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Barth, Solomon, 1842-1928



  • Existence: 1842 - 1928


Solomon Barth was a native of Prussia; b. 1842; 1855 came to America and drifted from eastern states to Calif.; 1860 came to La Paz on Colorado River, from there to Weaverville, and in 1863, to Granite Creek; engaged in mail contracts and merchandising, the latter business being carried on in New Mexico; 1873 moved to St. Johns; claimed ownership of the Grand Canyon through an Indian grant.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James W. LeSueur histories

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305606]
Identifier: MSS SC 801
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescripts made by E.M. Reilley from the James W. LeSueur papers, Arizona Pioneer Historical Society Library.

Dates: 1939

David King Udall papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305580]
Identifier: MSS SC 803
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescripts. Contains deed and transfer of title to Ammon M. Tenney, land agent for the Mormons, from Solomon and Morris Barth for land in St. Johns, Arizona and a written petition from the non-Mormons residents of St. Johns objecting to Mormon settlement in their area. Also includes a letter from LDS Church president John Taylor (1807-1887) confirming Udall's assignment as bishop over the St. Johns Ward and a letter from Udall to Marcus Baba de Padila, a local anti-Mormon...
Dates: 1879-1880

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