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Early Morgan Pioneers

  • Charles Shreeve Peterson – Helped carve road through Weber Canyon. 1st Probate Judge.
  • George Washington Taggart – Helped build 1st grist mill. Mormon Battalion member.
  • Thomas Jefferson Thurston – Builder of roads and canals. 1st Bishop in valley.
  • Sanford Porter – Original settler of Porterville. Built sawmill, cut ties for railroad.
  • Thomas and Jane Brough – Church leadership and community service.
  • Jesse Carter Little – Military-Civic-Church leader, road builder, 1st Post Office.
  • Willard G. Smith – Community builder, 1st Stake President & Probate Judge, Haun’s Mill survivor, Mormon Battalion member.
  • Samuel and Esther Francis – Leaders in church and civic affairs.
  • Albert Douglas Dickson – Peacemaker, canal builder, bishop for 37 years.

Located at 221 East 125 North in Morgan, Utah – this is Sons of Utah Pioneers historic marker #155 placed in 2010 with a new name added every year for a few years.