Missions and Missionaries
Found in 1163 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopy of journals written by James T. Belliston during his missionary service in England between 1875 and 1876. Includes descriptions of his mission call, travels, and spiritual experiences.
Contains the original journals of John Bennion, Samuel R. Bennion, Laura Bennion Dimond, and William Panter, as well as accompanying microfiche copies and photocopies of the journals. Also includes other notebooks and journals of the Bennion family. Materials dated 1860-1910.
Contains family histories, scrapbooks, which include original ephemera and correspondence, and the autobiographies of Mildred Bennion Eyring and Helen Bennion Barker. Also contains transcriptions of the Bennion family journals and correspondence, a photocopy of a handwritten list of the Bennion family members written in 1900, and photocopies of a journal ledger and other correspondence. Materials dated approximately 1842-1981.
Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Bennion writes about his life in the Taylorsville area of Utah and in Rush Valley and Long Valley, Utah. He also lived for a time in Nevada. Bennion was married polygamously, participated in the Utah War of 1857-1858, had an encounter with an Indian in 1858, saw the first handcart company arrive in Salt Lake City in 1856, served on a mission to England for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and participated in many other activities.