The family emigrated to Utah in 1853-54, crossing the ocean in the sailing vessel “Jessie Munn.” On arriving in Utah October 5, 1854, they located in Brigham City, Box Elder county, where they, in common with the early settlers of Utah generally, had to endure many hardships.
In 1863, Andrew crossed the plains as a Church teamster in Thos. E. Ricks’ company to bring emigrants to the Valley. February 14, 1865, he married Annie Jespersen, and in 1867 he moved to Panaca, Nevada.
Together with six others he started out in search of another place to settle, in 1875, and they founded the settlement known as Escalante, in Potatoe valley. They soon built log cabins and began to till the earth.
In May, 1877, Andrew Schow was ordained a Bishop by Apostle Erastus Snow and set apart to preside over the Escalante Ward.
He married Annie Jeppesen 14 February 1865 at Salt Lake City. They had ten children, four sons and six daughters.
He died December 24, 1913 at Manti, Utah and was buried in Escalante on December 31, 1913.
This was taken from the Internet, but the site no longer takes you there. (Ancestry Message Boards – Message [ Andrew Peter Schow ]
Andrew Peter Schow LifeSchow, Andrew Peter, Bishop of Escalante, Garfield county, Utah, is the son of Niels Christian Schow and Marie From, and was born in Aalborg, Denmark, November 2, 1839. When twelve years of age, he was baptized by Hans Peter Jensen, April 13, 1851, being then between eleven and twelve years old. His parents were baptized by Elder Geo. P. Dykes, October 27, 1850, being [p.544] among the very first who were baptized into the Church in the city of Aalborg.
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December 12, 1913, Manti, Utah
Funeral services were held this morning at the Coleman home, Prs. Anderson, Bishop Peterson, O. N. Christenson and Geo. Rust being the speakers.
The remains are being shipped to Escalante today.
Mentioned on page 483 in the historical novel "Undaunted" by Gerald Lund.