Thursday, February 18, 2016

The “Pullman Pioneers”

Who were the Pullman Pioneers?
a.                  Saints who crossed the plains by Handcarts
b.                  Saints who crossed the plains by railroad
c.                   Saints who crossed the plains by ox teams
d.                  The Pullman family who crossed the plains in 1848
Yesterday’s answer:
(D)   Jonatana Napela’s Hawaiian name
Jonatana Napela, a great Church leader was baptized in Hawaii on January 5, 1852. 
Napelakapuonamahanaonaleleonalani
There you have it, seven letters longer than our current alphabet and complete with 18 vowels.

Joseph H. Spurrier, Sandwich Island Saints (Oahu, Hawaii: J. H. Spurrier, 1989).

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