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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:

George and Sarah Russon Kirkham papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1487
Scope and Contents

Includes biographical and genalogical material about George Kirkham and his family, some excerpts from his journals (photocopies and typescripts) including his Latter-day Saint Church missionary journal while he was in England, 1888, drawings and poems by Kirkham, and correspondence, newspaper clippings and memorabilia from the scrapbook of Sarah Russon Kirkham pertaining to her husband, children and herself.

Dates: 1865-1929

Mary Lovisa Hovey Lambert biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315712]
Identifier: MSS SC 1754
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a biography of Mary Lovisa Hovey Lambert, member of the Mormon Church, who was born in Utah and became a polygamist wife.

Dates: 1961

Letters to her Utah folks

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230232586]
Identifier: MSS SC 10
Scope and Contents

Letters from Davidson to her father, Fielding Garr, her mother, Pauline Turner Garr, her sister, Nancy Garr Badger Stringham, and her nephew, Rodney C. Badger, written from Richmond, Indiana concerning family, the Civil War, polygamy and the persecution of the Mormons. Also includes genealogical information and a letter from Virginia B. Cutler to R.L. Ashby concerning the Davidson letters.

Dates: 1856-1899

Wilson Lund family history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330638]
Identifier: MSS SC 3125

Notes from the life of John D. T. McAllister

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330752]
Identifier: MSS SC 3119
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is a one-page biography of John D. T. McAllister by an unknown author at an unspecified time. McAllister was born in Delaware on 19 Feb. 1827 and died on 21 Jan. 1910. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1844. He migrated to Utah in 1851, took several wives, and had numerous children. He served on two missions for his church, lived for a time in St. George, Utah, and held numerous positions of...
Dates: approximately 1933

William James Frazier McAllister autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330794]
Identifier: MSS SC 3122
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of William McAllister, who was born in Delaware in 1845. McAllister writes about his father who served in the Methodist and Episcopal Churches. McAllister's father and the rest of his family were converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1860. McAllister migrated to Utah in 1861 but returned to help other pioneers to come to Utah. He served as a cavalryman in Utah's Black Hawk War and...
Dates: approximately 1885

William Anderson McGinley journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227629679]
Identifier: MSS 4108
Scope and Contents The journal of William Anderson McGinley, officially bears the name, "Loose thoughts, rambles in the South, southern scenes, the aimless dreams of one and twenty, the 'ominous gatherings' of idle hours commenced in the early part of my 22nd year, 1852." He accounts of leaving home on 28 January 1852 and studying at Mount Pisgah (Arkansas?) in November young McGinley has entered. This journal records in an interesting and chatty manner William's struggles to abandon a rather dissipated...
Dates: 1852

Biography : Sophia Crooks McNeill

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337013]
Identifier: MSS 2699
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. McNeill was born in Scotland in 1827 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with her parents. She came to Utah in 1850, married John McNeill in 1852, and settled in American Fork. She left her husband when he took a second wife. She died in 1899.

Dates: 1944

Memoirs of Rose Ellen Bywater Valentine

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244102]
Identifier: MSS SC 628
Scope and Contents

She describes her experiences in these areas as well as her childhood in a Latter-day Saint polygamous family, including service as a Salt Lake City, Utah, Temple Square guide. Also includes family data, a poem by the creator, and a letter by the donor.

Dates: 1962

Henry Landon Miles collection on John Horne Miles

Identifier: MSS 2310
Scope and Contents

Contains research material, mostly photocopies, gathered by Henry Landon Miles regarding the life of his great-grandfather, John Horne Miles. Subjects include the merchant marines, John’s missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the polygamy trial in which John was involved in Utah. The materials are dated 1858 to 2001.

Dates: 1858-2001