Fillmore (Utah) -- History
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopies of a handwritten letter and a handwritten card received by Martha Knight. The items are apparently from friends and family members and deal with personal matters. The materials were collected by Della Daine Edmunds.
Contains letter from a non-Mormon merchant in Fillmore, Utah, to his sister. Describes living among the Mormons and details about the city of Fillmore, Utah. Includes a small hand-sketched map of the city and the location of his store. Signed "Joe." Dated February 23, 1855.
Typewritten family history which tells of experiences in the 19th century in Fillmore, Utah and the Mormon colonies in Arizona.
Manuscript newspaper containing humor, poetry, and advice (12 pages). Written in ink with hand-drawn and colored roses attached to page one. The names on the manusript are: Thomas H. Turner, Leania Carling, Miss A. Carling, and Malissia Russell.
Photocopy of handwritten letters dated 18 and 22 June 1851. The items were composed in Kirtland, Ohio. The material is a letter composed by four different persons who were all members of the same family, each with the last name of McBride. The members of the McBride family write to Reuben about family matters and try to convince him to return to Kirtland. The addressee appears to be Reuben Augustus McBride of Fillmore, Utah.
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten autobiography. Melville was born in Scotland in 1821, worked on a ship that hunted whales, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and migrated to Utah in 1852. He lived in Provo, Utah, campaigned against Utah Indians in 1853, and settled in Fillmore, Utah. He died in 1911.
Typewritten biographical sketch which tells of his work on the Kirtland and Nauvoo Temples and of his involvement in early Fillmore, Utah. Also includes genealogical data and a letter from the donor.