Joseph Barnard Romney collection on Junius and Gertrude Stowell Romney
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- Romney, Junius, 1878-1971 (Contributor, Person)
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Joseph Barnard Romney was born July 20, 1935 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Junius Stowell and Ruth Stewart Romney. He attended the University of Utah where he received his J.D. and Ph.D. Romney was a professor at California Polytechnic State University and Brigham Young University-Idaho. Romney later wrote a book about his grandfather, Junius Romney, and the Latter-day Saints exodus from the colonies in Mexico. Romney married Florence Black and they were the parents of four children. He passed away October 6, 2012 in Provo, Utah.
Junius Romney was born March 12, 1878 in St. George, Utah to Miles Park Romney and Catharine Jane Cottam. In 1887 the family moved to Colonia Juarez, Mexico. He married Gertrude Stowell on October 10, 1900 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Romney was later called as stake president in the Mexican colonies and was part of the exodus out of the colonies. He was later a business man and worked for Beneficial Life Insurance. He passed away March 21, 1971 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Gertrude Stowell Romney was born May 27, 1882 in Ogden, Utah to Brigham Stowell and Mary Olive Bybee. She married Junius Romney on October 10, 1900 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her family moved to Juarez, Mexico in the late 1800s where she and her husband lived for several years. She passed away on April 7, 1965.
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
2 oversize folders (0.6 linear ft.)
2 oversize boxes (2 linear ft.)
20 cartons (20 linear ft.)
1 quarto (0.75 linear ft.)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Register of Joseph Barnard Romney collection on Junius and Gertrude Stowell Romney
- Peter Hoyt and John M. Murphy
- 2013 October 10
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.