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Partridge, Edward, 1793-1840



  • Existence: 1793-1840

Biographical History

Edward Partridge (1793-1840) was an early Mormon convert and ecclesiastical leader.


Edward Partridge, c1998: p. 168 (b. 27 Aug. 1793; d. 27 May 1840)

Let Zion in her beauty rise, ©2001:caption ([text by] Edward Partirdge)

Mormon Wikipedia, 8 February 2013 (Edward Partridge, August 27, 1793 - May 27, 1840) was an early member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church). He was the first person to hold the prominent position of Bishop and Presiding Bishop, born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts; died in Nauvoo, Illinois)

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Circuit Court recognizance

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 691
Scope and Contents Handwritten bond dated September 7, 1838, signed by Joseph Smith, Jr. and others before Judge Austin King of the 5th Judicial Circuit Court. The bond was for $500.00 and bound Joseph Smith, Jr. and Lyman Wight over to the court.
Dates: 1838 September 7

Court record book on land sales in Jackson County

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7640
Scope and Contents Court record book on land sales in Jackson County includes handwritten accounts within the first 4 pages of the county’s “Return Docket” of June and October Terms, 1833. The remaining pages of the book record the reports of John Davis, commissioner of school lands, and are signed by County Clerk, Samuel C. Owens. The records begin in August Special Term 1831 and end in August 1860. The reports describe lands sold with names of purchasers, place of residence, and selling price. Edward Partridge...
Dates: 1833-1860

The journal of bishop Edward Partridge

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 544
Scope and Contents Typescript of a journal which describes Partridge's travels to Kirtland, Ohio, and Clay County, Missouri; his Mormon missions to the Eastern and New England states; his participation in the United order of the LDS Church; the dedication of the Kirtland, Ohio Temple and his dealings with the people of Liberty, Missouri.
Dates: 1818, 1835-1836

Albert R. Lyman histories

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1371
Scope and Contents Typewritten family histories. Lyman writes about the Edward Patridge and Lucretia Hancock Robinson families. These families were early converts to the Mormon Church. They suffered persecutions, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, came to Utah, and settled in Fillmore, Utah.
Dates: 1952

Partridge family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6051
Abstract Family papers of the Partridge family from 1818-1980, stating with a transcript of the journal of Bishop Edward Partridge (1818, 1835-1836). Materials include LDS Church News newspapers, correspondence, photographs, certificates, magazines, articles, plaques, journals, yearbooks, meeting minutes, and other items, circa 1920-1980.
Dates: 1818-1981

William Partridge diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2958
Scope and Contents These 49 diaries consist of notations made by Partridge in almanacs. The information recorded consists of the observations on the weather; farming and stockbreeding activities; births, deaths, and marriages in the community; and the visits from or to friends and family members. While the diaries cover the years 1781 to 1836, the diaries for the following years are missing: 1783, 1784, 1785, 1787, 1788, 1790, 1791, 1794, 1798, 1801, and 1814. Diaries for 1837 and 1839 were kept by perhaps John...
Dates: 1781-1839

Edward Partridge road tax receipts

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 242
Scope and Contents Handwritten road tax receipts for labor on the District Road in Painesville, Ohio, to be applied toward the road tax. Signed by Edward Partridge, early Mormon bishop, who served as superintendent of the district.
Dates: 1827

Ruth Louise Partridge personal papers, 1915-1976

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1544 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains newspaper articles, certificates, awards, journals, correspondence, and writings and drawings of or by Partridge. Also, information about clubs, organizations, finances, legal procedures and writing societies and subscriptions from 1915-1976. Some of the materials were created at Camp Floyd. From 1940-1976, Partridge correspondence and papers regarding Orrin Carl Brierly, correspondence with offices of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and correspondence concerning Edward...
Dates: 1915-1976