Clipped From Iron County Record
of no u M. , Among the most distinguished guests at tho "Old Folks Reunion" Wednesday were John S. Hyatt und John Henderson, who, though not of tho noted 113 company first reaching Salt Lake, arc pioneers of 1817. reaching tho promised land in .September and October respectively, In that memorable year; Aunt Clarissa Whitney, wife of Francis T. Whitney, one of tho noble Hamilton boys, pioneer to Purowan and mother of the first child (New S. Whitney) born here; also Aunt I'.iulina Lyman, one of tho oldest members In the church, well acquainted with Joseph Smith tl e prophet, and testifies that sho knew hi in s a polygiimlst, also knew ono of his plural wives, who afterwards becoming a plural wife to Apostlo Amasti Lyman, husband of Aunt Paulina. Sister Lyman has a copy of a patrlarchnl blessing given under the hands of the Prophet Joseph, In which things were promised her that as n child sho little understood, yet sho has seen them verified. Sister Lyman was 17 years of ago at the time of the Prophet, s martyrdom and Is well versed In church history. to Motheis.