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Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:

A. O. Smoot papers

 File — Folder 1: [31197232489648]
Identifier: MSS 574
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and printed certificates, letters of appointment, letters, an invitation, and a patriarchal blessing. The materials include a missionary recommendation dated 1851 when Smoot was called on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Britain; a patriarchal blessing from Joseph Smith, Sr., the father of the first president of the Church, Joseph Smith, Jr.; two appointments as an agent for the Perpetual Emigration Fund for the Church; a letter from...

Caroline R. Smoot genealogical papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2097
Scope and Contents Includes Smoot's temple record book containing surnames such as Collins, Wells, Rogers, Daniels, Stowe, and Petty, 1891-1907; correspondence, 1885-1891; research notes; receipt for "A History of our Own Times," 1896; patriarchal blessing for Caroline Rogers Smoot, 1899; obituary for Hugh J. Cannon; Relief Society teacher's leaflet; and an application for membership in Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.

Snyder family genealogies

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 465
Scope and Contents Handwritten genealogies, biographical sketches, historical accounts, patriarchal blessings, temple work sheets, and family photographs of the Snyder family of Germany and Roxborough, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. The patriarchal blessings were given to family members that joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The lists of temple work done for dead family members were also produced by the those who joined the LDS Church.

William Henry Solomon autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 909
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography with a typescript of the item. Also included are brief biographies of family members and patriarchal blessings. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain. Solomon writes about joining the Mormon Church, migrating to Utah, serving on a mission to the Indians of Arizona, meeting John D. Lee, and moving to Kanab, Utah.

Speirerman family correspondence and genealogical information

 File — Folder 1: [31197230313121]
Identifier: MSS SC 1559
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and typed correspondence, genealogical information, patriarchal blessings, and various other family history items by and about the Speirerman family. The items mostly focus on the lives of Charles W. Speirerman and his wife Delilah Speirerman.

George Spilsbury autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 117
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography with a photocopy of the item. The volume includes handwritten copies of letters received and patriarchal blessings of family members. Spilsbury writes about travelling in southern Utah as a patriarch, gives a brief description of his mission to Wales, talks about some of the prophecies of the first president of the LDS Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), and describes the exodus west of Mormons from Nauvoo, Illinois to Utah. Dated from 1843 to 1911.

William Wilson Sterrett autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230306331]
Identifier: MSS SC 879
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of the holograph of Sterrett's autobiography and some patriarchal blessings he gave.

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.

Brian L. Taylor newsletters

 Collection — Box 1: [31197230218734]
Identifier: MSS 1781
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typed newsletters. The items were produced for the Joseph Taylor Family Organization. The materials contain a biography of Joseph Taylor, patriarchal blessings from the Mormon Church, and genealogies of the Taylor family.

John Taylor patriarchal blessings

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233287074]
Identifier: Vault MSS 159
Scope and Contents Handwritten father's blessings given by John Taylor to four of his children. Taylor assures them that they can achieve salvation by obedience to the Mormon faith.