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Stewart Prestly Blake (1914-2021) - died this week at age 106. Eagle scout who founded the famous "Friendly's Ice Cream Parlor" in Springfield, Massachusetts. This successful businessman lived to age 106.
Pop - This morning was another of those special moments when you find your direct ancestor (my grandfather's grandfather) name on a historical plaque, but it is misspelled (James Rickey = James Richey). The Adair's and Mangum's on here were all immediate cousins & in-laws and they were known to arrive here together in 1857. Adair Spring Monument in Washington, Utah.
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An early Mormon leader born in Vermont but raised in upper state New York, Welcome Chapman (1805-1893) was the leader of the Mormon settlers in Sanpete Valley, from 1854 to 1862, and helped broker peace between the settlers and Chief Wakara's tribe. He was directly involved with several major events in the early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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