Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

13/9/2007

Massacre a dark day in history of West

Charles Fancher had wanted to make the journey to a small spot in Zion National Park, Utah, for nearly two decades.

Fancher, a 74-year-old retired superintendent of operations for the Newport branch of the U.S. Post Office, longed to make the trek to Utah not simply to soak up the sights and sounds of nature, but also to pay respects to family ancestors. The man he most wanted to remember was Alexander Fancher, an experienced wagon boss who was one of 120 men, women and children massacred on another dark, but lesser-known September 11th – Sept. 11, 1857. for more click here

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