Leigh and Berry family papers
Scope and Contents
Contains various papers related to the family of William David Leigh and Elizabeth Wood, and the family of William Shanks Berry and Rebecca Rocena Beck. Includes a journal and other documents related to William David Leigh's service as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the British Mission from 1888-1891. Also includes some genealogical information and family histories related to the William David Leigh and William Shanks Berry families. Dated approximately 1888-1967.
- approximately 1888-1967
- Leigh (Family : 1876 : Leigh, William David, 1842-1917) (Family)
- Berry (Family : 1860- : Berry, William S. (William Shanks), 1838-1884) (Family)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Leigh and Berry family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
William David Leigh (1842-1917) and Elizabeth Davis Wood (1852-1943) were married on July 9, 1876, in Cedar City, Utah, and they had six sons and one daughter: William Henry (1877-1959), Samuel Bernard George (1879-1912), John Milton Wood (1882-1884), Rufus Wood (1884-1964), Stephen Franklin Wood (1887-1890), Ruby Elizabeth (1891-1974), and Elias Wood (1894-1981).
Biographical / Historical
William Berry Shanks (1838-1884) and Rebecca Rocena Beck (1842-1903) were married on November 22, 1860, in Spanish Fork, Utah, and they had two sons and eight daughters: William Alfred (1861-1861), Armelia Rebecca (1863-1946), Hannah Margaret (1865-1932), Harriet Louisa (1967-1948), Lucilla Diantha (1870-1930), Rocena Adeline (1873-1873), Mary Wilhelmina (1874-1960), John William (1877-1928), Martha Eleanor "Ella" (1879-1980), Minnie Malvina (1883-1979).
1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Donated by Llewellyn Leigh in 2003.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Llewellyn Leigh; 2003.
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy IV.a.i.1, November 2013).
Value-added processing and updated; Ryan K. Lee; 2020.
- Register of Leigh and Berry family papers
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 March 3
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.