Sunday, November 8, 2015

The Nauvoo Suburbs

Which of the following is not a Nauvoo Suburb?
a.                  Sonora
b.                  Stringtown
c.                   Smithville
d.                  Rocky Run
Yesterday’s answer:
(D)   The natives requested that they come
Surprisingly, Manti was settled not because the Saints first thought of branching into the Sanpitch Valley, but rather because Chief Walker (Walkara) sent a delegation of Ute Indians to Brigham Young in June of 1849 inviting settlers to come into the area to teach the Natives how to farm and build homes.
Albert C. Antrei, ed. The Other Forty-Niners: A topical History of Sanpete County, Utah, 1849-1983 (Salt Lake City: Western Epics, 1982); History of Sanpete and Emery Counties, Utah (Ogden, Utah: W. H. Lever, 1898); Andrew Jensen, Encyclopedic History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941), 471-72.

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