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Patriarchal blessings (Latter Day Saint churches) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Johnson papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230230036]
Identifier: MSS 1867
Scope and Contents

Diary, patriarchal blessings, biographies, family histories, bank statements, and correspondence. The materials relate to Robert and to his wife, Elizabeth.

Dates: 1882-1976

Albert Jones diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 346
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, an autobiography, and correspondence. Jones wrote his autobiography in 1881. Jones served in the Utah Militia during the Black Hawk War and had numerous occupations and positions in the Mormon Church. His diaries start in 1884 when he was called to serve on a mission for the Mormon Church in England. Many entries are lengthy and detailed. Jones addresses numerous topics including the polygamy question in Utah. Also included are correspondence, patriarchal blessings, and...
Dates: 1881-1925

William Decatur Kartchner autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 904
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography. Kartchner writes about his early life in Pennsylvania; joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1843 and subsequently moving to Nauvoo, Illinois; and his migration to Utah in 1847. He lived in serveral places in Utah and settled in Arizona. Also included is a partriarchal blessing for Etta Kartchner.

Dates: 1884-1894

Nelson Heresford Kathan patriarchal blessings and ordination certificates

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230312552]
Identifier: MSS SC 1420
Scope and Contents

Typed transcripts of "patriarchal blessing(s)" given to Nelson Heresford Kathan and Sarah Jane King Kathan by John A. West, a Mormon patriarch. Also included are two certificates recording the ordination of Nelson H. Kathan to offices in the Mormon priesthood and two short, handwritten histories of Nathan and Sarah Kathan.

Dates: 1912-1913

Volney Leroy King genealogy and correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 736
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of handwritten genealogies, biographies of family members, correspondence, and a patriarchal blessing. King compiled and wrote many of the items in the collection. The correspondence and biographies relate to the members of the King family.

Dates: 1867-1916

Ola Larson diaries and genealogies

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230363563]
Identifier: MSS 1719
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries, genealogies, and patriarchal blessings. The materials are partially autobiographical. Larson writes about his conversion to the Mormon Church, his activities in New Zealand, his mission to Sweden for the Mormon Church from 1899 to 1901, and his life in Logan, Utah. Larson was employed as a gardener and as a basket weaver.

Dates: 1894-1927

S. Norman Lee papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 315
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with general authorities of the Mormon Church and family members, biographical sketches, patriarchal blessings, financial papers, photographs, speeches, essays, and articles by Lee and others. Many of the items relate to Lee's missionary activities in England and to his calling as a stake president.

Dates: 1838-1963

Mary E. Lightner papers

 Collection — Folder 8: [Barcode: 31197239236448]
Identifier: Vault MSS 363
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials pertaining to the life of Mary E. Lightner. Includes handwritten originals and photocopies of correspondence including correspondence to Apostles in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and many prominent Mormon women while in Utah. Also included are personal histories, autobiographies, speeches, articles pertaining to her life while in Minersville, Utah, along with patriarchal blessings and a statement relating to her marriage to Joseph Smith. Dated...
Dates: 1865-1980

Leo J. Muir papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 313

Correspondence with Mormon Church leaders and Utah government officials, genealogies, histories, patriarchal blessings, autobiographies, scrapbooks, mementoes, photographs, yearbooks, and publications. The items relate to Muir and his family, his teaching and his business careers, and his work in the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1914-1964

George Mumford patriarchal blessing

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334093]
Identifier: MSS 1112
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten patriarchal blessing given to George Mumford on December 9, 1845. The item was recorded by Albert Carrington. Mumford is promised blessings for obedience to the Mormon faith.

Dates: 1845 December 9