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Pleasant Grove (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Niels Fugal autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343441]
Identifier: MSS 903
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Fugal writes about his family background, his work as a blacksmith, his Mormon-Church related activities, and many developments in Pleasant Grove.

Dates: 1944

Biography of Mary Ann Brown Clark

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336379]
Identifier: MSS 454
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Mary Ann Brown Clark (1859-1962). Mrs. Dixon writes about Mary Clark, who died at the age of 103 and was thought to have been the oldest woman in Utah at that time. Mrs. Dixon relates the experiences of Mary Clark while she was living in Pleasant Grove, Panguitch, St. George, and Provo, Utah.

Dates: 1962

Christian A. Fugal autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341577]
Identifier: MSS 743
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten autobiography. Fugal was born and lived most of his life in Pleasant Grove, Utah. He was employed as a farmer and as a blacksmith. He held positions in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as a missionary for that faith in Denmark.

Dates: 1958

Farnsworth family genealogies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230327758]
Identifier: MSS 322
Scope and Contents

Handwritten genealogies of the Farnsworth family. Also included is an attendance record for school children in Pleasant Grove, Utah, a diary of a trip to Saint George, Utah, in 1879 to visit the Mormon temple there, and a statement by Laura Farnswoth Liston Smith that she joined the "United Order of Zion" on 27 April 1877. It is uncertain if Smith is the author of all of the materials in the collection.

Dates: 1873-1879

Rose B. Hayes papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231056000]
Identifier: MSS 1427
Scope and Contents

Certificates, newspaper clippings, letters, and scrapbooks on 1 reel of microfilm. The materials relate to Hayes' activities in Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Dates: 1880-1920

Arthur Fowlke Marrott (1858-1901) and Selena Martha Stradling Marrott (1859-1945) – Pioneers of Orem, Utah, and St. Johns, Arizona

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239236406]
Identifier: MSS 8914
Content Description This account of the lives of Arthur and Selena Marrott by Russel Backus draws on a family biography by their daughter, Harriet, while focusing on information from two pocket ledgers that were kept by Arthur. Among other things, Arthur's ledgers identify people in the community with whom the Marrotts cooperated as their farms were being developed on desert land in the area that is now Lindon and Orem, Utah. The paper tells about these settlers and illustrates the extent to which they relied...
Dates: 2016

Kanute Swensen diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 165
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries with bound photostat copies of the items. The first two volumes, covering the years 1857 to 1868, are in Danish, while the remainder are in English. Also included is a typewritten translation into English of the diaries for the years 1857 and 1858 when Swensen was serving a mission for the Mormon Church in Denmark. Swensen writes about his immigration to Utah and his life in Pleasant Grove.

Dates: 1857-1902

Russel B. Swensen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1842
Scope and Contents

Diaries, correspondence, articles, family histories, and miscellaneous items. The materials deal largely with Swensen's early life in Pleasant Grove, Utah, his mission to Germany and Switzerland, and his early educational experiences.

Dates: 1897-1953

The history of the bank of Pleasant Grove and Deseret Bank, 1911-1990, 1990

 Series — Box 1: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197232587771], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3686 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains a published copy of The History of the Bank of Pleasant Grove and Deseret Bank, 1911-1990. The Bank of Pleasant Grove was located in Pleasant Grove, Utah. The book describes the start of the bank, important events in its history, troubles that it had, and its eventual incorporation into the Deseret Bank located in Utah County, Utah. The book also gives the history of many of the bank presidents and executives.

Dates: 1990

Annie Swensen Walker diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230364645]
Identifier: MSS 1656
Scope and Contents

Eleven handwritten diaries. Walker writes about her experiences living in Lindon, Pleasant Grove, and Salt Lake City, Utah. She also relates her experiences while attending Brigham Young Academy and her various church-related activities. Many entries are lengthy and detailed. There are many gaps.

Dates: 1877-1919