Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891
- Existence: 1822 - 1891
William Luke Gallup (1822-1891) was a pioneer for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Utah.
Citation:Familysearch, via WWW, Nov. 9, 2015 (Luke William Gallup; b. Feb. 27, 1822 in Ledyard, Conn.; parents: Luke Gallup and Melinda Williams; baptised into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mar. 3, 1850; migrated to Utah, October 1850; m. Apr. 30, 1850 in Lindon, Mo. to Lydia Cook (1823-1861), three children; m. May 16, 1858 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Mary Howling (1836-1919); m. May 16, 1868 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Emily Pierce (1853-1909), one child; m. Oct. 10, 1876 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Augusta Caroline Lindquist (1844-1924), three children; d. Apr. 10, 1891 in Santa Ana, Calif.)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Gallup writes about his early life in Connecticut, his migration to Iowa, and how he joined the Mormon Church. Gallup moved to Springville, Utah, in 1851. He writes about his life in that town, his service during the Utah Expedition of 1857-8, his relationships to his wives, his mission for the Mormon Church to Connecticut. Gallup moved to Santa Ana, California, in 1888.
Typewritten excerpts from a handwritten diary. Gallup summarizes his activities monthly. Gallup settled in Springville, Utah, in 1851. He writes about encounters with Ute Indians, the Utah War, and the Mormon "reformation." He comments on Mormon polygamy and tells about the death of his wife. Also included are the patriarchal blessings given to Luke and to his wife, Lydia.
Handwritten and signed letter dated May 29, 1889 and addressed to "Dear Children Wm. James. & your families." Luke writes to his sons primarily about family matters. He also tells them about his farming activities and the reasons why he does not want to come to Utah.
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- Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 2
- Social Life and Customs 2
- Springville (Utah) -- History 2
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- Council Bluffs (Iowa) 1
- Farmers -- California -- Westminster -- Correspondence 1
- Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- Connecticut 1
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- Latter Day Saints -- Iowa 1
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- Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Springville -- History 1
- Letters 1
- Patriarchal blessings (Latter Day Saint churches) -- History 1
- Polygamy -- Utah -- Springville -- History 1
- Santa Ana (Calif.) -- History 1
- Typescripts 1
- Ute Indians -- History 1
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