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About Samuel Harvey Marble
"...Marble, Samuel Harvey – (5th Ten) Born Oct. 6, 1822, at Phelps, Ontario Co., N.Y., one of 11 children of Nathaniel and Mary (Polly) King Marble. He was baptized in Nauvoo. After crossing the plains in 1847, he returned to Winter Quarters the same year. He returned to Salt Lake City in 1849 and was shortly called as one of nine men under A.L. Lamoreaux to establish a ferry on the Green River in Wyoming to earn revenue by transporting California and Oregon immigrants. The group also established a blacksmith shop. After this assignment, he returned to Utah and settled in Manti, Sanpete Co., where he was elected a city councilman in 1851. In 1853 he became a member of the 23rd Quorum of Seventies. He lived in Manti for several years until moving to Round Valley, Apache Co., Ariz., where he died March 16, 1914, at age 91..."