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Parowan (Utah) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 679
Scope and Contents Holographs and printed material. Contains a journal of Adams' mission to Great Britain, 1895-1897, including newspaper clippings about Mormonism in Ireland, and records of his correspondence and missionary work. Also included are a letter changing his mission call to Great Britain, 1895, genealogical data, and family histories of his father's family, William Adams.
Dates: 1895-1897

William Horne Dame papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 55
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, patriarchal blessings, financial records, militia records, photographs, and miscellaneous items. Much of the correspondence is between Dame and General Authorities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The material relates to Dame's life and activities, including his militia service and his connection to the Mountain Meadows Massacre in 1857.
Dates: 1846-1884

Parley P. Pratt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7
Overview The collection contains correspondence, missionary journals, writings, discourses, sermons, mission records, genealogy records, legislative service records, and miscellaneous biographical materials covering 1837-1967.
Dates: 1837-1967

Sketch of the life of Thomas Durham

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329960]
Identifier: MSS SC 3077
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm reproduction of a typed manuscript. The item is a biography of Thomas Durham. He lived in England, joined the Mormon Church in 1850, married Mary Morton in 1852, and migrated to Utah in 1856 with the Martin handcart company. He soon went to Parowan, Utah, where he led the local choir for 62 years. He married a second wife, Mary Mitchell, in 1860 and took a third wife, Carole Mortensen, in 1867. Durham made a living as a furniture maker. Alfred M. Durham describes...
Dates: 1936