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Urie, John, 1835-1921



  • Existence: 1835 - 1921

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Urie family papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225532859]
Identifier: MSS 3171
Scope and Contents Collection includes fourteen letters written primarily by or to John Urie, Priscilla Klingensmith Urie, or other Urie family members, mostly about everyday family matters and Urie genealogy. (Other writers and recipients of letters include John Urie's parents, George Urie and Agnes Maine Urie; his brother George Urie; a cousin, Herschell Main; and a James Cronelius Cattle and Dan H. Simmons, among others.) One of the letters, written by John Urie to his brother George is a lengthy (16 p.)...
Dates: 1878-1921

John Urie affidavits

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322130]
Identifier: MSS SC 2372
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed affidavits with handwritten dates and names inserted. The items verify that John Urie was married to a Sarah Ann Farell Urie who was free to marry him when her first husband was believed to be dead. They were married until her death in 1891. John Urie had married Percilla Smith Urie in a polygamous relationship in 1873. This marriage was technically illegal, and following the death of Sarah, John has Percilla affirmed as his legal wife. The items were notarized by...
Dates: 1896

John Urie letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322114]
Identifier: MSS SC 2370
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters written to Urie's wife, Priscilla, and to his mother. Two of the items were written while Urie was on a mission for the Mormon Church in Glasgow, Scotland. The remaining items were written in Cedar City, Utah. Urie writes about personal and family matters and also about his activities and community affairs.

Dates: 1873-1891

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Cedar City (Utah) -- History 2
Letters 2
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 2
Affidavits 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1