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Grantsville (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Biography of Return Jackson Redden

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338094]
Identifier: MSS 945
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Return Jackson Redden. Redden was born in 1790, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, migrated to Utah with the first wave of Mormon pioneers in 1847, and settled in Grantsville, Utah. "This history was read at the February 9, 1970 meeting of Camp Dale in Castle Dale, Emery County, Utah, by Nita Hampshire."

Dates: 1970

Joshua Reuben Clark minutes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343904]
Identifier: MSS 123
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten meeting minutes taken at the "Theology Class" or "School of the Prophets" in Grantsville, Utah. The class was addressed by the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young (1801-1887), and other apostles and leaders of that church. Numerous topics relating to Mormon theology and doctrine were discussed as well as various issues on Grantsville.

Dates: 1871-1873

Joshua Reuben Clark papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1715
Scope and Contents

Collection contains diaries, correspondence, genealogical records, newspapers clippings, photographs, diary transcriptions, and digital images on optical media.

Dates: 1861-1978

Thomas Henry Clark record book

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337385]
Identifier: MSS 496
Scope and Contents

The volume relates to Clark's farming and personal accounts. It includes a list of tithing paid, work done, and services rendered to others. Also contains family records such as patriarchal blessings and lists of births and deaths; and occasional lists identifying marriages he performed, children he blessed, and other activities.

Dates: 1857-1871

Early Tooele City history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225523676]
Identifier: MSS 2980
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten histories, photographs, and maps. One item is a collection of quotes from Milton R. Hunter's book "Brigham Young: The Colonizer" dealing with Tooele, Utah. Another item is a history of the Grantsville, Utah, First Ward Church.

Dates: 1980

Hilda A. Erickson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1000
Scope and Contents

Handwritten ledgers, day books, and correspondence. The materials relate to the general store run by the Erickson family in Grantsville, Utah; to the Federal Land Bank of Grantsville; and to other business activities of the family.

Dates: 1888-1924

Hammond family biographies and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 834
Scope and Contents This collection consists of typescripts of biographies and histories of members of the Hammond family and their ancestors. The biography of Jasper Melvin Hammond (1882-1958) was written "by his wife and daughters" sometime after his death. Jasper, often called Jesse, was born in Providence, Utah but was raised in Marysville, Idaho. He worked in hotels in Yellowstone Park, for a railroad, and as a farmer.A typescript of the diary of Milton D. Hammond (1831- ) for the years...
Dates: approximately 1856-1960

John Peter Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1957
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1872-1946

William Addington Martindale papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3101
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of the original materials documenting the history of Duncan's Retreat, Utah, biographical information on William Addington Martindale, journal entries from William Martindale, and photographs. The folders are contained in one box.

Dates: 1845-1924

Biographical sketch of Ether E. McBride

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230333715]
Identifier: MSS SC 3316
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typed autobiography. McBride was born in Scotland in 1848 and came to Utah by handcart in 1856. He did not specify which handcart company he travelled with. He lived in Ogden and later in Grantsville, Utah. He played with Indian children in the Ogden area and learned their language and customs.

Dates: 1920