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Sevier County (Utah) -- History

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Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Myron Alma Abbott autobiography

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232504610]
Identifier: MSS 661
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography of Abbott written in 1917. Includes a description of Abbott's life including his birth in Weber County, and life in Tocquerville and Plymouth, Utah, before moving to Bunkerville, Nevada, in 1877. He describes the stay of the Mormon Apostle, Wilford Woodruff, when he was in Bunkerville while dodging federal officials for polygamy. Also includes Abbott's marriage to Mary Leavitt in 1881 and life in Annabella, Sevier County, Utah, from 1886-1910, where he was involved...
Dates: 1917

Biographies of ancestors

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233170]
Identifier: MSS SC 53
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies of ancestors of Rawlinson which relate life in numerous Utah communities in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Included is an excerpt from the 1857 diary of James Farmer.

Dates: approximately 1962

Biographies of ancestors

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSSSC53

Thomas Gledhill journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3081
Scope and Contents Original, manuscript copy of the British Missionary Journal of Thomas Gledhill, September 1892-December 1893, plus a typescript of the mission journal, including typed copy for the year 1894 (location of original for that year unknown). The typescript, edited by Randall L. Christensen, 1993, is bound and indexed and includes a map of the mission. Also included with the journal is a CD with five electronic photographs of Gledhill and his family, scans of the original journal, and an...
Dates: 1892-1894

The history of Salina

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227605810]
Identifier: MSS 4066

The History of Salina gives an account of the settlement and growth of Salina, Utah. It covers events from 1864-1929.

Dates: 1929

Sadie Staker Olsen diary

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307032]
Identifier: MSS SC 930
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a holograph diary and brief autobiography. This document was produced before Sadie was married and is entitled "Autobiography of Sadie Staker." During the time she wrote her diary, Sadie's family was living in Annabella, Utah. She attended school, started teaching school in Blue Valley, Utah, travelled widely in the Richfield, Utah area, attended meetings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and dated numerous men. She complained of headaches and...
Dates: 1893-1899

Our own Sevier : a comprehensive, centennial volume

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 640
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a book with handwritten corrections. The item was coauthored by Lexia D. Warnock. Also included are the publisher's galley proofs. The item is a history of Sevier County, Utah, and all of the towns located there.

Dates: 1965

Record of the board of trade of Sevier Stake of Zion

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336171]
Identifier: MSS 1039
Scope and Contents

Handwritten meeting minutes of the board of trade including "Articles of Association." The meetings of the association were held in Richfield, Utah, with George Washington Bean as secretary.

Dates: 1879-1881

Sevier Stake letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326966]
Identifier: MSS SC 2778
Scope and Contents

Printed letter "to the membership" dated 10 Dec. 1918. The letter states concerns over the influenza epidemic during which the Mormons were advised to put their faith in the Lord.

Dates: 1918 December 10