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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Saint George -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Jesse Wentworth Crosby letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233287264]
Identifier: Vault MSS 216

William Fawcett papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230327071]
Identifier: MSS SC 2690
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten autobiographies, a poem, lists, notes, and letters. Fawcett was born in England, joined the Mormon Church in 1840, migrated to Utah in 1850, and settled in St. George, Utah where he served as a Mormon bishop. The other materials relate to Fawcett's work for the Mormon Church in St. George.

Dates: 1881-1906

Jacob Gates land certificate for Margaret Snell

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230349265]
Identifier: MSS 4013

Land certificate certifying that Margaret Snell is the lawful claimant of Lot 5 Block 2, St. George, 29 Apr 1865.

Dates: 1865

Ann Prior Jarvis autobiographies and a biography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2049
Scope and Contents Two handwritten autobiographies, a biography of George Jarvis (1823-1913), miscellaneous materials, and photocopies of these items. Ann was born in England and married George Jarvis at age sixteen. She and George were converted to the Mormon Church in 1848. George worked as a sailor to earn money for the journey to Utah. They arrived in Salt Lake City around 1860 and moved to St. George, Utah in 1861. Ann had eleven children. Anne recounts the major events of her life and writes about her...
Dates: 1871-1898

Seth Johnson family history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320134]
Identifier: MSS SC 2209
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten biographies, diaries, newspaper clippings, and family genealogical records. Included are biographies of Benjamin F. Johnson (1818-1905), Joel Hill Johnson (1802-1882), and Seth Johnson (1839-1927). The Johnson family joined the Mormon Church in the 1830s, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and later migrated to Utah where they settled in various communities.

Dates: 1860-1947

M. L. McAllister postcard received

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325042]
Identifier: MSS SC 2569
Scope and Contents

Handwritten postcard addressed to M. L. McAllister of St. George, Utah and signed "Mary." Mary thanks McAllister for the picture she received and promises to send a letter soon. The postcard has a picture of Salt Lake City, Utah on the reverse side.

Dates: approximately 1925

David Milne letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319714]
Identifier: MSS SC 2146
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter addressed to Bro. Steele and signed by David Milne. Milne writes about ecclesiastical action taken against him by the Mormon Church, problems with various church members, and his feelings on the situation.

Dates: 1892

Aaron Nelson diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2247
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries and financial records. The financial records deal with transactions relating to Nelson's shoemaking business. There are many gaps in the diary, and its entries are usually one or two lines in length.

Dates: 1874-1898

Aaron Nelson diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 534
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary with photocopies of the item. Nelson had converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1849. His diary covers the years 1858 to 1862 when he served as an LDS missionary in England. Also included are some notes by Nelson's son, William Nelson, who had migrated to St. George, Utah.

Dates: 1858-1869

Emma Wartstill Mecham Nielson diary

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 601
Scope and Contents

Contains the original handwritten diary of Emma Wartstill (or Waitstill) Mecham Nielson that includes the time period from 1887 to 1916, with diary entries spanning from 1887 to 1897 and financial records spanning from 1914 to 1916. Diary is during the seven-month period Nielson was living by herself with her children in St. George, Utah, her daily activities as a mother and active church member, and her relationship with her fellow plural wife. Dated 1887 to 1916.

Dates: 1887-1916