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Martineau, James H. (James Henry), 1828-1921



  • Existence: 1828 - 1921

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

James H. Martineau certificates

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 235
Scope and Contents

Printed and handwritten certificates, bonds, and commissions. The items document Martineau's commission in the Utah Militia, his appointment as the Sheriff of Iron County, Utah, and his position as an alderman of Parowan, Utah. Seven of the manuscripts were signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), the second president of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1851-1876

History of the Parowan Stake

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233284550]
Identifier: Vault MSS 56
Scope and Contents

Handwritten history of the Mormon settlement of Parowan, Utah. Martineau presents a chronology of events in the community including the dates when these events occured.

Dates: 1859-1860

James H. Martineau letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337203]
Identifier: MSS 467
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten copy of a letter dated 23 July 1907 and addressed to F. E. (Frederick Elnathan?) Eldredge. Also included are photocopies of Martineau's application to join the Sons of the American Revolution. In the letter Martineau tells Eldredge that the Mountain Meadows Massacre started when the Fancher train of immigrants poisoned the carcass of a dead cow which led to the death of four Indians. He writes that he had personal knowledge of the orders sent by militia leaders and...
Dates: 1907-1910

James H. Martineau map

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230345677]
Identifier: MSS 979
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a hand drawn map with a handwritten explanation. The map was for "Desert Camp" in Meadow Valley, Nevada. The site was examined as a possible location for a settlement of Mormons fleeing Utah at the advent of United States Army to Utah in 1858.

Dates: 1858

Susan Ellen Johnson Martineau autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489747]
Identifier: MSS 587
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography. The date of composition is uncertain. Martineau writes about being forced to leave Missouri with other Mormons, migrating to Utah in 1849, marrying James Henry Martineau in 1852, and her life in Parowan, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1900

Additional filters:

Parowan (Utah) -- History 3
Immigration and American Expansion 2
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Parowan -- History 2
Autobiographies 1
Bonds 1