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Mormons -- Utah -- Mount Pleasant -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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

David Candland diary and pamphlets

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231210987]
Identifier: MSS 1627
Scope and Contents Collection includes Candland's personal diary, covering 1841 to 1861, and with brief entries on his birthday in both 1900 and 1901. Candland documents his missionary service in the British Isles in the 1840s, and in the Eastern States and Canada in the early 1850s. He also describes some of his experiences during the Utah War of 1857 and 1858. A typescript of the diary is also included. Also includes photocopies of pamphlets in defense of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...
Dates: 1841-1907

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
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.

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

Life of John and Jamima Hutchensen Meyrick

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 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.

Dates: 1850-1922

Orange Seely autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 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.

Dates: approximately 1895