Modern-day Pioneers

Lee Beatty-Modern day Pioneer

    September 24th, 2015 will go down in the Hurricane Valley Sons of Utah Pioneers as a time we honored another one of our own.  Donald Lee Beatty, a man born in Hurricane, growing up here, and choosing to raise his family here, was honored as a Modern-Day...

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Genevieve Isom Gardner, a Modern Day Pioneer

  SONS OF UTAH PIONEERS Hurricane Valley Chapter Honors November 20, 2013 Genevieve Isom Gardner was born to Thomas and Annie Hinton Isom in Hurricane Utah on October 7, 1918. She was the youngest of a family of five boys and five girls. Hurricane had been...

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David T. Hinton – Modern-Day Pioneer

December 10, 2011 Our modern day pioneer for the month of December was presented in a different style. It was to the group as a sort of quiz like “Name the Pioneer” and was titled “WHO AM I”! Lee Beatty was the presenter. His 2nd great grand father immigrated from...

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David B. Stirland-Modern Day Pioneer

  21 September 2011 David Bryon Stirland was born March 7, 1963 to Gordon and Polly Stirland in St. George,Utah. He is the youngest of six children, three boys and three girls. Her grew up in Hurricane attending Hurricane Elementary, High School, graduating in...

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Ashby Reeve Modern Day Pioneer

  Ashby was born on April 26, 1921 to Harold Walter and Artemesha Jepson Reeve. He was born in a one room house in back of the Hurricane Hotel. At the time of his birth, the population of Hurricane was estimated to be about 400 citizens. The Reeves homesteaded a...

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Roland Hall Modern Day Pioneer

  A true Son of the Utah Pioneers As a boy he reaped the benefits of Pioneer labor, Drinking, irrigating and washing, using the water from the canal. In time he joined with those intrepid Hurricane Valley Pioneers, planting, picking, reaping, cutting, hauling,...

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Verdell Hinton Modern Day Pioneer

Verdell was born 12/29/1926 to Bernard and Isabel Hinton. He grew up in Hurricane, Utah, and married Beryl Pulsipher on Nov. 27, 1946. Together they have 6 Children, 36 grandchildren, 90 great grandchildren and 1 great, great grandchild. He was a school teacher, and...

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Robert J. Langston Modern Day Pioneer

Robert J. Langston was born to Rulon Langston and Nona May DeMille, on January 2, 1927 in St. George, Utah. He spent his early years in Rockville. Robert and his wife Mary have lived in Hurricane for much of their married life where they have been active in the...

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C. Jack Lemmon-Modern Pioneer

Jack Lemmon was selected by the Sons of Utah Pioneers, (S.U.P.) as someone who epitomized a modern pioneer. The town of Hurricane was only 19 years old when he was born in 1925. He and the City have grown up together. During World War II, he served in the Army Air...

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VICTOR HALL, AS A MODERN PIONEER

  FEBRUARY 10, 2007 Victor was born at home in Hurricane to J. Harvey and Hannah Crosby Hall April 23, 1927. He has two older brothers and one younger sister. According to his own account, he earned only average grades in school and pursued barely any...

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