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Eldridge family


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Eldredge family history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314814]
Identifier: MSS SC 1749
Scope and Contents

Typescript history of the Eldredge family in Massachusetts and Utah written by several family members. The history describes the "miracle of the seagulls" and gives an account of "Johnston's Army" in Utah.

Dates: 1932-1938

Jean Eldredge papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6977
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence between Jean Eldredge and her Eldredge and Knecht family, as well as Jean's personal journals and two patriarchal blessings. Journals and letters discuss their daily life and their activity in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Materials are written primarily in different areas of Utah. Dated between 1930 and 2017.

Dates: 1930-2017

Eldridge family biographies and genealogies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306562]
Identifier: MSS SC 889
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photoduplications of typewritten copies of the documents. Included are Eldredge family genealogies and biographies of four family members. The most prominent of these individuals was Horace S. Eldredge (1816-1888). Horace was a businessman, Utah legislator, one of the first Seven Presidents of the Seventies of the Mormon Church (1854-1888), and president of the European Mission for the same church (1870-1871).

Dates: 1950-1962