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Weber County (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

George Perry Thompson diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230217744]
Identifier: MSS 1752
Scope and Contents

Phocopies of handwritten diaries. Thompson writes about his farming activities, his Mormon Church related activities, his visions and answers to prayers, and the death of his wife, Elizabeth Thompson. Thompson had a dream on 15 Oct. 1912 that stated Jesus Christ would return to the earth on 28 Aug. 1950 stating: "take it for all its worth." He also dreams about the various women he should marry polygamously.

Dates: 1896-1912

Oman Tracy notes and books

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230237213]
Identifier: MSS SC 256
Scope and Contents

Typewritten list of books (photocopy) owned by Oman Tracy and a series of handwritten historian's notes arranged chronologically about the early history of Ogden, Utah and Weber County, Utah.

Dates: undated

Writings and history of Jonathan Ellis Layne

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233386]
Identifier: MSS SC 31
Scope and Contents

Typescript (carbon copy) of an autobiographical sketch written by Layne in 1898 which gives details of his early life in Nauvoo, Illinois; his trek across the Plains to Utah; his settlement in Davis, Weber and Cache Counties, Utah; his experiences with the Mormon soldiers sent to oppose Johnston's army; and his eventual move to Alberta, Canada to escape arrest as a polygamist. Also includes extracts from his journal, 1887-1891.

Dates: 1877-1898