Grandma Sophie’s Pioneer Story

Grandma Sophie’s Pioneer Story

It is Pioneer Day weekend here in Utah. Each year around the 24th of July Utah pioneers are featured, celebrated and remembered. We have many pioneer stories in our family history. To me one of the most compelling is the story of Grandma Sophie. Grandma Sophie was not a Westover. Her granddaughter, Mary Ann Smith, married Arnold Westover, son of William and Ruth Westover. Her story is part of many Westovers, however. And on this Pioneer Day we think it is important to share her pioneer experience. Sophie was from Denmark. There she lived and married a man named PeterClick to continue…