Grantsville (Utah) -- History
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.