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Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883



  • Existence: 1818 - 1883

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Curtis diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331719]
Identifier: MSS SC 3245
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of handwritten diaries. Curtis also writes about his early life. He was born in Pennsylvania and joined the Mormon Church in 1833. He lived in Missouri and told about the persecution of Mormons there. He later lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and served on two missions at that time. He came to Utah in 1848 and later settled in Utah Valley, Utah. Curtis was involved in numerous activities including defending Utah from the Utah Expedition in 1858.

Dates: 1836-1858

History of Joseph Curtis, son of Nahum and Millicent Curtis

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244813]
Identifier: MSS SC 589
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a personal history which gives data of the Curtis family in Michigan and their exodus to the West. Dated journal entries, 1831-1881, detail Curtis' Illinois and Utah missions, including minutes of organization of a Latter-day Saint Church branch in Poteetneet (Payson), Utah and area pioneer life.

Dates: undated

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Autobiographies 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1
Diaries 1
Frontier and pioneer life 1
Latter Day Saint pioneers 1