John Urie affidavits
Scope and Contents
Typewritten and signed affidavits with handwritten dates and names inserted. The items verify that John Urie was married to a Sarah Ann Farell Urie who was free to marry him when her first husband was believed to be dead. They were married until her death in 1891. John Urie had married Percilla Smith Urie in a polygamous relationship in 1873. This marriage was technically illegal, and following the death of Sarah, John has Percilla affirmed as his legal wife. The items were notarized by Edward V. Higgins (1858- ).
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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 John Urie affidavits must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Mormon polygamist living in Hamilton Fort near Cedar City, Utah.
4 items (5 p.)(0.02 linear ft.)
Purchased through Peter Crawley in 1985.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; Peter Crawley; 1985.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of John Urie affidavits
- In Progress
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 October 22
- Description rules
- Language of description
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.