Settling the West –

Making a Home in Deseret Utah Early in the spring of 1875. Gilbert Webb commenced the construction of a dam across the Sevier River at a place which was known as Deseret. In March my brother William and I went over to look at the place, found tanning facilities very extensive and concluded to move […]

  After leaving Nauvoo, the family stayed in Kanesville Iowa, Now known as Council Bluffs, until the spring of 1850 when they started for Salt Lake, arriving in Sep­tember.  They left Salt Lake the first of November traveling to Manti, Sanpete, Utah, which was a journey of 16 days.  The family built a stone home in […]

  • died Rockville, Utah