Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Ogden -- History
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopies of a typescript. The item is a dual biography of a James Enoch Randall (1864-1951) and Isabella Chadwick Randall (1867-1934). They were Mormon farmers in Ogden, Utah who raised ten children.
Photocopy of a letter dated September 16, 1850 and addressed to Brigham Young, president of the Mormon Church, requesting advice concerning the shooting of Terikee, a Shoshoni Indian, by a Mormon. He was murdered near the city of Ogden. Also included is an autobiographical sketch dated 1860 containing information on Farr's life, occupation, and church service.
The collection primarily consists of research materials (photocopies, manuscripts, etc.) compiled by the Winslow Farr Sr. Family Organization and Amy Oaks Long to write a biography of Lorin Farr. However, two original documents, including a ledger containing family biographical information, are also included.
Handwritten correspondence, diaries, notebooks, patriarchal blessings, certificates, an autobiography, and genealogical materials. The correspondence are between Johnson and his wife, Hana, and were written while Johnson was on a mission for the Mormon Church in Sweden. The diaries were kept while Johnson was on his mission and after his return to Ogden, Utah. The certificates deal with Johnson's numerous callings in the Mormon Church.
Handwritten diaries. Jones writes about his daily activies in Henefer and in Ogden, Utah, his mission to England for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1890 to 1892, his occupations, and his various church callings.
Handwritten letters signed by J. Leavitt, believed to be Jodiah Leavitt. They are addressed to Leander Brown, a friend of Leavitt's living in Hillsdale, Michigan. Leavitt writes about family and personal matters.