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Orderville (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Robert D. Adams diary and autobiographical anecdotes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230238633]
Identifier: MSS SC 350
Scope and Contents

Holograph descriptions of events in Torrey, Escalante, Teasdale, Hurricane, Orderville and St. George, Utah, the latter the location of Adams' photographic studio.

Dates: 1935-1950

Chronological history of Samuel Mulliner and his families

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323963]
Identifier: MSS SC 2467
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten and handwritten family history. The handwritten sections are corrections to the text and photocopies of diary entries. Samuel Mulliner (1809-1891) was a convert to the Mormon Church. He was raised in Scotland, moved to Canada, and migrated to Utah in 1850. He had three wives and lived in Salt Lake City, Lehi, and Orderville, Utah.

Dates: 1984

The descendants of Thomas Chamberlain : Thomas and Elinor A. Hoyt Chamberlain family, 1856-1970

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231238095]
Identifier: MSS 7650
Scope and Contents

A collection of histories of each child of Thomas and Elinor Hoyt Chamberlain and their families. Includes photographs and family group sheets.

Dates: 1970

History of the beginning of Orderville, Utah

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045318]
Identifier: MSS 1203
Scope and Contents

Mimeographed copy of a typewritten essay. Heaton describes the founding of Circleville, Utah, and the organizing of the "United Order" of the Mormon Church in that community.

Dates: approximately 1967

Nancy Jane McCleve Meeks, wife of Dr. Preddy Meeks

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325992]
Identifier: MSS SC 2733
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Nancy Meeks. She was born in 1840, joined the Mormon Church in 1856, married Phines Cook and later David Riley Russell, migrated to Utah with the second handcart company in 1856, and married Priddy Meeks on 12 Nov. 1856. She lived in Orderville, Utah. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1950

My mother's history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313097]
Identifier: MSS SC 1562
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Nancy Meeks Asay who was a Mormon pioneer to early Utah. Also mentioned is a family story of one of Priddy Meeks' romances.

Dates: 1920

The story of Isaac's new trousers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313428]
Identifier: MSS SC 1610
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of a fictionalized story based on the courtship of Isaac E. Black and a carbon copy and photocopy of a typewritten story of Isaac's out-of-body experience.

Dates: 1935