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Mount Pleasant (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Ellen Hanson Anderson biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313451]
Identifier: MSS SC 1613
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed biography of Ellen Hanson Anderson, who crossed the plains to Utah in 1855 and settled in Mount Pleasant.

Dates: 1952

Annie Miller Ottosen biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230345719]
Identifier: MSS 958
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and typewritten biographies of family members including sketches of Niels Peter Miller (1837-1921), Ellen Anderson Miller (1833-1929) and Ellen Anderson (1805-1890). These were Mormons who migrated to Utah from Denmark.

Dates: 1910

Biography of Nathan Staker

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326990]
Identifier: MSS SC 2681
Scope and Contents

Two typewritten biographies of Nathan Staker with photocopies of the same items. Sanderson wrote the biography of Staker with William Marchant Staker and Sarah Ellis Halley Pearson. The authors are grandchildren of Nathan Staker. Also included is a "History of Nathan Staker." Staker was from Canada. He joined the Mormon Church, migrated to Utah in 1852, married two women, and was a farmer in Mt. Pleasant, Utah.

Dates: 1955

Biography of Niels Peter and Ellen Anderson Miller

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313477]
Identifier: MSS SC 1615
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed biography of Niels Peter Miller and his wife, Ellen Anderson Miller, Danish converts to the Mormon Church who lived in Mount Pleasant, Utah and later settled Castle Valley, Utah.

Dates: 1969

Abraham Day III

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326982]
Identifier: MSS SC 2680
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Abraham Day, III (1817-1900). Abraham Day was born in Vermont, joned the Mormon Church, moved to Montrose, Iowa near Nauvoo, Illinois, served in the Mormon Battalion 1846-1847, migrated to Utah, took a second wife, and lived in Springville and Mt. Pleasant, Utah, and served in the Black Hawk War. The date of the composition of this item is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1930

Eliza Jane Staker Day autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337336]
Identifier: MSS 492
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of autobiographical materials. Day writes about her early life in Mt. Pleasant, about the defenses in the town during the Black Hawk War, and about her family. Also included is a biography by Day of her mother, Eliza Cusworth Burton Staker, who was a pioneer and an early settler in Mt. Pleasant.

Dates: 1842-1843

Day family biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336650]
Identifier: MSS 48

The collection contains typewritten biographies of Joseph Smith Day and Charlotte Katherine Mellon Day. The dates for the composition of these items are unknown. There is a letter addressed to Geneva, dated March 27, 1936.

Dates: 1930

Chasty Olsen Harris biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313576]
Identifier: MSS SC 1625
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed biography of a Mormon pioneer who settled in Castle Dale, Utah with her family.

Dates: 1956

John and Louisa Thalmann Hasler autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334275]
Identifier: MSS 1142
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autbiography edited by Helen C. Stark in 1963. Louisa Hasler writes about her conversion to the Mormon Church; her association with her brother-in-law, Hans Ulrich Winkler; her migration to Utah; and her life in Mt. Pleasant. Also included is a typed autobiography of Louisa's husband, John Hasler. John writes about his association with Hans Ulrich Winkler, his conversion to the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah, and his life in Mt. Pleasant.

Dates: approximately 1900

History of my life

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230232933]
Identifier: MSS 710
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Coombs was born and raised in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. Ellis married Leslie McLean Coombs who died in 1917. She lived in several towns in Utah and taught school in Mexico and in Canada. She spent most of her educational career (1918-1948) teaching school in Fairview, Utah.

Dates: 1960