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Mormons -- Utah -- Mount Pleasant -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Biography of Nathan Staker

 File — Folder 1: [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.

David Candland diary and pamphlets

 Collection — Box 1: [31197231210987]
Identifier: MSS 1627
Scope and Contents Diary, pamphlets, and typescript of the diary. Candland's journal covers the years from 1841 to 1902 with a major gap from 1861 to 1902 in which years he lived in Mount Pleasant, Utah. The item tells about Candland's missions, his family, and of his other activities. The pamphlets are in defense of the Mormon Church.

Eliza Jane Staker Day autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [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.

Day family biographies

 File — Folder 1: [31197230336650]
Identifier: MSS 48
Overview 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.

Chasty Olsen Harris biography

 File — Folder 1: [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.

John and Louisa Thalmann Hasler autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [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.

Life of John and Jamima Hutchensen Meyrick

 File — Folder 1: [31197230313550]
Identifier: MSS SC 1623
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typed extracts from John Meyrick's diary which describe his family's life as Mormon pioneers in Utah.

Orange Seely autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230313212]
Identifier: MSS SC 1576
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten autobiography of Orange Seely, which describes the settlement of San Bernardino, California, trouble with Indians in Utah, help given to Mormon immigrants, and his political career.