John Murdock autobiography and diary
Scope and Contents
Typescripts of a diary and an abridgement of diaries for the years from 1830 to 1859 and 1832. Murdock joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1830 and lived in Kirtland, Ohio; Missouri; Nauvoo, Illinois; and Salt Lake City, Utah. He had numerous assignments for the Church and migrated to Utah in 1847. He participated in Zion's Camp in 1834 and went on a mission to Australia from 1852 to 1853.
- Murdock, John, 1792-1871 (creator, Person)
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Open for public research.
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Biographical / Historical
John Murdoch (1792-1871) was a Mormon pioneer.
2 items (343 pages)
Language of Materials
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Immigration and American Expansion
- Kirtland (Ohio) -- History
- Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- Australia -- History
- Latter Day Saint pioneers -- History
- Latter Day Saints -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History
- Latter Day Saints -- Missouri -- History
- Latter Day Saints -- Ohio -- Kirtland -- History
- Missouri -- History
- Murdock, John, 1792-1871 -- Archives
- Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History
- Patriarchal blessings (Latter Day Saint churches) -- History
- Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History
- Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History
- Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) -- Personal narratives
- Register of John Murdock autobiography and diary
- Rose Frank
- 5 May 2011
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.