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Church of the First Born (Morrisites)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Mark Hill Forscutt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 811
Scope and Contents Contains the journals of Mark Hill Forscutt from June 1855 to May 1900. They illustrate his religious conversions from membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, to a follower of the Morrisite movement, and finally to a leader in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (now the Community of Christ). The collection also contains some miscellaneous material such as copies of The Saints' Harmony and The Saints' Harp, as well as photographs and other...
Dates: 1855-1900

Historical data on the Talbot family

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 845
Scope and Contents

Typed historical data on the Talbot family. The item includes transcripts of correspondence, family histories, historical notes, reminiscences, genealogies, travel descriptions, and miscellaneous items. In particular, the collection describes various wars, uprisings, and social conditions in nineteenth century South Africa. The collection also includes a history of the Morrisites, the Morrisite War, and other information relating to Utah and Mormonism.

Dates: 1932

Writings and history of Jonathan Ellis Layne

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233386]
Identifier: MSS SC 31
Scope and Contents

Typescript (carbon copy) of an autobiographical sketch written by Layne in 1898 which gives details of his early life in Nauvoo, Illinois; his trek across the Plains to Utah; his settlement in Davis, Weber and Cache Counties, Utah; his experiences with the Mormon soldiers sent to oppose Johnston's army; and his eventual move to Alberta, Canada to escape arrest as a polygamist. Also includes extracts from his journal, 1887-1891.

Dates: 1877-1898