Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A Mission a Stone’s Throw From the Farm

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There are times when missionaries are called, and where they are called to they can just about walk there. The same was no different with pioneer Joshua Midgely. He was from Centerville, Utah just north of Salt Lake City. Where did Brigham Young send him on a mission?

a.      Cache Valley

b.      Salt Lake City

c.       Temple Square Mission

d.      The Idaho-Utah State line

Yesterday’s answer:

a.      Lying on her mother’s grave

My great-great-grandmother . . . decided to go to Salt Lake with the hand carts. But she died along the way and was buried on the plains. Her little girl cried and cried. The rest of the company got ready to go after the burial, and started off. When they camped for the evening they noticed that the little girl was not with them. They sent back some scouts to see if they could find her. They retraced the entire days’ journey and found the little girl crying on the grave of her mother. . . . They took her with them back to camp and eventually to Salt Lake.

Nearly Everything Imaginable, Walker, Ronald W., Doris R. Dant ed., (Provo, Utah: BYU Press, 1999), 488.

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