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Meeks, Priddy, 1795-1886



  • Existence: 1795 - 1886

biographical statement

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

A little Indian girl / riten bye Nancy Asay, 1989

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233639316]
Identifier: MSS 7960
Scope and Contents

Contains a photocopy of a handwritten story titled A Little Indian Girl written by Nancy Asay, daughter of Priddy Meeks. Dated 1989. Transcript of item included in folder.

Dates: 1989

Nancy Jane McCleve Meeks, wife of Dr. Preddy Meeks

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325992]
Identifier: MSS SC 2733
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Nancy Meeks. She was born in 1840, joined the Mormon Church in 1856, married Phines Cook and later David Riley Russell, migrated to Utah with the second handcart company in 1856, and married Priddy Meeks on 12 Nov. 1856. She lived in Orderville, Utah. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1950

Priddy Meeks correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2171
Scope and Contents

Handwritten correspondence and patriarchal blessings of family members. Most of the items were written in Parowan and in Orderville, Utah and relate to family matters.

Dates: 1854-1892

Priddy Meeks journal

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233284568]
Identifier: Vault MSS 58
Scope and Contents

A handwritten record by Meeks on writes about a wide range of topics including his reflections on his life, his various activities, and his revelations. He also records various faith-promoting stories he hears.

Dates: 1879-1903

My mother's history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313097]
Identifier: MSS SC 1562
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Nancy Meeks Asay who was a Mormon pioneer to early Utah. Also mentioned is a family story of one of Priddy Meeks' romances.

Dates: 1920

Additional filters:

Collection 4
Archival Object 1
Immigration and American Expansion 3
Pioneers 3
Orderville (Utah) -- History 2
Autobiographies 1
Biographies 1