from Sulphur Springs to Apache Pass a distance of 26 miles. This is
the place where the Apaches concentrated their forces and for a long
time held the U.S. troops at defiance. The ground for miles around has
been moistened by the blood of their victims. There is a military post
here at present which holds them in partial control but they have never
his return from this mission, Ivins was appointed constable of St. George -- the first of a series of public positions he held. Shortly thereafter
he was called on another mission to preach to the Indians and Mexicans
in New Mexico. In 1878 he married Elizabeth Ashby Snow, also from St.
George, whom he first met when they were both children traveling to
southern Utah. She was the daughter of Erastus Snow, one of the foremost
missionaries and colonizers of the early Mormon period, as well as an
apostle of the church. Anthony and Elizabeth Ivins were the parents
of nine children, eight of whom grew to maturity: Antoine R., H. Grant,
Stanley S., Mrs. Anna Wilson, Mrs. Florence Hyde, Mrs. Leah Cardon,
Mrs. Fulvia Sloan, and Mrs. Augusta Wells.