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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Washington County -- Biography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Charles L. Walker history of the St. George Temple, 1939

 File — Folder 2: [Barcode: 31197235233258]
Identifier: MSS 8222
Scope and Contents Contains a 32 page handwritten copy of the history of the Mormon temple in St. George, Utah by Charles L. Walker. The subject material is dated 1871-1877, but Walker's oldest daughter, Zaidee Walker Miles, copied the content in her own handwriting in 1939. The history begins with a meeting on April 15, 1871 where a letter was read from President Brigham Young that announced a temple would be built in St. George. Walker includes details about the temple construction, workmen, and...
Dates: 1939

Charles L. Walker poetry, date of production not identified

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197235233241]
Identifier: MSS 8222
Scope and Contents

Contains 132 typed poems on 161 carbon pages in a hard bound volume. The volume includes humorous parodies, lighthearted poems written for specific individuals, and somber eulogies. Some poems are religious or patriotic in nature. The publication has no date recorded however, many poems are individually dated 1801-1903.

Dates: date of production not identified

Life of John Parker

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334853]
Identifier: MSS 1093
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of John Parker (1812-1886). Parker was a convert to the Mormon Church and a pioneer to Utah who settled in Washington County and Bountiful, Utah.

Dates: 1930

Charles L. Walker and Zaidee Walker Miles papers

Identifier: MSS 8222
Scope and Contents

Materials include poetry and histories of Walker and his wife Abigail Middlemass Walker. It contains an undated bound volume of typed poetry on carbon paper by Walker, Walker's history of the St. George Temple copied by his daughter Zaidee Walker Miles, and a brief unbound biography of Abigail Middlemass Walker created by Zaidee Walker Miles. Materials dated 1939-1943.

Dates: 1801-1943

Zaidee Walker Miles biography of Abigail Middlemass Walker, 1943

 File — Folder 3: [Barcode: 31197235233266]
Identifier: MSS 8222
Scope and Contents Written by her daughter Zaidee Walker Miles, this 26 page typed life sketch portrays Abigail Middlemass Walker's family history, life, and service. Zaidee writes extensively of Abigail's childhood, describing it as "a good living, plain but wholesome." She also details her early marriage to Charles Lowell Walker and relocation to Southern Utah when they were called to the "Cotton Mission" in 1862. Zaidee also describes Abigail's legacy of tireless service to her family,...
Dates: 1943