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Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

John Crook papers

 Collection — Oversize 1: [31197232543006]
Identifier: MSS 158
Overview Handwritten diaries, newspaper clippings, genealogies, correspondence, and patriarchal blessings. The John Crook collection relates Crook's conversion, emigration to Utah, and major events related to his Church activities.

Joseph Curtis diaries

 File — Folder 1: [31197230331719]
Identifier: MSS SC 3245
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of handwritten diaries. Curtis also writes about his early life. He was born in Pennsylvania and joined the Mormon Church in 1833. He lived in Missouri and told about the persecution of Mormons there. He later lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and served on two missions at that time. He came to Utah in 1848 and later settled in Utah Valley, Utah. Curtis was involved in numerous activities including defending Utah from the Utah Expedition in 1858.

Luke William Gallup diary

 File — Folder 1: [31197232539194]
Identifier: MSS 660
Scope and Contents Typewritten excerpts from a handwritten diary. Gallup summarizes his activities monthly. Gallup settled in Springville, Utah, in 1851. He writes about encounters with Ute Indians, the Utah War, and the Mormon "reformation." He comments on Mormon polygamy and tells about the death of his wife. Also included are the patriarchal blessings given to Luke and to his wife, Lydia.

Cynthia Jane Park Stowell autobiography

 Item — Folder 1: [31197232488038]
Identifier: MSS 839
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript. The history of Stowell's family is presented by another person. Stowell tells her own story for the years from 1857 to 1892. Cynthia lived in Ogden, Utah; describes activities during the Utah War of 1857 to 1858; writes of her life as a polygamous wife; and relates her move to Juarez, Mexico, in 1892. Also included is a patriarchal blessing.