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Patriarchal blessings (Latter Day Saint churches) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 109 Collections and/or Records:

The testimony of John Carson, Elvira Egbert, and Emma Partridge

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314376]
Identifier: MSS SC 1674
Scope and Contents

One typewritten booklet. The item contains statements concerning the religious convictions of John Carson, Elvira Egbert, and Emma Partridge. The pamphlet includes patriarchal blessings.

Dates: 1978

Vance family genealogies and patriarchal blessings

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317528]
Identifier: MSS SC 1858
Scope and Contents

One handwritten genealogy and eighteen Mormon patriarchal blessings for members of the Vance and Johnson families.

Dates: 1852-1928

Helen Warnock book of remembrance

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230217579]
Identifier: MSS 1758
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of biographies, genealogies, patriarchal blessings, certificiates, and portraits. Many of the items relate to Mildred Elizabeth Allred (1898-1980), her family and ancestors. Also included are biographies of various members of the Allred family covering many aspects of early Mormon history. Most of these materials are unreliable family stories. Many of these people lived in Sanpete County, Utah.

Dates: 1980-1984

William Mickle Whipple family collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230219369]
Identifier: MSS 1935
Scope and Contents

Genealogies, patriarchal blessings, correspondence, and certificates. The materials deal with family matters both in Utah and Arizona, the association of family members with the Mormon Church, and social issues.

Dates: approximately 1870-1900

Whitney family genealogies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306166]
Identifier: MSS SC 855
Scope and Contents

Handwritten genealogies of the Whitney, Wheeler, and Kelley families. These were Mormon families. Most of the information covers the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Also included is a four-page handwritten copy of an autobiography written by Alonzo Wells Whitney in 1844 when he was living in Nauvoo, Illinois, and a copy of the patriarchial blessing given to his wife, Henrietta Keys Whitney, by the Mormon Church Patriarch, Hyrum Smith.

Dates: 1960-1976

Stella Sudweeks Wood papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230308121]
Identifier: MSS SC 1018
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and handwritten autobiography, genealogy, letters from family members, and a Patriarchal blessing given by the Mormon patriarch Joseph Smith, Sr. in 1836. Wood relates childhood experiences in Piute County, Utah, and Kimberly, Idaho. She details her missions for the Mormon Church to St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1912 and to London, England, in 1946. She discusses her family, pioneering experiences, and her Mormon Church related activities.

Dates: 1978

Phoebe K. Woodbury letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489135]
Identifier: MSS 890
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters, lists of ancestors, and patriarchal blessings. Most of the letters were sent to family members and tell of her life in Salt Lake City.

Dates: 1851-1867

John M. Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1803
Scope and Contents

Account books, receipts, correspondence, certificates, newspaper clippings, genealogies, autograph book, land deeds and indetures, legal writs, photographs, and patriarchal blessings. The materials relate to business and legal activities. Also included are anti-Mormon newspaper clippings from England. Many of the items were produced by Young's sister, Lydia Young Merrill.

Dates: 1860-1933

Hans Jorgen Zobell autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322635]
Identifier: MSS SC 2606
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a typewritten autbiography. Also incuded are photocopies of photographs of family members and of a handwritten letter. The item was originally written in Danish. It was translated into English in 1933 by Albert L. Zobell. Hans writes about growing up in Denmark, his migration to Utah, and his life in Lake View. Also included is copy a patriarchal blessing.

Dates: approximately 1920