Friday, February 19, 2016

Then Why Isn’t It Ricksburg?

If Rexburg, Idaho is named after Thomas E. Ricks, then why isn’t it named Ricksburg?
a.                  Rex is the German ancestral name of the Ricks family
b.                  Rex is the Shoshoni ancestral name of the Ricks family
c.                   Rex is the Dutch ancestral name of the Ricks family
d.                  Rex is the Russian ancestral name of the Ricks family
Yesterday’s answer:
(B)   Saints who crossed the plains by railroad
What were the Saints nicknamed who crossed the entire plains by railroad?
“Pullman pioneers”

Arnold K. Garr et al., Encyclopedia of Latter-day Saint History (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 2000), 980.

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