Mormon Healer and Folk Poet: Mary Susannah Fowler's Life of "Unselfish Usefulness"

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Mary Susannah Sumner Fackrell Fowler, 1862-1920, lived in the village of Orderville, Utah, which was named for the Mormon communitarian system practiced there. She married Henry Ammon Fowler in 1880 and moved in 1888 to Huntington, Utah. They had eight children, and Henry took a second wife, becoming a polygamist. Mary was not well known outside her community, but she led a remarkable life of selfless service. Folklorist Margaret Brady, intrigued by a photograph and part of a diary, set out to piece together who Mary Fowler ...

Mormon Healer and Folk Poet: Mary Susannah Fowler's Life of "Unselfish Usefulness" 2000, Utah State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780874214000

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