History: Grace Davis

Martin Luther has said: “When Eve was brought unto Adam, he becamefilled with the Holy Spirit and gave her themost sanctified, the most glorious appellations.He called her Eve. That I smother. He did not callher wife, but simply Mother — Mother of allliving creatures. In this consists the glory and mostprecious ornament of women.” President […]

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History: Grace Davis

OUR GOOD OLD FASHIONED MOTHERBy 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 […]

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History: Grace Davis

Grace’s health kept getting worse and finally the doctor told Hugh Thompson (Hugh Thompson Rowley) 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, […]

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History: Grace Davis

Once more Grace had the opportunity of becoming active in the Relief Society. She didn’t spare herself in trying to make a success of bazaars, plays, dinners, singing groups, compassionate services, visiting the sick and needy, taking fresh vegetables, fruit, baked goods, and whatever she had to share with those who were in need and […]

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History: Grace Davis

An incident happened later in the spring of 1924 which became very amusing and gave Grace her start in the turkey business. Verda May had gone to work for a Mrs. Lillian German, who raised turkey’s and sold hatching eggs. She had ten pens with ten turkey hens in each pen. It was Verda May’s […]

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History: Grace Davis

On 7 April 1924, David William (David William Rowley)  and a cousin, Hugh Galloway (Hugh Thompson Galloway), arrived in Lohman, Montana on the freight train with the stock and furniture. They borrowed a wagon from Mr. A. S. Lohman, the man from whom Hugh Thompson (Hugh Thompson Rowley) had rented the farm, and they soon […]

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History: Grace Davis

While living on this ranch, they belonged to the Clark Ward. It had been many years since they had had the opportunity of Ward activities. Hugh Thompson (Hugh Thompson Rowley) and Grace saw to it that the children benefited from all of them — Primary, MIA, Beehive and Scouting, also attendance at Sacrament Meeting and […]

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History: Grace Davis

About this time, the school district was also formed and a new school house was built at the “Forks.” It was a large, one room, frame building with a blackboard all along the north side of the room and three large windows on the south side. There was one door and two windows on the […]

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History: Grace Davis

These fishing expeditions with her children (Hugh Francis, David William, Verda May, Emerson Adis and Walter Ilith)  were very special occasions. Being the wise mother she was, Grace took advantage of the wonderful surroundings to talk to her children about the purposes of life and the importance of doing what was right. The gospel of […]

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History: Grace Davis

That first year they lived on the dry farm, Grace killed thirty-two rattlesnakes. This was a most terrifying thing for the wife and mother and her children (Hugh Francis, David William, Verda May, Emerson Adis and Walter Ilith Rowley). Grace warned the children many times how to listen for them and always to be careful […]

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