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Huntington, William, 1784-1846

 Person

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Zina Young Card Brown family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2232
Abstract Contains papers relating to Zina Card Brown and her ancestors, including her parents; her grandmother, Zina D. H. Young; and her great-grandfather, William Huntington. Includes a notebook kept by Zina Card (Brown) for a sewing class at Brigham Young College in Logan, Utah; correspondence; a Daughters of Utah Pioneers notebook belonging to Zina Y. Card, 1912-1914; a list of Brigham Young's daughters and granddaughters, 1947; a postcard image of the C. O. Card home in Cardston, Alberta; and...

William Huntington diary and autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 272
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary including a retrospective account of Huntington's life. Huntington writes about his early life, his conversion to the Mormon Church, and his experience as a Mormon in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois. He also writes about the death of Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church, service in the Nauvoo Legion militia organization, and preparations of the Mormons to migrate to the mountains. Huntington made diary entries in 1846. The item was transcribed by O. B....

Rules of behavior for youth

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 293
Scope and Contents Handwritten account of "rules of behavior." The item was written down by William Huntington in his diary in Jan. 1845 about seven months after Smith was killed and purports to be in Smith's own words. The rules are believed to be based on George Washington's "Rule of Civility."

A thrilling dream

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 292
Scope and Contents Handwritten account of a dream written down by William Huntington in his diary on 1 Feb. 1845 over seven months after Smith was killed and purports to be in Smith's own words. The dream tells about Smith seeing a beautiful lady and a rider.