Papers of Whitney family children, 1957, 1843-1900
Scope and Contents
Contains the papers from seven of Whitney's children, including correspondence, legal records, and personal papers dating from between 1843 and 1900. Materials document a range of family and personal activity, such as missionary service, colonization efforts, and business activities.
- Whitney (Family : Whitney, Newel Kimball, 1795-1850) (creator, Family)
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The Whitney family were early Mormon converts and pioneers. Newel Kimball Whitney (1795-1850) was joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ohio in 1830, and was a personal friend of Joseph Smith (1805-1844) who founded that faith. He also served as associate justice and treasurer of the provincial state of Deseret (later Utah) in 1849. He married eight times; his wives included Elizabeth Ann Smith (1800-1882, m. 1822), Ann Houston (1821-1848, m. 1846), Elizabeth Almira Pond (1827-1899, m. 1846), Abigail Augusta Pond (m. 1846), Olive M. Bishop (1807-1852, m. 1846), Elizabeth Moore (1826-1858, m. 1846), Henrietta Keyes (1821-1901, m. 1846), and Emmeline Blanche Woodward (1828-1921, m. 1849).
Language of Materials
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/VMSS76.xml
Existence and Location of Copies
Available on microfilm in repository.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States