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Romney, Junius, 1878-1971

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1878-1971

Biographical History

Junius Romney (1878-1971) was a stake president in the Latter-day Saints colonies in Mexico.

Junius Romney was born March 12, 1878 in St. George, Utah to Miles Park Romney and Catharine Jane Cottam. In 1887 the family moved to Colonia Juarez, Mexico. He married Gertrude Stowell on October 10, 1900 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Romney was later called as stake president in the Mexican colonies and was part of the exodus out of the colonies. He was later a business man and worked for Beneficial Life Insurance. He passed away March 21, 1971 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Citation

Entry for Junius Romney in FamilyTree, familysearch.org (born March 12, 1878 in St. George, Utah; parents were Miles Park Romney and Catharine Jane Cottam; married Gertrude Stowell on October 10, 1900 in Salt Lake City, Utah; died March 21, 1971 in Salt Lake City, Utah.)

"Look Upstream: Junius Romney in Mexico and the United States" by Joseph Barnard Romney (In 1887 the family moved to Colonia Juarez, Mexico.; He was later called as stake president in the Mexican calls and was part of the exodus out. He was later a business man and worked for Beneficial Life Insurance.)

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Junius Romney correspondence, 1918-1971

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8248 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence of Junius Romney between family members including correspondence with their children on missions and other individuals between 1918-1971.
Dates: 1918-1971

Junius Romney financial records, 1949-1966

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8248 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains bills, receipts, bank statements, and check stubs of Junius Romney dating from 1949-1966.
Dates: 1949-1966

Junius Romney papers on travel, 1926-1965

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8248 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains photographs, postcards, brochures, and other material containing information of Junius Romney's travels to various states and countries between 1926-1965.
Dates: 1926-1965

Junius Romney personal papers, 1930-1970

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8248 Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains manuscripts and other personal family material dating from 1930-1970.
Dates: 1930-1970

Junius Romney professional and business papers, 1922-1971

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8248 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains organization papers, advertisements, correspondence, deeds, and blue prints from the Kansas City Life Insurance, Beneficial Life Insurance, and other companies worked for by Junius Romney. Material dates from 1922-1971.
Dates: 1922-1971

Joseph Barnard Romney collection on Junius and Gertrude Stowell Romney

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8248
Scope and Contents Collection contains the research material of Joseph Barnard Romney on his grandfather, Junius Romney, and the Latter-day Saints exodus from Mexico including correspondence, biographical information, photos, and other material. Also includes the personal and family papers of Junius Romney. Material dates from 1882-2005.
Dates: 1882-2005