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Richmond (Utah) -- History -- Sources

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Ashment journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323021]
Identifier: MSS SC 2403
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten journal. Ashment was a convert to the Mormon Church from England having been baptized in 1848. He migrated to Utah in 1869 and settled in Richmond, Utah. Ashment writes about his daily activities and about his experiences. Also included are notes about his children and their activities.

Dates: 1851-1889

Historical sketch of James Hendricks and Drusilla Dorris Hendricks

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323070]
Identifier: MSS SC 2409
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Drusilla married James Hendricks (1808-1870) in 1827. They joined the Mormon Church in 1835 and lived with the Mormons in Clay County, Missouri and Nauvoo, Illinois. They migrated to Utah in 1847 where they lived in Salt Lake City, Springville, and Richmond.

Dates: 1877

Niels Christian Jensen autobiography and day book

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1005
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten autobiography and a day book. Jensen writes about his life in Denmark including his participation in the war with Prussia in 1864. Jensen also relates his migration to the United States; his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; his settling in Manti and Richmond, Utah; and his later move to the Rexburg, Idaho, area.

Dates: 1876-1927

Mary Elizabeth Hendricks and John Dinnan Speirs journals and family records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2181
Scope and Contents

Includes her journal, kept while teaching school in Richmond, Utah, 1896-1897; personal histories written by her and her husband, John D. Speirs, which include information on their settlement in Tooele County, Utah; biography of Samuel Allen Hendricks; photocopied images of members of the Hendricks and Speirs families; and a family group sheet of Samuel A. Hendricks and his wife, Eliza.

Dates: 1848-1956