Weber County (Utah) -- History
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopies of handwritten materials relating to the Hooper Ward of the Mormon Church, personal papers of Belnap, and miscellaneous items. Also included is a biography of Vinson Knight (1804-1842), an early convert to Mormonism, which contains references to Knight in various sources.
Phtocopy of correspondence, financial and legal documents, genealogial materials, newspaper clippings, and drafts of research papers. The materials relate to a wide variety of topics but mostly deal with Belnap (Belknap) family matters. A patriarchal blessing is found with the collection.
Typewritten condensation of the original journal of Shurtliff, a businessman, politial and religious leader, Mormon missionary and patriarch, which tells of his early life in Ohio, religious revivals, conversion to Mormonism, marriages, missionary work, mobs in Far West, Missouri, expulsion from Nauvoo, Illinois, immigration to Utah, life in Weber County, Utah, and military preparations against Johnston's Army.
Handwritten account books and diaries. Dearborn records his financial transactions and his daily activities. The diaries cover the years from 1880 to 1895 in which Dearborn writes about his life in Pennsylvania and Utah.
Handwritten minute book of activities in the Uintah Ward. Entries include notes and minutes on various ward meetings. The accounts relate to financial transactions in a business. Also included are accounts related to schools in Weber County.
Typewritten autobiography and reminiscences by Ward's children. Also included is a photocopy of Ward's handwriting. The materials document Ward's life, occupations, and service to the Mormon Church.
Typewritten copies of diaries, an autobiography, and a history. The diaries include an "Abridged History of the Salmon River Mission" which is Moore's journal for 1855 when he was serving in the mission. Also included are "Items of History" which tells about the early settlements in Weber County, Utah, and an autobiography to the year 1849 when Moore's diary begins.
Typewritten condensation of an autobiography and a diary. The item was shortened by Robinson's granddaughter, Rena Robinson Cutler. Joseph Robinson writes about his conversion to the Mormon Church in 1836, his migration to Utah in 1848, his opinions of the Mormon doctrine of polygamy, and his settling in Weber County, Utah.
Photocpies of a handwritten diary. Mrs. Thompson writes about her daily activities including cooking, receiving visits from friends, and reading the Book of Mormon. She also tells about what various family members are doing. She mentions administering to the sick. She was the wife of George Perry Thompson.