >\NTI ~1A$ A' G{Et.t HELP TO 1'H'? (!OlJN1'R ,'~T THIS 'rum. \"r:rL:,I.A...:'~ il.'ND BIUOOE!' Al,8C HAD \:\ LIl8(W Sg'.!' COF'fR.ACT. SHE ALfj(l RAJl THE Wi'f)~1!: A

COCKRl roE 'THE !-'.j~.N, ':iH1L;;: HE MPld.GED TH);: sal,':!' I\US:rN'~~SR. -'L',TAYS TRYING '-"0 m:r.r hHEft.O .~Nf) tHE

SfJ-l1!: 'l'IM:S HELP!NG O'i'H')RS.

6TC:~E l' EZPINO- Sg:':HB:O '£'0 BE flNS OF' f:HI l"Xl8T8 '!oC_6T!('lNS. ~~l.Et·lBl<~·( <:.:H~ GOULD 11E!'l11.,!:" HBf~D

OR. ~nIT$. BUT SH:':: YEPT 'l'1iACY OF I!."":;:RYTHING b,NYON~: Bonn-H'!.' '" !JOW ''iI'£9: ?q:(Cl~[i IN urn HEAO.

JH"2 HA~) A SYSTm or.' HF.il OVfN Kb">cPPiG ~,'Hf, lItON'R.X' STRAtHHT B" USXNn H:IOV~ OR HA!Jt~ ANn F'OII:WH

CIRCIl'ib, SHE H .... D A WOND~ft!"UL MF1:10RY. ~.IH8N SHB e'>M\l: '1\0 OODF.N Foa A B1I,I, OJ" IJO(J1')f)_ FROM

so ao rIG ao ~rs, HA YING KNC~,\IJ.~ 'l'B Fl" IN !i:i'!GI .AliD, SH E ~! !!."V'E H US ED A nm' 11;, 8H·~ JUS'1' R ELI E!) C N H\'~R M!!l:10RY. SNO':TVILl,E: BY THIS 'I'I~i8 WAS !,f1JCH !AO'\E AC'J'IV8 'l'HAN IT IS TC'DAY. THEY U38D TO Bur HIDES /~D P~L'i'S AllD PINE NUTS FROl.J 'THF INm~ns :r:N YI{P' SP~UNG I)F 'l'ilE Y~:AR.

AT ONE Tn!.:<_: SHE '/J!TK T:'10 OF HgR DA.1JGHTI~~S ~1EUE U·OPB.. ALL 'l'HE M€H N~R.E AWAY \'/OitrlNG ON

THE FARH, AND A BAlm OF' FIJI~NS CAME 10_0\]);;';1) lal1TB WOOL 'iND Hl!lEc.l ro ~~RAm';. ~;}H!: BOllGHT THEIR

HI'O~ .\ND WOOL AND GAVe 'mm:1 tHE l-!m1".:Y AS ,JAB 'I:HeIR CW~TOM' AND TlfEY IN 'l'Uitil PAID MONEY ~"OR F?lDVItHCiNS. A.i~ 0 S1Oi1 E oo: 00 OF' I!.LL U iHJcl Il'l'OI.Ui'YtN"(i C'\ L:r.00. r:;H 1<: n::P'J" C,r] 1~ Il.dD i;'O~~ ',mE-: :mD'u.NS THEY H!.VING 'fiE p:urF~RENOE. THEftE NAtl AN A.R'I"ICLE Wi~ICH 'l'ME:! ~lA}l"rED SHE DlOO'T HAVE, SO 'l'HE! \'lEN'l 'EO nJE OT:1E!1. S'l'e;aE Oh1!.~ED BY 'h{E: BIS}{O'P~ AN,) i!1F';:_~8 Jo)1GfI'( J,.'[ HEH. S0 TBE"1 C.'.f.f!': BACK 1\:'>0

'ro(:F. \;7:lA'; ~JOOL THEY ',1J...NTEO, A.."iD 8Htt: ltIAS H8LFl,!~S: - TO 00 .I·NY'J.'_ING. OONIfOO'l'EO '1In"R 'l'HEB STORE

'11K. A HOTEL \'l!-!&:RE THBY MlM' PEPPLE OFU,lJ ~'INj); 1,1!iO REME"mES€D TI1m:·~ FQ'!. THEIR :tKJNES'l'Y'. AT

ONE T:U~~ P. DISOOU:~AGED FRlJIll p~~!)i)r~ER BI10UGHT A LQ,l.D OF nUIT TO RN("';VnLJ.l:,ON.LY '1'0 FIrm THREE PEDDLERS HAD P'lECEO~D HIM AND HIS FRUl'I' w~s S6:LLING SO S'(.,O\·;LY IT ~E:CIl.ME OVER 3lPS AND BRIOOET \,IMTTE:) TO HELP HID IF ~)HE OOUIJD. Sl-{E HAn ~ LOAD OF ~PTY SODA.. iI'A'l'F.R BOt'ILE:1. W'rlIOR HE '«lULD HAVE NO TROVELS SSLLtING ANO ~'iHICH ['[OULD MI!:1' RIa EXPENSES. SHe: TOOK 'I'HE OVf,R R.IPE FRlllT O;;oF HIS y'.~,N1)S ~"'m RIS,;' PoD GB'i''l'IhG- RID OF' I'L'. tIE: ~IAS II ':7J,:,OR MrJIl ~[,!.n COUU) NOT AF'!1'I:.1itD

'M LOS E THIS WJNEY I LATE oJ. HE SAl 0 B 8 B1.. il:S 3 EO 'i'~E DAY H)!; ~-l"E'r' HE~.

SHE ':f."'-S VERY 'rHOUGH'I'FtlL AND GENeROUS. A'r m1'':: ·i'!MS 'l'!-IE 'J'OWN- 'il"S s&\!:m~G A 1)£LEnA'U ro A

CON'VeNTION, BUT NO ('\iiI!: S~FMED '?O 't'Hll'W HI~ :NEI1:0EO MON'!:! TO p,,,-y HIS E:("'E!.{SES, GO sne G!\'VE HD!

$10.00 TO FSLP.

AT ONE rnm IN' ~1CL 4ND HE?, B RO'I'HER .. Dl-JJJr..W CfJ<li'l: '1"'0 ~<iORv, IN '1'1-13 inN ES ,'..NO 1'!E~:)ED A LA-! '" TO lr/8,\R OF HIS Ht\r AS THE MIliERS USED, BU,\, HAD "'0'1' Trl.F: MONTJ:Y '1'0 BUY n Af(O NltI'fH:ER DID SHE.

tUT SHB PA 'rED REa P8'J'UCOA'I !"OR THE: M:ONF.Y AND BOUGHT' IT. ANO-rHER Tn.!!!: A CONVEH'l' rs,Ql:·i '<,:l,(;.L.'

',lANrSD 1'0 co TO THE: 'rB'!,",PLE, AND l1!Di~~;~' H.'W~ nt's CLCTFES 8(" 8H5: f1ELPEDtlER GE'l' tHai..

13EFtlP.E LF.AVING PO:tTERVILl.S, SHE P3.E.HNT8D THE; CHUJOH '::ITH A P:i.1:Tl'Y 3.EO AND BLAGr< TABLE-

CLC1'TH FtH THEIR ALTEB. THIS \-as IN 1871 ANn J"HO--tU(p IT UNTIL 19081 l'll!F..N THEY. ~:E..'BUIi~2

I

ONI<: OF THS SOR:10WS IN HER I,l~ l</Af, THE DEAT:.:r OF' RF:R LITTLE: THREE: P.....Al{ OttO DAUGHT8:R, ELIZ,\, WHO \'1AS DRO'n'NED I:N ENGLAND. SHE vIAS MOVIl(G Al'!D GAVE THE CHILD A P;;;ICB OI1' BREAD Aj':j) 8V:rTE::~ iI."ND WE.!:"f ON :·;C.tI\ING 'i'nItL !l\;G a2H. GRJ.J\:i·10'£H~ OO'l"TAM ~!~S HATCl1Il';G H2:r1, TIiEY roUND HER ABOU:' YllOOGHT, ;"1 TiiE BUTO~ OF l'HJ; S:"";\;.13:5 LYING ''ITH .'i:!:R FACE IN THE son :10D ANT) './A.TEa :;.:,{1CR

i'AB I:, T;';;:: G:-;:·LLB. ~"ITH "IRE PIECE OF' :9;;S~D3TILL IN HER HA..I'{!). TilA'l' 'J!lS .ruST SEFCil.E HE,. JON

,jAMES "rfA.S BORN.

"iHILE Hila 'j.'ROUBLE AKD OIHER THIr-iGS 'l,'ERl!: H;...I';::;;;UNG 1'0 THIC COUPLS ALONG ':,11TH ALL THEIR

raULS, THEY' RF:UINED TRUE TO THE FAITH. 'J.'HEIR. CHILDRE%f \i'm 'I'O THE LeGAN 'l'EMPLE \G,7H '~'1;1lM

J..ND ~;EHE SEALED TO THiJ.I. 'fHEI' WERE AL'U .. YS U;UTEO AND \','HEN 5HE \U .. s r;U3.surQ /..ND Iri ;';ALkING

DISTJI1~CE HER HUSBl;.nl '::OULD COj·rz 'to SE3 HER A.ND t."J:!ITS xrs II'AI'l'H ~':I'.r\; HERB. -lJH:· FAlTi: ",'A'J NEEDE:D, MA1W TIM83 ~'nER.E ','m~E DIF'?ZREll'1' Bli.1TH::i TO. CO?r \;"ITH ,"eN1) :; ~:; ALt'AYS HAn EEa PAl'IUn' Al1-iliUSiE!i.ED TO AIm S~7£: F'"'~T THAT evs.;''!THING ,;'QULD ilE ALRIGlil't.

~-rriiiI; THE t'.",~/S (IF THe: STATE R:Q,Ur~EO A ~UD"rIFE tc RAVE F.. OE'?TH'lC.I,TE mOM sc~,m SCG00L 01" 'EHNlJ.i[G, HuNDREDS OF LETTERS )EJ.E RmEIVSD BY THE PEOPLE :'IHB HAD THIS :'fORY. IN CHA(tGio: IN SALT L}j,E, PlITl'TICNn';G T1i~,j 70 ALLOt.: ~"jns con;.:" TO PiACTISE lI:ND TE3TI?IllG or HE.{ C\1EA.'l'

ABILITY. '.friF.N SHE BSCAl-tE 1'00 OLD TO PR1I.CTISE ;;'F."E :,/CUL'O '1'}...1:E t1ER OLDES':!' D,~UGHTm ALOl:G 'W 00

'l'Er; ;';OBK ,iu:W SHE \{OULD Dn£C'I HEd ilHAT .10 00. LA.'l'ER ~HE ?,UD ::'0,. THE TRAINlN(;. or '.LllIS

DitUGHTEa. II>. l·.;I;j:,:U'ER.Y. me: OF HKi. Ff.'1'IENT3 :,[OVED 7'0 SAL'!' LAf.E JJ;"J DIED LEil.VIUG 7 CH1LDREN, .AND' '.<iHILE THERE Il~U PLt1>ITY OF fiELATIVES. WKE or 'lHE;~ WAN'TED ','HZ i1ESPON~IJ:;I1I'rY OI<' SC !,1ANY IN WE crrr , so BRlOO'iIT ?E!\'T TO S!.L't LAYS Ii,; A COVBRED ~J/1.00N AND BROUGHT 'lIm. ROME H1'1'H HER AND FOU1~D Hm·l~ [;'OR 'tanH, SUB ;:CP'"~ OZIE CF THr. ;;OY3 AIm RAI~EJJ Hnt .1£ HEn c"','n. !;·:AoIN:8

G i\.~:;~ iJPA CO'IT.AM l.s 0 ii ".'J.I~j.lI A;,~ f s ;:;U ,~P:U':E \lHEii SHE C/J<!:£ HOME :,,'lTE 7 CHIl, DRlm , \:J!!EN THE!

ALREADY nAn 9 Or" '!'H;IR c:m, I'rllS'Y SAID, HE SAID W HIS ENGLISH ';JAY ·,\1l.£N H£ U:::3t;O U:"' 7HE :lOVER !II 7HOUGH'L' I 3Ei.>rJ· TH;E roa A LOkS OF ccots, .l\1I;J 'l'HS~ ImoUGlI'I' BAO,: A LOAD OF t~Ire" BUT

'fi~ :'7.'..5 ."-S ANXIOUS TO R!:LP THE,! :\.,;0 SH;::; ,·jAS.

SHE IllA'> 'In! OHLY ir;l'i,rEER Oli' HE:l ?n;IisY TO Je!N 'I'E.~ c!-:U~Cii. ,/)'1) ONLY S.Uf ONE !~OOca OF IT

"~GUj~, ,A. B:KlT"!Eil :,11'0 Q.:'!~E TO .AJ'ERICA .:~m S~TLU:D IN HT.i1tICO. Ii?:: ~,·.'10T"S TRA'T HE liiill COMII;'G

TO UlAn 'I"O 3M nEil. "im mE S~""'l' i ... T~\l" OF HO·l.5E.'3 'TO OGJj~ TO MT::T IDl-it BUT HE FAIL"ZO ';.'0 A.RRIVE .HiD irK!1. 5i.JSBd·:D ~E>i.n 0;<' AN E;(FLO-SIG!':; IN r!'p':S iI1NBS .,;"'~~:; H2 RAD 'fORKElJ, AltO so :)H:;J: ;·10UR1'lm.D

HIM ~a D:t:~.lJ. !n ,lA, A GI~'::S' OF .~. MMl ,t\}1D B:!:C,-\i.!E A ',;.Q.S5TLF.R "1m '1Jrl];)I.IF.G 1':·iJ.T HI3 SI:':'f;::~

:':OTJl,J 'i:'fiI~,j;". HI:) p;onS:Hili.oi OBJECTIaN.B1E ro~ 1. cmr:::s'l':E:i.;; :';"oM&~* DECIDED NOT ';0 cess. HE 7RAVEL"i::n IN THE mrr'ISD STt..TES !'Crt 20 :r:::ARS, F""'.r.NALLY MAIP,lED Ali!) E~C . .u~E TIlE Jl'ATHE:1. OF 6 sons

fiE NO'·; LC.N"G;~jJ TO SEE HIS SI.3TF3, tiUDGE'I', SO H2: C . .J.,!·!E TO t.."£.AF. .:\lID '·-r:;';';T ~~'G TI{J: GO"IEROOR O~ THE

STATE, GOVO:u~O:, ',{ELLa, 'J}HO s.~':i' :JIM ro PR3SIDE1iT KELLyi3 Hal:~ IN r,OX ELDER STAKE. mrs

~Bl~ 1<.:;_";'J.'SRAIlnn EX>I FOR 2 nAYS AND B:::F:)i1E :;~:2: L3Fl' FRSJIr.:,mrT';Z K::'LytS nC·IE HAP A .c!FFE·.\ili'l' !D2A OF 1H8 ~,IO~~,;o:rl3. HI; ~:;Ziol"T TC SNC1tl!1LF. ',;ITH ·ntE t-l:..\.1L t'.m AtJIl FCISiW AS A SJ..LlISLlli SZLLING BIBLES. ,fri.i!li n:S A?F:tC;,CHZl) HIS SI3'I'2::i.. SI~rq TOLD BIU srrs DID~·;tT NZ:D A 3IELS, J..:J :~;'IE ;u .. O ?L2N7Y, IUl'I):J'lr·tAY GUE HEIlSZLF COULD1i'::-r:;: ZVE:!~ :{EAD THn: QN;::'.S G~:1 HAD. HS SAID "IOU MUfa' FiAVE COi{2 mOi" J .. A.~KERS~IIRE, ZNGLAND F:,\W rCUR OBLECT"" 3HE aE!':;..IJ:D 'l'HA'f SHE RAJ. 'DID YOU :mCL! 0:-::.R'i'A.W 1.~.l.;.r:LI~ THEaE BY -rHE :iBN!:: OF' DUF"7'.i' Oil, JD7FINS1" S:-i3 TOLD HIM TllNI SHl!: 1',A!j ilZT,J.TlVES

OF THOSE: ?iCilLI&S, A'Nl) '1::2:!-1 He: ASi<Ej) HER ABOUT BE:R. BROTHEl!., JOHN. SHE 3ADL1 'lOLl:; H:C·l C? THE

WINE ZXFiJOSIOi~ A.:i~D THAj 3HE THOUGHT dE: ',lAS DEAD. HE COULD NeT RES IS'l' IT ANI LONGER A!W

'!',\l\!i';G tim IN :US A..\~·IS TOLD HER TH/l.T liE, "ii'AS HE.~ DRCT}lEEi. JOHN. SH~~ Hi'.]) EE~:N !,\1{!LtING

11' lua 3TCVE T;({n~G CAE cr~ Ht:R. EF3Au. (GHE :','AS NOT1!D FCa HER OOCD :BanD •• U,L ARcm:" '1'11;]; CL~U~lR'{, :;,EE:OL&l;: TC ;H,Y HER BR:uJ ',~,:;£ j'~&";LZCTED r:l.;.T DAY.) 1'EI3 E?OTl!rID HAS SINCZ DUO L:£AVIRG A. F',tIJiI1Y IN NEW r~EXIOO. 'tlHEi1E 'i'HZl HAVE RANCt-;:ZZ. RJ ~~..\3 A LZA.nrnt AS ',:tELL AS urs srsisn, AND .1.'1' 01'18 T:C',j";!: ilAD A' VE rrf :n"!FQd! A1""'I PJSI'l'lON IN ~ItE COU,~'I'~, talOOE:'!' S :;:OTHEil DIED AT THE ACm O? Nll>rs:rY :r.~ :':IGGAi:- EI'lGL J.!m , Aj"'J Ti·1Z: REST Oli' TItS r'h.:.rIL~C. BRIDGi1"I NCVER.

rt3.~aD OF A.NY MOttE. E311)J£'I aM! 19 c:u.iJDa5:i:, CF .-m,t. C',\";:;, om.Y 9 OF 'r;1;1o;,·: Ol1E';; TO !.tI.'I'!'::UTY.

SHE LOST j105T OF THg',: IN -maLAND, AS :2ABI2.5.

THE STORE IN St::mrVILLE ':JAS IN THE EAI."\fuS OF SOl-I:!: Da~BERS OF 'tHE CO'l'TAl': F.A!·!ILY ros A C-OOD

MANY YEA.."tS. i3RlOOET DIED A'l' 'lHE Mit OF 71 YeARS. I'l' ~IAS SO HARD P'Oi\ HER QC::n ritZB:u\j) !.1';0

OHILi)REii 'ret PART ',.'I7;i 'l'H3Iit ~·.'OND3RP"JL '~'IJi'E ..u~D HC'H&J.l~ EU; TIlEY \'n~.1.E SUR.qOlfflDZO ':;l'l'H LeVING

"tRI3NDS Al'o"U NEIGH30 iW. ;iF!O ALL HAD SO:·:::: ;~OE18 m EJ;o TO 'rEL L 0 F' H"!tR.. h"ILLIA:,~ T .. lVED 10 yy.:\S

AFTER HIS \fIF3'3 ?1;.S':lHG. HE i1.\S 84 YEARS O:"D Al'J) :US JUKO ~.; .. is $TILL AS ALSRT AS rr1Ea

rrrlE!<J fiE PAS:3ED ON.

'-, liRlOOET '.'lAS BuRlED IN LI;~EI:; BROUGE'l' Fila;·: DELAXD BY J03eFH SQ:l.O'.1CROP'l'. TH8: P.u.L 3E!.;tW

WERE BOYS 5HZ HAD HELPED BaING IJ:.:TO TiE:: \'lOaLD. JUST A 'lE;;;: BSFORZ SHE DIED TH":! FtELIZ?

SOCIETY H3:tD 'i'HZ1R Mi!: :TI1m rsasa :ICME t~;J) SHE BOrtE A ''I'ON"DEItFUL '.lE.STI;'~IJl~1J.

ONCE: !'l'HEl~ A DAUGH'l'ER HS'l' JOZ SCRC'fCaG;;'T Ol'i T"riE STi\E2'l' IN OGO!!::;. HE srcrz O~ TBECJ.i1EA'l'

LB !!J~"' ... 'Ss 8 E'.l'11J!:eN SSP A.NI) HER MO(l~HEK, HI'; 11$0 TOLf) HER 'ii1EN ;\1UT A. ifONDE!tP'UL ;~roTHER sriE HAD'fifliJi THE DAUGHTER ANS \",'EREO AND S.U 0 II I F MOTHER HAD. or ~ HtlltTH E AIlV ANT Am~ OF' AH mJO ATI ON. SH~ /1lWII

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ru\D so "liFt HA~ ii\)'.!_ ':~EAi.I.,Y DI',::;:' Fe;!" HCR :,!(':;"O:r7 ~,r-:ALL LIVE F'Oi--,Ev:a .-'..1;0 KE~F 1:1_83 DWEi'lDti:;.1'1'C) H'l'RIVII\'G iI,F"I'Sf] n:i~ ),lC::LS p.J.'J roou, TC ;·!i\J:J; ~:rii!::ISEL'rE3 "r,'Oi-lTnr OF Hln. A'ID IiE' }.BLE:.':O l.11NGLE vfUE HER Jl.HiJ REF KOBLB H"'SBAi'JD.

rou.. CHILD;-;Fri' '.'IE.:u::: BORN Il~ mCllu;O ','.'iiO ell'Mr. rc }JH1RIC/. ',,'I':-H THEI:i ~tOTt-IER, JAMES I Jotm IM_CtGiu1.ft.T t At!D ELLEI~ (KETJLI E;) ''1I1.L,1 Ji.i,j !,;lA:J BORN II: P'llii:TEYLVAHIA, 2LI ZABE7fi, l,u,R7lIA J..~~;J HARY AJ:1U EV;:; \1,';AY) ':{1.~r,~ BOnN' IN l~OR.TE:,rn:LL7!_~, UTAH. SllE LOS! 10 C1i!I.:)flm,~ !1~ ElK',LtJ:TD-.

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