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Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Augusta Bowen Cleveland Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1833
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence, patriarchal blessings, poems, songs, and miscellaneous items. The bulk of the collection are letters between Smith and family members. The materials relate to family matters. Also included are letters from the Mormon apostle, George Albert Smith, to John L.Smith that deal with George's Mormon Church-related activities.

Bathsheba W. Bigler Smith autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230336791]
Identifier: MSS 920
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a 260-page handwritten autobiography. Smith includes copies of correspondence and patriarchal blessings in her account. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1837, lived with the Mormons in Missouri and Illinois, married George Albert Smith in 1841, allowed him to take additional wives, came to Utah in 1849, and served as president of the Relief Society.