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Whitney, New Samuel, 1851-1926


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

New Samuel Whitney biography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5908
Scope and Contents

A biography about the origin of Whitney's name, his poetry-writing blacksmith father, his talents with breeding chickens and bee-keeping, his marriage, his mission to the Southern States and his love for his grandchildren. 6 typed pages with 1 page handwritten notes.

Dates: 1940

History of New Samuel Whitney

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329796]
Identifier: MSS SC 3085
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. The Item was "Compiled and written by Olene Hanks Kingsbury October, 1940." The item is a biography of New Samuel Whitney, who was born in a wagon on 1 March 1851 in Parowan, Utah. "He was called 'New' all his life because of the fact that he was the first white child born in Iron Country." Francis Tuft Whitney was a poet and penned an enclosed poem at the birth of his son, New. "New was reared amid conditions incident to...
Dates: 1940

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