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Santaquin (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

The great flood

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489291]
Identifier: MSS 541
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten and signed history. The item is a history of a flood which hit Santaquin, Utah, in the summer of 1889. The history was written in 1964 by Adelly Waterlyn when she was eighty-two years old. She said the information for the item was given to her by people who were in Santaquin at the time.

Dates: 1964

Charles Ludwig Olsen autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3210
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography. Olsen writes about his birth in Norway, his migration to Salt Lake City, Utah, and his life in Santaquin, Utah. He played dance music in many places in Utah and was tried by a Mormon court for inviting people to a public dance. He later settled in Salem, Utah, and continued to play his violin at dances. He travelled to many towns in Utah and Arizona. He later moved to Payson, Utah. Olsen served on a mission for the Mormon...
Dates: approximately 1920

Santaquin tax list

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331974]
Identifier: MSS SC 3228
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of microfilm copy of a handwritten document. The item is a list of tax payers in Santaquin, Utah, and the amount of taxes they paid.

Dates: 1865

Laura Ann Keeler Thurber autobiography

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232484524]
Identifier: MSS 436
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography which has been encapsulated and bound. The item starts with Thurber's biographies of her father, James Keeler, and her mother, Eliza Shelton Keeler. James Keeler's account was copied from his autobiography and diary. Laura lived in Santaquin, Goshen, and Richfield, Utah, and in Grass Valley, Nevada. Laura married Joseph Thurber in 1876, who entered into polygamy by marrying another woman in 1885. James Keeler joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...
Dates: approximately 1900

Carlyle Berzon Wall papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318500]
Identifier: MSS SC 1971
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of news clippings, certificates, photographs, and a testimonial relating to the life of Carlyle Wall (1911-1978). Wall held numerous local positions for the Mormon church and was active in Santaquin, Utah politics.

Dates: 1927-1978

Wilson family correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315985]
Identifier: MSS SC 1844
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten letters. The items are correspondence between members of the F. G. Wilson family who lived in Mesa, Arizona; Santaquin, Utah; and Wasatch County, Utah. Most of the items were written in the 1880s and deal with family matters. Genealogical materials for the Wilson family are also included.

Dates: 1877-1964

George T. Wilson correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320274]
Identifier: MSS SC 2178
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and photocopied letters by George T. Wilson, his wife Ann Eliza, and other people. The letters deal mainly with personal matters within the context of the doctrines of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1884-1885