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Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:

William Reynolds Terry autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197232487501]
Identifier: MSS 285
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Terry writes about his early life in Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Iowa. He joined the Mormon Church in 1842 and moved to Hancock County, Illinois, in January of 1843 and tells of the murder of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844). Terry also writes about the persecutions the Mormons faced in Illinois, tells of the Mormon migration to Utah, and describes his life in Salt Lake City, Utah, as a school teacher. Also...

The testimony of John Carson, Elvira Egbert, and Emma Partridge

 File — Folder 1: [31197230314376]
Identifier: MSS SC 1674
Scope and Contents One typewritten booklet. The item contains statements concerning the religious convictions of John Carson, Elvira Egbert, and Emma Partridge. The pamphlet includes patriarchal blessings.

Vance family genealogies and patriarchal blessings

 File — Folder 1: [31197230317528]
Identifier: MSS SC 1858
Scope and Contents One handwritten genealogy and eighteen Mormon patriarchal blessings for members of the Vance and Johnson families.

Helen Warnock book of remembrance

 Collection — Box 1: [31197230217579]
Identifier: MSS 1758
Scope and Contents Photocopies of biographies, genealogies, patriarchal blessings, certificiates, and portraits. Many of the items relate to Mildred Elizabeth Allred (1898-1980), her family and ancestors. Also included are biographies of various members of the Allred family covering many aspects of early Mormon history. Most of these materials are unreliable family stories. Many of these people lived in Sanpete County, Utah.

William Mickle Whipple family collection

 Collection — Box 1: [31197230219369]
Identifier: MSS 1935
Scope and Contents Genealogies, patriarchal blessings, correspondence, and certificates. The materials deal with family matters both in Utah and Arizona, the association of family members with the Mormon Church, and social issues.

Whitney family genealogies

 File — Folder 1: [31197230306166]
Identifier: MSS SC 855
Scope and Contents Handwritten genealogies of the Whitney, Wheeler, and Kelley families. These were Mormon families. Most of the information covers the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Also included is a four-page handwritten copy of an autobiography written by Alonzo Wells Whitney in 1844 when he was living in Nauvoo, Illinois, and a copy of the patriarchial blessing given to his wife, Henrietta Keys Whitney, by the Mormon Church Patriarch, Hyrum Smith.

Stella Sudweeks Wood papers

 File — Folder 1: [31197230308121]
Identifier: MSS SC 1018
Scope and Contents Typewritten and handwritten autobiography, genealogy, letters from family members, and a Patriarchal blessing given by the Mormon patriarch Joseph Smith, Sr. in 1836. Wood relates childhood experiences in Piute County, Utah, and Kimberly, Idaho. She details her missions for the Mormon Church to St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1912 and to London, England, in 1946. She discusses her family, pioneering experiences, and her Mormon Church related activities.

Phoebe K. Woodbury letters

 File — Folder 1: [31197232489135]
Identifier: MSS 890
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters, lists of ancestors, and patriarchal blessings. Most of the letters were sent to family members and tell of her life in Salt Lake City.

John M. Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1803
Scope and Contents Account books, receipts, correspondence, certificates, newspaper clippings, genealogies, autograph book, land deeds and indetures, legal writs, photographs, and patriarchal blessings. The materials relate to business and legal activities. Also included are anti-Mormon newspaper clippings from England. Many of the items were produced by Young's sister, Lydia Young Merrill.

Hans Jorgen Zobell autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230322635]
Identifier: MSS SC 2606
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a typewritten autbiography. Also incuded are photocopies of photographs of family members and of a handwritten letter. The item was originally written in Danish. It was translated into English in 1933 by Albert L. Zobell. Hans writes about growing up in Denmark, his migration to Utah, and his life in Lake View. Also included is copy a patriarchal blessing.