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Jennifer Curtis Orten family group sheet

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7455

Scope and Contents note

The Curtis family group records are a sixteen page document for Edwin Morrell Curtis' family with Francis Harrison. The family group record included also contains a short typescript of Edwin Morrell Curtis' diary, information on his marriage, biographical sketches and a list of sources where more information on the Curtis family may be found. There is also a scanned photograph of Edwin Morrell Curtis included in the collection.


  • 2008


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Jennifer Curtis Orten family group sheet must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Jennifer Curtis Orten is a Mormon woman in California. She is the great-great-great granddaughter of Edwin Morrell Curtis.

Biographical History

Edwin Morrell Curtis (1839-1906) was an England native who immigrated to Utah with his wife. He served missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to England.

Edwin Morrell Curtis (1839-1906) was born in London, England. In 1860, Curtis married Francis Harrison, also of London. Shortly after his marriage, Curtis embarked on a journey to Utah with his wife. During his lifetime, Curtis returned to his homeland and served two missions in England. He later married Delia Ann Crockett. He died in 1906 in Rexburg, Idaho. Along with his wives, Curtis is buried in Logan, Utah.


1 folder (0.03 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



The Curtis family group records provide the birth and death dates of Edwin Morrell Curtis and his family. Included in the group record is a tyepscript of Curtis' journal entries.

Custodial History note

Maintained by Jennifer Curtis Orten until time of donation.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Jennifer Curtis Orten; 2008.

Appraisal note

Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007); Curtis family group sheet made in 2008.

Processing Information note

Processed; Lissa Chandler; 2009.

Register of Jennifer Curtis Orten family group sheet
Lissa Chandler
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States