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Weber County (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Gilbert Belnap papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318070]
Identifier: MSS SC 1939
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten materials relating to the Hooper Ward of the Mormon Church, personal papers of Belnap, and miscellaneous items. Also included is a biography of Vinson Knight (1804-1842), an early convert to Mormonism, which contains references to Knight in various sources.

Dates: 1834-1875

Marian Adaline Belnap papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 952
Scope and Contents

Phtocopy of correspondence, financial and legal documents, genealogial materials, newspaper clippings, and drafts of research papers. The materials relate to a wide variety of topics but mostly deal with Belnap (Belknap) family matters. A patriarchal blessing is found with the collection.

Dates: 1829-1933

Biographical sketch of the life of Luman Andros Shurtliff

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233642]
Identifier: MSS SC 88
Scope and Contents

Typewritten condensation of the original journal of Shurtliff, a businessman, politial and religious leader, Mormon missionary and patriarch, which tells of his early life in Ohio, religious revivals, conversion to Mormonism, marriages, missionary work, mobs in Far West, Missouri, expulsion from Nauvoo, Illinois, immigration to Utah, life in Weber County, Utah, and military preparations against Johnston's Army.

Dates: 1936

Francis P. Dearborn diaries and account books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1284
Scope and Contents

Handwritten account books and diaries. Dearborn records his financial transactions and his daily activities. The diaries cover the years from 1880 to 1895 in which Dearborn writes about his life in Pennsylvania and Utah.

Dates: 1849-1895

Timothy Kendall minute and account books

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 243
Scope and Contents

Handwritten minute book of activities in the Uintah Ward. Entries include notes and minutes on various ward meetings. The accounts relate to financial transactions in a business. Also included are accounts related to schools in Weber County.

Dates: 1879-1911

Loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, "child of God"

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320654]
Identifier: MSS SC 2241
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography and reminiscences by Ward's children. Also included is a photocopy of Ward's handwriting. The materials document Ward's life, occupations, and service to the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1951-1977

David Moore diary, autobiography, and history

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232487485]
Identifier: MSS 283
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copies of diaries, an autobiography, and a history. The diaries include an "Abridged History of the Salmon River Mission" which is Moore's journal for 1855 when he was serving in the mission. Also included are "Items of History" which tells about the early settlements in Weber County, Utah, and an autobiography to the year 1849 when Moore's diary begins.

Dates: 1849-1855

Joseph Lee Robinson autobiography and diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326842]
Identifier: MSS SC 2780
Scope and Contents

Typewritten condensation of an autobiography and a diary. The item was shortened by Robinson's granddaughter, Rena Robinson Cutler. Joseph Robinson writes about his conversion to the Mormon Church in 1836, his migration to Utah in 1848, his opinions of the Mormon doctrine of polygamy, and his settling in Weber County, Utah.

Dates: 1853-1892

Superintendent of Weber County Schools notebook

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225532842]
Identifier: MSS 3168
Scope and Contents This volume contains the record of Joseph S. Peery, Superintendent of Weber County Schools; Peery's deputy, T. B. Lewis; and Mosiah Hall, another Superintendent of Weber County Schools. The record was kept from 28 October 1890 to 30 December 1893 and contains the Superintendents' notes on their daily activities; their visits to various schools in the district, with the names of teachers and their impressions of the teachers' abilities; and the dates of various teacher meetings/examinations....
Dates: 1890-1893

Elizabeth V. W. Thompson diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325943]
Identifier: MSS SC 2728
Scope and Contents

Photocpies of a handwritten diary. Mrs. Thompson writes about her daily activities including cooking, receiving visits from friends, and reading the Book of Mormon. She also tells about what various family members are doing. She mentions administering to the sick. She was the wife of George Perry Thompson.

Dates: 1896-1904