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Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:

Jesse Nathaniel Smith collection, 1845-1970

 Series
Identifier: MSS 503 Series 1
Scope and Contents note Collection contains journals, correspondence, genealogies, patriarchal blessings, certificates, an autobiography, and other papers of Jesse Nathaniel Smith, dating from 1836 to 1970. Includes information on the Smith family, and Smith's activities as a settler and community leader in Snowflake, Arizona. Smith was the president of the Scandinavian Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1862 to 1864 and an early settler in Salt Lake City and Parowan, Utah, and in...

John Smith correspondence, 1848-1911

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 803 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains letters to and from Smith from family members and acquaintances, including his aunt Emma Smith Bidamon, his wife Hellen, his sons Alvin and Hyrum, his step brother Joseph F. Smith, and his cousin Joseph Smith III. Also includes some letters from LDS Church Presidents, including John Taylor and Wilford Woodruff. Dated 1848-1911.

John Smith letters received, 1848-1911

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 803 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Letters written to John Smith from family members and acquaintances, including Alexander Hale Smith, Hyrum F. Smith, Hyrum Gibbs Smith, George A. Smith, Hellen Smith, Joseph Smith III, Joseph F. Smith, Samuel H. B. Smith, John Taylor, Charles Lowell Walker, Orson F. Whitney, and Wilford Woodruff. Dated 1848-1911.

John Smith letters sent, 1854-1911

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 803 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Letters written by John Smith and sent to family members and other acquaintances, including his wife, Hellen, sons Alvin and Hyrum F., cousin Joseph Smith III, and step-brother Joseph F. Smith. Dated 1954-1911.

John Smith personal papers, 1852-1962

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 803 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains papers related to Smith's personal and family life, genealogical information, business interests, and his role as Presiding Patriarch of the LDS Church. Includes patriarchal blessings given to him, as well as those he gave to others. Also includes tithing receipts, legal documents, documents regarding stock held by Smith, commendations for Smith, miscellaneous correspondence, documents related to Joseph Smith III, and articles regarding John Smith. Dated 1852-1962.

John Peter Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1957
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence, diaries, notebooks, patriarchal blessings, certificates, an autobiography, and genealogical materials. The correspondence are between Johnson and his wife, Hana, and were written while Johnson was on a mission for the Mormon Church in Sweden. The diaries were kept while Johnson was on his mission and after his return to Ogden, Utah. The certificates deal with Johnson's numerous callings in the Mormon Church.

Robert Johnson papers

 Collection — Box 1: [31197230230036]
Identifier: MSS 1867
Scope and Contents Diary, patriarchal blessings, biographies, family histories, bank statements, and correspondence. The materials relate to Robert and to his wife, Elizabeth.

Albert Jones diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 346
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, an autobiography, and correspondence. Jones wrote his autobiography in 1881. Jones served in the Utah Militia during the Black Hawk War and had numerous occupations and positions in the Mormon Church. His diaries start in 1884 when he was called to serve on a mission for the Mormon Church in England. Many entries are lengthy and detailed. Jones addresses numerous topics including the polygamy question in Utah. Also included are correspondence, patriarchal blessings, and...

William Decatur Kartchner autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 904
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography. Kartchner writes about his early life in Pennsylvania; joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1843 and subsequently moving to Nauvoo, Illinois; and his migration to Utah in 1847. He lived in serveral places in Utah and settled in Arizona. Also included is a partriarchal blessing for Etta Kartchner.

Nelson Heresford Kathan patriarchal blessings and ordination certificates

 File — Folder 1: [31197230312552]
Identifier: MSS SC 1420
Scope and Contents Typed transcripts of "patriarchal blessing(s)" given to Nelson Heresford Kathan and Sarah Jane King Kathan by John A. West, a Mormon patriarch. Also included are two certificates recording the ordination of Nelson H. Kathan to offices in the Mormon priesthood and two short, handwritten histories of Nathan and Sarah Kathan.