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18 February 1879


Ogden Fourth Ward Primary; Ogden, Utah Territory

The Primary Association of the Fourth Ward Ogden City was organized Feb. 18 1879; by Sister E. R. Snow.

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Meeting called to order by Sister E. R. Snow.

Singing “O My Father.”

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Sister Snow; spoke a short time [. . .]

Sister Snow; then said children this is your meeting, and you have come together to worship God. He sees us all the times we want you to grow up to be so pure and good that God will love you and that you will be able to see Him. We want you to be as mannerley as the Indians are they are always quiet when the Elders are Speaking in thier meetings The young children are organized so that thier hearts will get full of good befor evil can enter so that you will becom mighty men and women of God. Some of you will go on missions and hold high and holy positions. Remember what you hear and go home and tell your parents what you have heard; said in Brigham City the “little folks were organized and they were very punctual she told a story about a boy who lived in St. George. [p. 1] Whenever you go to meeting you will hear some thing good if you sit still and listen May God bless you all and help you to be obedient Amen. [. . .] [p. 2]

Source Note

Ogden Fourth Ward, Ogden Stake, Primary Association Minutes and Records (1879–1973), vol. 1 (1879–1886), pp. 1–2, CHL (LR 6394 18).

See also “Home Affairs,” Woman’s Exponent 7, no. 19 (1 Mar. 1879): 203.