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Settlement of Lynne Plaque, located 133 Childs Ave., Ogden, Utah

Posted by weberhistory on March 28, 2009

Daughters of Utah Pioneers

No. 279

Erected 1963


Lynne, named for a town in Scotland, was settled in 1849 by Edith (Asa) Rice, George and Frederick Barker and Charles Burke.  The following year Isaac Newton Goodale, Erastus Bingham and others came.  In 1851 irrigation water was brought from Mill Creek under the supervision of I. N. Goodale.  A log schoolhouse was erected in 1852 with Widow Green (Geene) the first school teacher.  This building was also used for church and public gatherings.  In 1866 a post office was established with Lewis Taft postmaster.  May 28, 1877 Daniel F. Thomas was made first bishop of the Lynne Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Golden Spike Camp                                                                                                                         North Weber County, Utah


133 Childs Avenue, Ogden, Utah (plaque on wall by door)

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