Shirts, Peter, 1808-1882
- Existence: 1808-1882
Peter Shirts (1808-1882) was a Mormon convert and pioneer in Utah.
CitationHistory 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:
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 Includes research notes, correspondence, biographical histories, and other historical document materials.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.
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Scope and Contents Contains the research on Silver Reef for Morris Shirts' published and unpublished manuscripts.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.
Identifier: MSS 2227 Series 5
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.
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.
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.
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 Includes his correspondence with other researchers, his published and unpublished writings, and other historical files for his research.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.