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Farnsworth family


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Farnsworth, Mayhew, and Chipman family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9642
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters sent to and from Farnsworth, Mayhew, and Chipman families. Also include wedding and reunion invitations and other ephemera. The majority of the letters are to Caroline Abigail Mayhew Chipman. Other relatives include Lydia Farnsworth Mayhew, Otto Lyman Mayhew, Walter Franklin Mayhew, Martha Hoggard Chipman, Frederick Moroni Houston, Lydia Lucinda Chipman, Fredrick Vernon Houston, and John Curtis Houston. Materials dated 1808-1950.

Dates: 1808-1950

Moses Franklin Farnsworth autograph book

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317569]
Identifier: MSS SC 1863
Scope and Contents

Autograph book of Farnsworth family members. The items were cut out of letters and other documents and pasted in a book with blank pages.

Dates: 1891-1908

Moses Franklin Farnsworth missionary diary and patriarchal blessings

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317585]
Identifier: MSS SC 1867
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries, patriarchal blessings, and miscellaneous items. Farnsworth gives a brief autobiography before he started his first diary in 1862. His diaries cover from 1862 to 1864 and from 1868 to 1870 when he was on a mission for the Mormon Church in England. Also included are patriarchal blessings for members of the Farnsworth family.

Dates: 1862-1903

Moses Franklin Farnsworth photographs

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239265611]
Identifier: MSS P 224
Scope and Contents

Collection includes photographs of the Farnsworth family, with images of three of Moses Franklin Farnsworth's wives and their children. Dated approximately 1870-1919.

Dates: approximately 1870-1919

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

Thelma F. Priday collection of Farnsworth and Priday family histories

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232502085]
Identifier: MSS 6191

Letter from Thelma F. Priday to Arthur R. Watkins concerning his request for information to create a biography of her; "Reflections on BYU- Fifty-three years later: March 1994; Farnsworth and Priday family histories, 1988; History of Leland Forbes Priday and Thelma Farnsworth Priday.

Dates: 1988-1994

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Home and Family 4
Social Life and Customs 4
Diaries 2
Genealogies 2
Autographs 1