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Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 139 Collections and/or Records:

The hills of Bern

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329168]
Identifier: MSS SC 2996
Scope and Contents Recounts her early life in Bern, Idaho; missionary service in New York in the Eastern States Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, late 1920s; activities in Logan, Utah; and teaching school in Weber County, Utah. Includes reflections on polygamy. Her mother, Caroline Buehler, was a plural wife of Christian Kunz. Also includes mention of her mission president, B. H. Roberts. Contains information on her siblings and other family members, including her husbands, two...
Dates: approximately 1978

History of John Langston

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329705]
Identifier: MSS SC 3102
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of John Langston "in the 55 year of my Life." Langston was born in England and migrated to the United States when he was 16 years old. He worked in the iron industry in several states and joined the Mormon Church. Langston migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, and campaigned against the United States Army during the Utah Expedition of 1857-1858. He was also involved in the Black Hawk War. Also included is an index...
Dates: approximately 1900

History of Jonathan Steggell

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230340470]
Identifier: MSS 2470
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Steggell was born in England in 1833, served in as a cabin boy on many sea voyages, and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He married Elizabeth Jane Bennett in 1856. Once Steggell was shipwrecked and nearly starved. He came to Utah in 1861. He returned to England from 1866 to 1868 to serve as a missionary for his faith. Jonathan married Mary Ann Smith in 1868 and also married Isabelle Dvins in 1869. He...
Dates: 1935

History of William Adams written by himself January 1894 age 72 years

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329838]
Identifier: MSS SC 3089
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is a 26 page autobiography of William Adams. Adams describes how was born in Ireland on January 8, 1822. He was raised a Protestant but joined the Mormon Church in 1842. He migrated to the United States up the Mississippi River. He settled in Nauvoo, Illinois, where he worked as a stone mason on the Nauvoo Temple. Adams was present at a meeting after the death of Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church. "I heard a voice...
Dates: 1894

James Humphries Biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329622]
Identifier: MSS SC 3094
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of James Humphries, who was born in Bradford on Avon, England, in 1831. He tells about going to Australia in 1850, joining the Mormon Church in 1854, and starting to migrate to Utah in 1855. He writes about his many callings for the Mormon Church. "August 24, 1910. I have been very sick several days. Today I am very sick. It seems my last days has come now. I want to ask our children one and all if I am taken,...
Dates: 1910

Hyde family biographies

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 897
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of typewritten manuscripts. It includes the bound diary of William Hyde (1818-1874) and biographies of Rosel Hyde (1816-1903) and Heman Hyde (1788-1869). Also within the collection are Hyde family genealogies.William Hyde joined the Mormon Church in 1834, served in the "Mormon Battalion," came first to Utah in 1847, had three wives, and settled in Hyde Park, Utah where he served as the Mormon bishop. Rosel Hyde came to Utah in 1849, had...
Dates: 1970-1975

Ipson family papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244094]
Identifier: MSS SC 627
Scope and Contents Typewritten biographical sketches compiled by various family members detailing the lives of Mormon pioneers Neils P. and Georgina M. Ipson, including data on their emigration from Denmark to Salt Lake City, Utah, his other marriages, Mormon settlement at and exodus from St. Thomas, Nevada, life at Panguitch, Utah, genealogical data and a handwritten divorce claim-release by Georgina M. Ipson. Also includes a typewritten tribute to their son Jennings B. Ipson and a statement by Leonard R....
Dates: 1885-1981

Isaiah Kempton letter to Asenath F. Sprague

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233294211]
Identifier: Vault MSS 687
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter from Kempton at Sunbury, Ohio to his sister-in-law Asenath Sweet of Strong, Maine. The letter discusses the Mormon migration and polygamy.

Dates: 1848

Items of or regarding Pleasant Green Taylor [Levi James Taylor’s father], 1890-1917

Identifier: MSS 2200 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Account book, genealogy and accounts notebook, and collection of stories about Taylor.

Dates: Other: 1890-1917

Ann Prior Jarvis autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329689]
Identifier: MSS SC 3096
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of Ann Prior Jarvis. Ann was born in England and joined the Mormon Church in 1848. Ann writes about an experience in which her daughter lived when she was expected to die. The doctor "came in the parlour as usual and he spoke very low and said: 'She is gone,' then I said, 'Yes sir, she is gone--into the kitchen.' He went with me into the kitchen. I know the change was so great he was frightened." She...
Dates: approximately 1885