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Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891



  • Existence: 1822 - 1891

Biographical History

William Luke Gallup (1822-1891) was a pioneer for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Utah.

Familysearch, via WWW, Nov. 9, 2015 (Luke William Gallup; b. Feb. 27, 1822 in Ledyard, Conn.; parents: Luke Gallup and Melinda Williams; baptised into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mar. 3, 1850; migrated to Utah, October 1850; m. Apr. 30, 1850 in Lindon, Mo. to Lydia Cook (1823-1861), three children; m. May 16, 1858 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Mary Howling (1836-1919); m. May 16, 1868 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Emily Pierce (1853-1909), one child; m. Oct. 10, 1876 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Augusta Caroline Lindquist (1844-1924), three children; d. Apr. 10, 1891 in Santa Ana, Calif.)

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Luke William Gallup autobiography and diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231186922]
Identifier: MSS 2347
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Gallup writes about his early life in Connecticut, his migration to Iowa, and how he joined the Mormon Church. Gallup moved to Springville, Utah, in 1851. He writes about his life in that town, his service during the Utah Expedition of 1857-8, his relationships to his wives, his mission for the Mormon Church to Connecticut. Gallup moved to Santa Ana, California, in 1888.

Dates: 1842-1891

Luke William Gallup diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232539194]
Identifier: MSS 660
Scope and Contents

Typewritten excerpts from a handwritten diary. Gallup summarizes his activities monthly. Gallup settled in Springville, Utah, in 1851. He writes about encounters with Ute Indians, the Utah War, and the Mormon "reformation." He comments on Mormon polygamy and tells about the death of his wife. Also included are the patriarchal blessings given to Luke and to his wife, Lydia.

Dates: 1850-1864

Luke William Gallup letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489713]
Identifier: MSS 583
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated May 29, 1889 and addressed to "Dear Children Wm. James. & your families." Luke writes to his sons primarily about family matters. He also tells them about his farming activities and the reasons why he does not want to come to Utah.

Dates: 1889 May 29

Remembering Winter Quarters/Council Bluffs writings of the Mormon pioneers at the Missouri River

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329606]
Identifier: MSS SC 2964
Scope and Contents Compilation by Karen and Paul Larsen, of excerpts from diaries and reminiscences of Latter-day Saints who resided in the Winter Quarters/Council Bluffs area between about 1846 and 1852. Includes writings of Job Taylor Smith, Eliza Maria Patridge Lyman, Helen Mar Kimball Whitney, Aroet Lucius Hale, Anna Clark Hale, Jane Snyder Richards, Joseph Fielding, Bathsheba Wilson Bigler Smith, Lucy Meserve Smith, Richard Ballantyne, Sarah Studevant Leavitt, Alfred Boaz Lambson, Allen Joseph Stout,...
Dates: 1998

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