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acres active April attained August Bannock county Bear Lake county became Bingham county bishop born Brigham Brigham City Cache county Cache Valley cattle Church of Latter citizen civilization conducted connected counsellor crossing the plains daughter death deceased December died diligent early Elizabeth emigrated engaged in farming esteem faith farmer father February Fremont county George honored Idaho Falls industry interests Irrigation Canal James January John Joseph June labors later Latter Day Saints living located Logan March marriage marriage with Miss married Mary miles Mormon church mother native land native of Utah natives of England November October Ogden Oneida county operations ox teams parents party passed pioneer Pocatello political Preston prominent prosperous Railroad ranch Republican residence Rexburg Salt Lake City Sarah September settlers success thence thereafter Thomas tion tive town Utah ward Weber county West wife William
Page 143 - ... heart, Brigham found himself in possession. It was the combination of qualities which we find present primarily in all great men, in all leaders of men — intellectual force, mental superiority, united with personal magnetism, and physique enough to give weight to will and opinion ; for Brigham Young was assuredly a great man, if by greatness we mean one who is superior to others in strength and skill, moral, intellectual, or physical.
Page 57 - It is easy to reckon up his defects, but it is not easy to hide from sight the Roman virtues that redeemed them. Beset by a throng of enemies, he stands, like the King of Israel, head and shoulders above them all. He was a tower of adamant, against whose impregnable front hardship and danger, the rage of man and of the elements, the southern sun, the northern blast, fatigue, famine, and disease, delay, disappointment, and deferred hope emptied their quivers in vain.
Page 9 - Iowa," before the citizens, the publishers can conscientiously claim that they have carried out the plan as outlined in the prospectus. Every biographical sketch in the work has been submitted to the party interested, for correction, and therefore any error of fact, if there be any, is solely due to the person for whom the sketch was prepared.
Page 414 - ... been faithful and indefatigable in his endeavors and has not only earned the due rewards of his efforts in a temporal way, but has also proved himself eminently worthy to exercise the important functions of his calling, by reason of his ability, his abiding sympathy and his earnest zeal in behalf of his fellow men.
Page 78 - ... line of the Utah Central railroad. In January of this year Sessions also founded a settlement which bore his name, about 15 miles north of SL City. Harrison's Crit. Notes on Utah, MS., 45. * The tract is described as commencing at the mouth of Weber...
Page 61 - He is a man of keen discrimination and sound judgment and his executive ability and excellent management have brought to the concern with which he is connected a large degree of success.
Page 9 - Michigan," before the citizens, the publishers can conscientiously claim that they have carried out the plan as outlined in the prospectus. Every biographical sketch in the work has been submitted to the...
Page 494 - ... circumstances. The successful men of the day are they who have planned their own advancement and have accomplished it in spite of many obstacles and with a certainty that could have been attained only through their own efforts. This class of men has a worthy representative...
Page 577 - ... followed. He possesses untiring energy, is quick of perception, forms his plans readily, and is determined, in their execution, and his close application to business and excellent management have brought to him the high degree of prosperity which is to-day his.