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Shirts, Peter, 1808-1882

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1808-1882

Biographical Statement

Peter Shirts (1808-1882) was a Mormon convert and pioneer in Utah.

Citation

History of Peter Shirts (Shurtz) and his descendents, 1962: cover (Peter Shirts (Shurtz)) 2nd unnumbered leaf (Peter Shirts; born 22 August 1808 at St. Clair, Columbiana Co., Ohio; died 1882) page 64 (married Margaret Cameron; baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1832; officer in the Nauvoo legion) page 65 (Mormon Pioneer arriving in Salt Lake City on October 10, 1849; settled in Parawan, Iron County, Utah; explored area near Cedar City, Utah and built a home there)

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Morris A. Shirts historical research and publications, 1810-2001

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2227 Series 1
Scope and Contents Includes the historical research of Shirts regarding Silver Reef, Peter Shirts, the Iron Mission, and Mountain Meadows. Includes research notes, correspondence, biographical histories, and other historical document materials. Materials date from 1810-2001.
Dates: 1810-2001

Morris A. Shirts historical research and publications on Silver Reef, 1876-1992

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2227 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains the research on Silver Reef for Morris Shirts' published and unpublished manuscripts. Material dates from 1876 to 1992.
Dates: 1876-1992

Morris A. Shirts photographs and images for books and articles, 1870-1997

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2227 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains the photographs and images for Shirts' research of Silver Reef, Peter Shirts, and the Iron Mission. Material dates from 1870-1997.
Dates: 1870-1997

Morris A. Shirts photographs and images of Silver Reef, 1870-1989

 Sub-Series — Carton: 51, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: MSS 2227 Series 5 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains photographs of the Silver Reef and Harrisburg, Utah area. Material dates from1870-1989, bulk 1870-1880.
Dates: 1870-1989

Morris A. Shirts photographs of Peter Shirts research, 1906-1990

 Sub-Series — Carton: 51, Folder: 4-18
Identifier: MSS 2227 Series 5 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains photographs and other material related to Shirts' research of Peter Shirts. Material dates from 1906-1990, bulk 1970s-1980s.
Dates: 1906-1990

Morris A. Shirts research on Mountain Meadows, 1850-1996

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2227 Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains the research of Morris A. Shirts on Mountain Meadows including research notes, correspondence, and history. Material dates from 1850-1996.
Dates: 1850-1996

Morris A. Shirts research on Peter Shirts, 1810-1995

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2227 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains the research of Shirts on Peter Shirts. Includes his correspondence with other researchers, his published and unpublished writings, and other historical files for his research. Material dates from 1810-1995.
Dates: 1810-1995