Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

27/9/2007

Polygamy remains at large in Utah

ST. GEORGE, UTAH — In 1953, the state of Arizona broke up a 385-person polygamous enclave that straddled its border with Utah, arresting all the men and placing the children with foster families.

A judge eventually ruled the action illegal, and members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints returned to their homes. Now, 54 years later, the community numbers about 10,000. for more click here

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