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Teasdale in Wayne County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Tarlton Lewis

1805-1890

 
 
Tarlton Lewis Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 29, 2018
1. Tarlton Lewis Marker
Inscription.  LDS convert of 1836 – Wounded in massacre at Haun's Mill, Missouri, 1838 – Moved to Illinois – Set apart as Bishop of Nauvoo 4th Ward and helped to build Nauvoo Temple – Captain of fifty in first Pioneer Company to enter Salt Lake Valley, 1847 – First LDS Bishop of Salt Lake City – Helped establish towns of Parawon and Minersville, Utah – Bishop of Parawon and Richfield 2nd Wards – Died at the home of son, Beason, Teasdale, Utah.
 
Erected 1987 by Mt. View Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers and Lewis Family.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
 
Location. 38° 17.381′ N, 111° 28.587′ W. Marker is in Teasdale, Utah, in Wayne County. Marker can be reached from Teasdale Road, one mile south of Utah Route 24, on the left when traveling south. Marker is in center of cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Teasdale UT 84773, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles
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of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Public Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nielsen Grist Mill (approx. 2.1 miles away); Torrey Log School and Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Torrey Log Church and Schoolhouse (approx. 3.1 miles away); Building a Community (approx. 3.1 miles away); Relief Society Hall (approx. 5.2 miles away); The First Grave (approx. 9.9 miles away); "Tragedy in the Desert" (approx. 11.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Teasdale.
 
Tarlton Lewis Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 29, 2018
2. Tarlton Lewis Marker
Tarlton Lewis Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, September 29, 2018
3. Tarlton Lewis Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 2, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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