Hoover, John Whitmer, 1834-1902
- Existence: 1834-1902
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2508
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of the funeral services for John Whitmer Hoover on 29 May 1902. Among the speakers was the Mormon Apostle, Reed Smoot. Among the other speakers were John Edge Booth, Myron Tanner, and David John. Hoover's father joined the Mormon Church and moved his family to Nauvoo, Illinois in 1842 and later to Utah. John Hoover was a miller who married Mary Coursey in 1855 and lived in Springville, Utah. He moved to Provo, Utah in 1861. Also included is a biography of Hoover.
Dates: approximately 1902-1925
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 362
Scope and Contents Letters, cash receipts, account books, deeds, certificates, memorabilia, indentures, and miscellaneous notes. The materials were created when Hoover and his family resided in Provo, Utah, when he operated the Excelsior Roller Mills in that city. The items relate to the operation of the mill and to family matters.