Today, we took turns teaching school. Both Matilda Allison Casper and Harriet Matilda Casper Marchant both taught school. Matilda taught the school that Harriet attended. Harriet was very good in spelling and was a rather good reader. She was also good at arithmetic. Many sacrifices were made by Harriet’s family to obtain books, as books...
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Latter-day Saint girl. Passionate about personal growth, family history, teaching my children, and harnessing the power of early mornings.  Welcome to my little corner of the world. 

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Pioneer Unit 2019: Day 13

Today, we took turns teaching school. Both Matilda Allison Casper and Harriet Matilda Casper Marchant both taught school. Matilda taught the school that Harriet attended. Harriet was very...
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Pioneer Unit 2019: Day 12

Today, we learned about miracles and how Heavenly Father provides for us. We had quite the feast and talked about how good God is. See the other 5...
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Pioneer Unit 2019: Day 11

We made hand dipped beeswax candles today. 🙂 My parents sent me some beeswax (one block that they already had on hand from another source, and another block...
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Pioneer Unit 2019: Day 10

Pulled out my inner Nephi and built a ship today. It is so amazing how the spirit works sometimes. I know, things like this are pretty trivial, but...
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Pioneer Unit 2019: Day 9

We did some pioneer chores today. 🙂
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Pioneer Unit 2019: Day 8

Charles Alfred Harper was born on January 27, 1817 in Pennsylvania. He married Lavina Wollerton Dilworth in 1841. Shortly after marrying, the couple became members of The Church...
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Pioneer Unit 2019: Day 7

Ann Sewell Hawkins was born on March 25, l806, in England.  She married James Hawkins in 1842. They first heard the Gospel in 1849 through Eli B Kelsey who was...
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Pioneer Unit 2019: Day 6

Today, we learned about Matilda Allison. Matilda was born in Chester, Ohio, as the sixth of seven children. Her sister, Rachel, was baptized, 1840, into the Church of...
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Pioneer Unit 2019: Day 5

Harriet Matilda Casper was only 5 years old when she made the trek with her family from the Midwest to the Salt Lake Valley. She remembers that her...
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