Sanpete County (Utah) -- History
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Artemesia Draper Anderson biography
Typescript of a biography of Artemesia Draper Anderson. Anderson was born and grew up in Moroni, Utah, where she married, raised her children, and supplemented her family income through midwifery. In 1891 she became one of Utah's first licensed practical nurses.
Sanpete County World's Fair Association constitution and meetings minutes
Handwritten constitution and meeting minutes taken by Martha E. Harmon. The organization was formed to collect materials for an exhibit of women's work from Sanpete County for a display at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois, in 1893.
Ulysses S. Grant deed for Andrew J. Moffitt
Printed form with handwritten notations dated 1 July 1873. The item states that Andrew J. Moffitt has purchased land in Sanpete County, Utah. The manuscript was signed by Ulysses S. Grant, president of the United States.
David Coombs diaries and records of temple work
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.
Sanpete Valley Railway contractor's diary
Company accounts and contractor's handwritten diary. The author of the item is unknown. The contractor writes about routine matters including the inspection of ties, estimates on the cost of materials, hiring workers, and grading of the railway.
James Farmer autobiography and diaries
Two holograph volumes in three parts with accompanying carbon and ribbon copy typescripts; typescript and draft of typescript of 1881-1882 diary. Describes his early life in England, missionary work for the Mormon Church in England, his immigration to Utah and accounts of ship passage, overland travel to Salt Lake City, Utah and settlement and life in Sanpete County, Utah. The 1881-82 diary deals with a mission to England. Also includes patriarchal blessings.
History of Fairview, Sanpete County, Utah
Typewritten town history written by Coombs, George F. Olsen and Allie L. Carlston.
Naomi A. Jensen biographies
Photocopies of typewritten biographies. The subjects of these biographies were Mormons living in Emery and Sanpete Counties of Utah. The date of composition of most of these items is uncertain, but some were composed apparently in 1969.
Jacob Johnson certificate
Handwritten and printed certificate. The governor of the Utah Territory, Caleb Walton West, issued a certificate appointing Jacob Johnson as judge in Sanpete County, Utah.