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Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Henry Clark record book

 File — Folder 1: [31197230337385]
Identifier: MSS 496
Scope and Contents The volume relates to Clark's farming and personal accounts. It includes a list of tithing paid, work done, and services rendered to others. Also contains family records such as patriarchal blessings and lists of births and deaths; and occasional lists identifying marriages he performed, children he blessed, and other activities.

Joab Collier and Theodocia Keeler Collier papers

 Collection — Box 1: [31197230217900]
Identifier: MSS 1729
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiographies, diaries, correspondence, patriarchal blessings, and miscellaneous materials. Typescripts and photocopies of many of these items are also found with the collection. Some of the materials have been bound into books. The collection relates primarily to Joab Collier (1855-1918) and Theodocia Keeler Collier (1858-1912). The Colliers were Mormons who lived in Provo, Vernal, and in Salt Lake City, Utah. Joab had many occupations including that of bricklayer. The...

Zebedee Coltrin patriarchal blessing

 File — Folder 1: [31197230342948]
Identifier: MSS 776
Scope and Contents Handwritten patriarchal blessing given to Louisa Bowen on 16 Dec. 1876 in Springville, Utah. Bowen is promised salvation if she is righteous.

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.

William Horne Dame papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 55
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, patriarchal blessings, financial records, militia records, photographs, and miscellaneous items. Much of the correspondence is between Dame and General Authorities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The material relates to Dame's life and activities, including his militia service and his connection to the Mountain Meadows Massacre in 1857.

Thomas Day autobiographies

 File — Folder 1: [31197230334069]
Identifier: MSS 1109
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and a photocopy of the item. Also included is a typescript of an autobiography. The handwritten manuscript is a running account similar to a diary but is seldom broken down into daily entries. Day writes about joining the Mormon Church in England and his migration to Council Bluffs, Iowa, and later to Utah. He lived in Salt Lake Valley, Spanish Fork, and Circle Valley, Utah. He participated in the Salmon River Mission for the Mormon Church in Idaho.

David Coombs diaries and records of temple work

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1650
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, financial records, and records of temple work performed for the Mormon Church. The items include an autobiography written by Coombs which covers his early years until 1884 when he started keeping a diary. He kept his journal from 1884 to 1928 with a gap from 1897 through 1899. Coombs relates his expriences while living in various communities in Sanpete and Cache Counties, Utah. Also included are patriarchal blessings of family members.

John T. Dorcheus memoirs

 File — Folder 1: [31197230317452]
Identifier: MSS SC 1879
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography, 75 pages. Dorcheus lived in Gunnison, Utah and later in Ashton, Idaho. He participated in the "Black Hawk War" against the Ute Indians in Utah. Also included are typed copies of Mormon patriarchal blessings of Dorcheus family members.

Israel Franklin Evans papers

 Collection — Box 1: [31197230218601]
Identifier: MSS 1762
Scope and Contents Certificates, handwritten and typewritten correspondence, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, receipts, a short biography, magazines, legal papers, a guest book, and a diary. The guest book and diary are found in the same volume. Some of the materials relate to Evans' service as president of the Eastern States Mission for the Mormon Church. The materials deal with his service to the Mormon Church, his law career, and his interest in education in Utah. Many of the items relate to contact...