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Patriarchal blessings (Latter Day Saint churches) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

John Murdock autobiographies and an essay

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3241
Scope and Contents Photocopies of microfilm copies of handwritten materials. The collection consists of a lengthy and a shortened version of an autobiography. Murdock wrote about his early life and his converstion to the Mormon Church in 1830. He followed that faith to Kirtland, Ohio; Missouri; and Illinois. He migrated to Council Bluffs, Iowa, and came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1847. He served on missions for the Mormon Church in New York and Australia. Murdock copied letters from leaders of the...
Dates: 1835-1864

John Murdock autobiography and diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 928
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of a diary and an abridgement of diaries for the years from 1830 to 1859 and 1832. Murdock joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1830 and lived in Kirtland, Ohio; Missouri; Nauvoo, Illinois; and Salt Lake City, Utah. He had numerous assignments for the Church and migrated to Utah in 1847. He participated in Zion's Camp in 1834 and went on a mission to Australia from 1852 to 1853.

Dates: 1830-1867

C. W. Nibley papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230335900]
Identifier: MSS 1237
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten correspondence, speeches, certificates, blessings, and legal papers. The materials relate to Nibley's church service and business activities.

Dates: 1869-1927

Nielsen family papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230229723]
Identifier: MSS 1862
Scope and Contents

Biographies, genealogies, photocopies of photographs, correspondence, and patriarchal blessings. The materials relate to the lives of family members in Utah and in Norway.

Dates: 1919-1982

L. John Nuttall papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 790
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, correspondence, lists, minutes, patriarchal blessings, and notes. The materials relate to Nuttall's involvement in numerous Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Utah Militia activities. Nuttall's position as secretary to the president of the Church allowed him to record various observations on Church conduct and doctrine. He records many of the meetings of the Church's ruling bodies. Nuttall also recounts campaigns against the Ute Indians during the Black Hawk...
Dates: 1857-1904

William Holmes Walker patriarchal blessing for Lorenzo Walker

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337138]
Identifier: MSS 488
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten patriarchal blessing. The item was given to William Walker's son, Lorenzo Walker, on 4 Aug. 1898. William assures his son that he will gain salvation by serving righteousness. He also tells Lorenzo that "the waves of the sea shall obey your command, and no ship shall be lost on which you may embark."

Dates: 1898 August 4

Joseph Smith patriarchal blessing for John Whitmer

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233243838]
Identifier: Vault MSS 239
Scope and Contents

Handwritten partriarchal blessing, dated 22 Sept 1835, and given to John Whitmer. Smith assures Whitmer that he may receive salvation by following the teachings of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1835 September 22

Patriarchal blessing of Christen Willardson

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326750]
Identifier: MSS SC 2790
Scope and Contents

Handwritten patriarchal blessing, dated 5 March 1857, and was given to Christen Willardson. Allred tells Willardson that she will be able to receive salvation by following the teachings of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1857

Patriarchal blessing of Henrietta Holladay

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326768]
Identifier: MSS SC 2789
Scope and Contents

Handwritten patriarchal blessing, dated 16 Dec. 1869, and was given to Henrietta Holladay. Smith tells Holladay that she will be able to receive salvation by following the teachings of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1869

Patriarchal blessing of Karen Willardson

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326743]
Identifier: MSS SC 2791
Scope and Contents

Handwritten patriarchal blessing, dated 11 July 1892, and was given to Karen Willardson. Allred tells Willardson that she will be able to receive salvation by following the teachings of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1892