First, In Sanpete County, some of Jews came to the USA with high hopes to start flourishing farms, making businesses, mine the mountains, and sell lumber, and more.
The Jew immigrants founded the town of Clarion.
The Utes ( Indian Tribe) stole women and children from Paiutes and Goshutes tribes and gave them to Spanish and Mexicans for money to become slaves, which Mexico owned Utah.
People have lived in Utah for thousands of years. For 5/6 of that time, they have lived a hunting and gathering life. So they didn't have phones or real houses they just had what they make.
Brigham Young brought the Mormons in Salt Lake Valley. A lot of people in Illinois and Missouri didn’t like the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but this didn't stop Joseph Smith. Joseph Smith still went on leading the church. Sadly, A mob killed the Mormons’ leader, Joseph Smith, in 1844, Before the Mormons came to utah.