Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Bennion writes about his life in the Taylorsville area of Utah and in Rush Valley and Long Valley, Utah. He also lived for a time in Nevada. Bennion was married polygamously, participated in the Utah War of 1857-1858, had an encounter with an Indian in 1858, saw the first handcart company arrive in Salt Lake City in 1856, served on a mission to England for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and participated in many other activities.
- Bennion, John E. (Person)
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Mormon pioneer in Utah and Nevada.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Bennion, John E. -- Diaries
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Indians of North America -- Utah -- History
- Long Valley (Kane County, Utah) -- History -- Sources
- Missions and Missionaries
- Mormons -- Utah -- History
- Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History
- Taylorsville (Utah) -- History -- Sources
- Utah Expedition (1857-1858) -- Sources
- Register of John E. Bennion diaries
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- 2011 May 16
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