Patriarchal blessings (Latter Day Saint churches) -- History
Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:
Handwritten patriarchal blessings both given on 8 Jan. 1849 in Salt Lake City, Utah. They were given to Willard G. and Martha Richards McMullin. Morley promises the McMullins that they can receive glory after their deaths by their faithfulness to the Mormon Church while they are alive.
Photocopy of microfilmed copies of the original materials. The collection consists of patriarchal blessings given to members of the Pinegar family. The partriarchs giving the blessings are John Smith (2), William Grotegut (1), and Hyrum G. Smith (2). Also included are Pinegar and Palmer family genealogies.
Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography and diary in Danish. The autobiography covers Poulsen's life to 1864 when he began his diary. Poulsen was converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1862. He served as a missionary for that faith in Denmark from 1864 to 1866. He migrated to the Utah and settled in Millard County. Also included are patriarchal blessings of family members in English.
Photocopies of handwritten and typewritten materials. Most of the items were collected by the descendants of Lemuel Hardison Redd (1856-1923). Included in the collection are minutes of a Redd family meeting, a biography of Eliza M. Partridge Lyman, a list of persons buried in Bluff, Utah, from 1880 to 1951, correspondence of family members, two patriarchal blessings given by Hyrum Smith, and an essay by John Redd, a student at the Brigham Young Academy in Provo, Utah.
Handwritten diaries with photocopies of the items. Reese writes about his work as a teacher and as a school administrator, his missions to Wales and Australia for the Mormon Church, his service as a local politician, and his assignments as a local Mormon leader. Reese also tells about personal and family matters and records partriarchal blessings and lists important dates in family history. Materials dated 1882-1979.
Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Horace Smoot. The item was probably composed by a family member around the year 1970. The materials include photocopies of letters, cetificates, photographs, and genealogies. Also included are two patriarchal blessings given to Smoot. He was born in Provo, Utah, married Edna Louise Stubbs in 1902, was a dairyman in Bountiful, Utah, and held various positions in the Mormon Church.