History: David William Rowley

The way we put up hay in those days in much different than the way it is done now. It was all done with horses instead of trucks and tractors. We would mow the hay with a horse mower and rake it into windows with a horse-drawn dump rake. Then we would go through and pile it by hand with pitch forks so it would dry out goods. It was then loaded on horse drawn wagons or slips and taken to the stack where it was unloaded with a derrick fork or net. A derrick fork is a large 4 to 6 tines fork about 4 or 5 feet wide. We would push the fork down through the load and have a horse pull it up with the derrick and dump it on top of the stack. There the stacker men would place it where it was needed.

Later we began to use the buck rake and stacker. The buck rake would pick the hay up out of the wind rows or piles and push it onto the stacker which would dump it on top of the stack and then again it would be stacked by a man on top of the haystack who would pile it right and shape the stack. Now it is much different and is all done with tractors and bailed in the field and then hauled in with trucks and tractors.

All things are so much different than they were in my generations when we grew up. Now I don’t suppose there would be many of the young people who would know how to handle horses. One of the first things to know is that one should always work on the left side of the horse so he would always be on your right hand side. This is important both to you and the horse. He’d always be handy to you and he would know what to expect and be prepared to accept the harness, saddle or whatever you were using on him. Horses have been one of the greatest blessings man has ever had out of the entire animal kingdom.

While we were living on the Colgrove place the folks were piling their coal out in the snow. There was an old garage type building setting out in the pasture. The horses would get into it to try to get away from flies and mosquitos and were kicking it apart. So one day when the folks were gone I harnessed a team and went to put some timbers under the garage. I pulled it up to the yard for a coal house. I put it just behind the kitchen door do it would keep the snow out of the coal. The folks were really surprised and happy when they got home on that day!

When I was with my folks in Harlem during the spring and summer of 1926 I attended a dance and was introduced to a girl by a mutual friend, Bert Murphy. Bert later married my sister and became my brother-in-law. The girl’s name was Lillian Alcorn. It is interesting to note that after the dance I told my brother, Emerson, that I had met the girl I was going to marry.

I had wanted to go on a mission for the Church before I got married, but I knew Dad couldn’t send me. In fact he seemed to need most of what I earned for taxes and things. Besides I was too shy to ask to go on a mission, so I didn’t get to go. This has been an ache in my heart ever since.

It was getting cold in the fall of 1926 and I didn’t have any winter clothes. I needed a coat very badly. A neighbor, Sam Taylor needed to go to Idaho to see his sick mother and he asked me to take care of his family, stock and chores while he was away. He paid me $5.00 and I could buy a coat for that, but I also owed that much in tithing. After a small struggle with myself I paid my tithing. A couple of weeks later, Sam’s mother died so I had the opportunity of doing his chores again.  He paid me another $5.00 and I bought my coat. Whenever we do the right thing the Lord always helps us to get what we really need.

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History: David William Rowley

Francis got home that fall about harvest time, then went to work for the gravel company. He met a young woman named Erma Thornton. And it wasn’t long before they were married. They lived on the place with Dad and Mother.

We farmed the Lohman place for two years. A couple of years I went out with the Walters’ Brothers Company Threshing Machine from farm to farm threshing their grain. It had been bound in bundles with a binder. I had a team and wagon and would load the grain out in the field so it wouldn’t slide off the wagon and lose part of the load before I got up in the thresher. Then I’d help spike it into the feeder rack on the threshing machine. In spiking you always laid them in head first and always straight and even and on my side of the feeder. Then the heads would always go in first and the kernels would be shelled on the inside of the thresher. I had been working for them a couple of weeks when the spiker who would climb on all the wagons on his side of the thresher, got sick. The Walker boys came and asked me if they got someone to handle my team and wagons if I’d spike for them.

I was getting $7.99 per day for myself and my team and wagon. They were going to hire a man to handle the team and wagon for $5.00 per day and then they would pay me $6.00 per day and $2.00 per day for my team and wagon. I told them if they would get my brother. Emerson who was working on one of the adjoining places, then I would do it. So they got Emerson to drive my team and I went to spiking for the rest of the season. Though I only made a dollar more a day it gave Emerson a job where he was making quite a bit more than he was at the other place.

In March of 1926, Taylor Butler, a member of our Branch, came and wanted me to go and work for him on a sheep ranch. He needed me to help lamb out a lot of sheep. We had some canvas topped lambing sheds where we have a lot of pens about four feet by five feet where we would put the ewe and the lambs to help them get acquainted. This was done until the lamb was big enough and healthy enough to fare with his mother. I worked on the night shift most all the lambing season. When it was nearing the end of the laming season and the grass was beginning to grow they asked me to take a herd out on the nearby range, so I did. I herded those sheep for several weeks. The Butler’s were really good to me. Sister Butler would bring out cooked goodies such as cakes, pies and most of the bread I needed. I had a couple of very good sheep dogs which sure helped in caring for and herding the sheep.

One day I got a letter from my Mother in Harlem, Montana, where the folks had moved and rented a farm from Roy Colgrove. They didn’t have the crops in and it was getting late so Brother Butler told me to take some horses of his and go down and help them get the crops in. the Butler’s said they would like to have me come back for haying and I told them I would.

I took four head of horses and went to Harlem where the folks and I helped them get the crops in and then went back up to Clear Creek to help put up hay for the Butler’s. They had a lot of hay and we worked it most of the summer.

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History: David William Rowley

Dad had some skin cancers on his face neck. He had heard about a man in Saint Anthony, Idaho who could remove them. So on his way to Montana he stopped there and they were removed. It was an herb remedy that this man had gotten from the Indians. It was applied in the form of a poultice and after a few days, when the poultice was removed, the cancers came with it. Dad had them in a bottle, roots and all. He had been given a jar of black salve to apply where the cancers had come out. He had some of it for a long time and it would heal any kind of wound or sore. Dad was sick from the treatment for a week or so. He went back for more treatments a couple of times, then he seemed to be all right.

Mother, Verda and Mary Galloway, Hugh’s wife, came up on the rain. The wind and dust was blowing very hard when they arrived and Mother cried. She never learned to like Montana. Her heart kind of stayed in Idaho. She would get homesick every once in a while and Dad would let her go back to visit with her relatives, since Verda was old enough to cook for the rest of us. Sometimes Dad would go with her. Several times Emerson went with her as well as Verda a few times and Walter, also. Francis went back to Idaho to work sometimes, but I never did get to go back and I really wanted to.

We got seed potatoes and other things to Zurich and put in a crop. Francis had a girl he liked in Idaho so he went back and worked there that summer. I thinned 15 acres of beets, mostly alone and it was very hard work.

A brother Barnes of Chinook was a field agent for the Utah Idaho Sugar Company. He came out to see us right after we got there and signed us for our beet acreage and found out that we were members of the Church. He told us they held meetings in Zurich. We tried to be there as often as we could. Winfield Hurst was the branch president and was a fine president.

I was asked to teach a class in Sunday School which I enjoyed very much. The students were thirteen and fourteen years old. Emerson was in my class. We weren’t there very long when I was asked to give a talk in Sacrament Meeting. I know our Heavenly Father helped me because it was one of the best talks I ever gave on faith and works.

We had all been going to Church in Zurich, but it was quite a ways to go so in the summer of 1925, the members from Chinook decided to organize a branch there. They had received permission from the Mission President and with his help they formed the Chinook Branch. In order to have a song books it was decided that each member was to bring a dollar to the meeting.

I had thinned a lot of beets for Dad, but he had so much expenses that he couldn’t pay me. I had worked for another man, too, but he couldn’t pay me either. I felt so bad that I couldn’t raise even one dollar. I was walking along to Church the next Sunday, with my head down and feeling really bad about it. The road was freshly graveled; in fact there were piles of gravel that hadn’t been spread out yet. I glanced to the side and there on top of one of those piles was a brand new shiny silver dollar. It was almost impossibility for anyone to have lost it there by heavenly means for me in my hour of need. I picked it up and went on my way rejoicing and was able to do my part in buying the hymn books.

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History: David William Rowley

Having my mouth and throat burned so badly affected my speech for years. Trying to say my name, “Willie Rowley” was especially difficult. I couldn’t pronounce my l’s and r’s and even grownups, who should have known better, would reportedly ask me my name and then snicker behind their hands when I would try to say it. I got so I would walk around several blocks to avoid anyone who might speak to me. I think this had a great deal to do with making me shy and caused me to have a poor self-image. I have often thought what a help it would have been if my family had started calling me David then, as it was so much easier for me to say than Willie.

When I was in my early teens I practiced in front of a mirror until I was able to speak more plainly.

I was still quite small when my father moved back on the David Peter Davis homestead and farmed it for Grandfather David Peter Davis. We were probably living here when Dad (Hugh Thompson Rowley) bought a new pair of shoes for both Francis (Hugh Francis Rowley) and me, telling us not to get in the water with them. When he returned from town he found us wading in the creek in our new shoes. Needless to say we got a tanning that neither of us ever forgot.

While living near Rigby, a beautiful, brown-eyed, curly brown haired boy joined our family, my brother, Emerson Adis. He was born on 4 September 1909. He was blessed in the Milo Ward where we attended church. He was so cute and had my mother’s (Grace Davis) eyes and as a result he could do wrong as far as Dad was concerned. I suppose my nose was out of joint, as they say, but it seemed like it was this way in all the years we lived at home.

Emerson had the brown eyes, but with Dad having ash blonde hair. I guess it was impossible for any of us children to inherit our mothers blue-black hair. A few years ago one of my Coles cousins told me that what she remembered about her Aunt Grace (my mother) was watching her brush her lovely black hair. She said mother’s hair was very long and black. Blue sparks would flash from her hair as she brushed it. We three older children had blue eyes and light hair that later turned brown.

Just two years later my mother gave birth to another sweet baby boy. He was named Walter Ilith. He was born on 8 December 1911 at Idaho Falls, Idaho. He also had brown eyes, but a much quieter disposition than Emerson. Our Dad was working on the dam at Idaho Falls when the baby, Walter, got the whooping cough and we almost lost him.

In our growing up years I always felt protective toward Walter and we have loved each other very much all through the years.

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History: Grace Davis

Grace was simple, plain, and cheerful in her living and manners — she was generous, hospitable and kind in her nature — a true and devoted wife and Latter-Day Saint. She and Hugh Thompson loved each other very much and showed it in many endearing ways that gave their children a feeling of security such as many children never know. These worthy parents tried very hard to teach their children the importance of obedience in their lives and respect for the rights of others. Grace taught her children by example rather than by precept alone, and her example was fine and noble. She always expressed the desire that all her children would live good lives, go on missions, be honest, honorable and upright. She was never heard to use profanity of any kind, nor tell an off-color story or joke. Her children always tried to follow in her footsteps and tried to have been as worthy an example as she.

Grace never had much of this world’s goods, yet she left a heritage greater than any worldly wealth — a knowledge that this is the divine Gospel of Jesus Christ and a desire to serve Him!

OUR GOOD OLD FASHIONED MOTHER
By S. T. Perry

They brought home the portrait last night to me;
On the parlor wall it is hung.
I gave to the artist a picture small,
Which was taken when she was young.
It’s true to life; and there’s a look in the eyes,
I never saw in another.
And the same sweet smile that she always wore.
‘Tis my good, old fashioned Mother.

The hair in the picture is wavy and dark.
‘Twas taken before she was gray.
And the same short curls at the side hang down,
For she always wore it that way.
Her hand on the Bible, easily rests.
As when with my sisters and brothers,
I knelt at her knee, reciting my verse,
To my good old fashioned Mother.

Her dress, it is plain and quite out of style.
Not a puff or ruffle is there.
And no jewels or gold glitter and shine,
She never had any to wear.
Ambition for wealth, or love of display,
We could not even discover,
For poor in spirit and humble in heart,
Was my good old fashioned Mother.

Her life was crowded with work and with care,
How did she accomplish it all?
I do not remember she ever complained,
And yet she was slender and small.
Motives of live that were selfish or wrong,
With Christian grace did she smother.
She lived for her God and the loved ones at home.
My true, good, old fashioned Mother.

The years if her life were only three score,
When the messenger whispered low,
“The Master has come and called for thee”
She answered, “I’m ready to go.”
I gaze alone on her portrait tonight.
And more than ever I love her.
And thank the Lord that he gave to me
Such a good, old fashioned Mother.

Martin Luther has said:

“When Eve was brought unto Adam, he became
filled with the Holy Spirit and gave her the
most sanctified, the most glorious appellations.
He called her Eve. That I smother. He did not call
her wife, but simply Mother — Mother of all
living creatures. In this consists the glory and most
precious ornament of women.”

President David O. McKay tells us:

“Motherhood is the greatest potential influence either for
good or ill in human life. The mother’s image is the first
that stamps itself on the unwritten page of a young
child’s mind. It is her caress that first realization of affection;
her sympathy and tenderness, the first assurance that
there is love in the world. True, there comes a time when
Father takes his place as exemplar and hero of the growing
boy and in the latter’s budding ambition to develop manly traits,
he outwardly seems to turn from the more gentle and
tender virtues engendered by his mother. Yet that
ever-directing and restraining influence implanted during that
first years of his childhood linger with him and permeate
his thoughts and memory as distinctively as perfume
clings to each particular flower.

“In more than one instance in his life of fiery youth, this
lingering influence has proved a safeguard in the hour
of temptation — an influence greater in its restraining power
than the threat of the law of the land, the ostracism of
society, or the fear of violating a command of God. In a
moment of youthful recklessness the youth might defy one
or all of these forces, and so what his hot-blood bade, but
at the critical moment, the flash of a mother’s confiding
trust, the realization of her sorrow if he fail to be true to
it have given him power to refrain from indulgence that
might blight his entire career.”

-The End-

History: Grace Davis

David William married Lillian Alcorn in Chinook on 14 July 1927. They were married by the Branch President, W.B. Peterson.

In November 1928, one of Grace’s cherished dreams came true when Verda May, her only daughter, received a call to go on a mission. Her heart sank, however, when she found out that Verda May had been called to the Central States — which included the South. She had had a friend who had gone to the South, contracted Malaria fever and had suffered the rest of her life from it. Verda May finally convinced her that she’d be all right. Verda May’s faith was such that she knew she’d be all right as her call had come through inspiration and the Central States was where she was needed. Grace, however, was never entirely convinced until Verda May came home again — as well as when she left.

Shortly after her return from her mission of twenty months, Verda May started going with Bert Lund Murphy, who also had just returned from a mission to the North Central States Mission. They were married 17 December 1930 in the Alberta Temple at Cardston, Canada, by President Edward J. Wood. On 13 October 1935, they were set apart as Presidents of the MIA and served until 6 April 1941, when Bert Lund was set apart as the Branch President of the Harlem Branch.

On 21 December 1933, Emerson Adis, Hugh Thompson, and Grace left Montana for Idaho Falls. This trip was always thought of as taking a honeymoon, as they never had one. They arrived in Idaho Falls on the 22 or 23 of December. Emerson Adis let Hugh Thompson and Grace take his car and he stayed in Idaho Falls. As Emerson Adis recalls, his folks truly acted like newlyweds. As he thinks back over the years, this occasion has always given Emerson Adis a glow of satisfaction and a good feeling, as it was the only time that Hugh Thompson and Grace were able to get away together for any length of time and enjoy themselves, free from worries of making a living.

Emerson Adis married Sarah Marie Alderson, 19 August 1934 in Chinook, Montana. She was the daughter of Authur Alderson and Gladys Violet Demon.

Grace’s health kept getting worse and finally the doctor told Hugh Thompson that she needed an operation for the goiter, and that she didn’t want it done in Montana and if she wanted to go to Idaho, for him to let her go. So about the middle of February 1935, Hugh Thompson, Walter Ilith, and Verda May took her by car to Idaho Falls. She lay in the hotel room for about two weeks while the doctor waited for her to rest and get ready for the operation. On the last day of February, she was operated on while Walter Ilith and Verda May were sent to Shelley, Idaho to get Hugh Thompson’s sister, Annie (Harriet Ann ‘Annie’ Rowley). After the operation, she had to have a second one for she began bleeding internally. Her strength was not sufficient to stand this strain and she passed away at 9:00 am the morning of 1 March 1935, which was Aunt Annie’s Birthday.

Funeral services were held at the Wood’s Mortuary. Grace had always wanted to be among her friends and relatives in Idaho. Montana was never really her home. A large crowd came to show their love and respect for her at the services. Her body was held and interred in the Harlem Cemetery, Plot 16.

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  • EHOUS – Endowment House; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • SGEOR – Saint George Utah Temple; Saint George, Washington, Utah, United States

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; March 8, 2018

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  • James Rowley – 609
  • John Rowley – 602
  • Sarah Wright – 603

This Day In Our Family History; March 9, 2017

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  • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; March 9, 2018

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  • Abraham Phipps Brand – 325
  • Elijah Phipps Brand – 327
  • Isaac Phipps Brand – 329
  • John Phipps Brand – 323
  • William Phipps Brand – 330
  • Cambridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Eccelshall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • SLAKE – Salt Lake Utah Temple; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; March 9, 2018

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  • John Rowley – 602
  • Sarah Wright – 603

Birth Announcement; March 9, 2018

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  • Alexander Corbett – 973
  • Iain Alexander Malcolm Corbett – 975
  • Kristi Lynn Lunt – 5

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  • 2018

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; March 10, 2018

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  • Journal
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; March 10, 2018

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  • Arabella Sperry – 502
  • Cambridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Vermillion, Sevier, Utah, United States
  • Orem, Utah, Utah, United States

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; March 10, 2018

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  • Lillian Alcorn – 31
  • John Rowley – 602
  • Sarah Wright – 603

This Day In Our Family History; March 11, 2017

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  • Emma Elizabeth Webb – 133
  • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; March 11, 2018

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  • Journal
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; March 11, 2018

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Changed temple information for the sealing of Henry Melvin Sperry and Vera Lucille Daley from Salt Lake Utah Temple to Jordan River Utah Temple

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  • Henry Melvin Sperry – 52
  • Emma Elizabeth Webb – 133
  • Hannah Webb – 295
  • Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States
  • JRIVE – Jordan River Utah Temple; South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

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  • SLAKE – Salt Lake Utah Temple; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; March 11, 2018

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  • John Rowley – 602
  • Sarah Wright – 603

This Day In Our Family History; March 12, 2017

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  • Shedrick James Lunt – 43
  • Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; March 12, 2018

Added Friday

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  • Journal
  • Emily Esther Sperry – 50
  • Jeanette Sperry -16

This Day In Our Family History; March 12, 2018

Fixed spelling from Shadrach to Shedrick

Changed birth information for James Corbett to Happy Birthday

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  • Shedrick James Lunt – 43
  • Sarah Sperry – 280
  • New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Happy Birthday

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; March 13, 2017

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  • Journal
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; March 13, 2017

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  • Ann Watkins – 458
  • James Albert Weaver – 226
  • William Weaver – 457
  • Child Ercall, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; March 13, 2018

Added Saturday

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  • Journal
  • Emily Esther Sperry – 50
  • Henry Melvin Sperry – 52
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; March 13, 2018

Updated birth information for Darrell Judkins to Happy Birthday

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  • Samuel Phipps Brand – 328
  • Phoebe Gross – 515
  • Benjamin Lamont – 519
  • David Lamont – 520
  • Elizabeth Lamont – 518
  • Mary Lamont – 275
  • Mathew Lamont – 516
  • William Lamont – 517
  • William Lamont Sr – 514
  • Elsa Nelson – 59
  • Ann Watkins – 458
  • James Albert Weaver – 226
  • William Weaver – 457
  • Child Ercall, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States
  • SLAKE – Salt Lake Utah Temple; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States

This Day In Our Family History; March 14, 2017

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Fixed spelling from Mabel to Mable

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  • Hugh Thompson Rowley – 85
  • Harlem, Blaine, Montana, United States
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; March 14, 2018

Added Sunday

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  • Journal
  • Emily Esther Sperry – 50
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; March 14, 2018

Changed birthday information for Douglas Jones Birk to Happy Birthday

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  • Douglas Jones Birk – 989
  • Evaline Miller – 286
  • Hugh Thompson Rowley – 85
  • Sutton Colfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Harlem, Blaine, Montana, United States
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • SLAKE – Salt Lake Utah Temple; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Happy Birthday

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; March 15, 2017

Added Sunday

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  • Journal
  • Charles Alonzo Sperry – 48
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; March 15, 2017

Deleted Italics

Updated Sarah Ann Webb’s mother from Esther Olpin to Caroline Knowles

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  • Alfred Oscar Lunt – 15
  • Earl Sperry Lunt – 7
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • David Webb – 129
  • Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; March 15, 2018

Added Monday

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  • Journal
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; March 15, 2018

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  • Ann Elston – 243
  • Alfred Oscar Lunt – 15
  • Alfred Oscar Lunt Jr – 17
  • Earl Sperry Lunt – 7
  • Edward Lunt – 100
  • Elizabeth Elton Lunt – 244
  • John Lunt – 242
  • John Lunt – 246
  • Mary Lunt – 245
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • John Sperry – 276
  • David Webb – 129
  • Orange County, California, United States
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
  • SGEOR – Saint George Utah Temple; Saint George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; March 16, 2017

Added Monday

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  • Journal
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; March 16, 2017

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  • Maricopa County, Arizona, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; March 16, 2018

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  • Journal
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; March 16, 2018

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  • Benjamin Harper – 315
  • James Harper – 319
  • Evaline Miller – 286
  • Elizabeth Olpin – 306
  • Elizabeth Venables – 316
  • Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
  • Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States
  • SLAKE – Salt Lake Utah Temple; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; March 17, 2017

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  • Journal
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; March 17, 2017

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  • McLean, Fairfax, Virginia. United States

Journal; Jeanette Sperry; March 17, 2018

Added Wednesday

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  • Journal
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; March 17, 2018

Fixed spelling from Shedrach to Shedrick

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  • Shedrick James Lunt – 43
  • Belfast, Antrim, Ireland
  • Cambridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Litchfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • McLean, Fairfax, Virginia, United States
  • Byron, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; March 18, 2017

Added Wednesday

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  • Journal
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; March 18, 2017

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  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; March 18, 2018

Added Thursday

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  • Journal
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Anretta Sperry – 139

This Day In Our Family History; March 18, 2018

Added Categories:

  • Benjamin Harper – 315
  • Abigail Miller – 292
  • Josiah H. Miller – 284
  • Amanda Morgan – 285
  • Elizabeth Venables – 316
  • Kirkland, Lake, Ohio, United States
  • SLAKE – Salt Lake Utah Temple; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States