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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:

Patriarchal blessings by Isaac Morley

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2412
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1849

David Pettigrew autobiography and diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 473
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography and diary with a typescript of the item. Pettigrew (apparently also spelled Pettegrew) started his autobiography in 1840. His diary is sporatic and has many gaps. Pettigrew writes about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1832, his life in Missouri during the persecutions of Mormons there, his experiences in Nauvoo, Illinois, his work as an LDS missionary, his participation in the migration of Mormons from Nauvoo,...
Dates: 1840-1861

Pinegar family patriarchal blessings

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230332006]
Identifier: MSS SC 3232
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1867-1944

Johan Christian Poulsen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232491156]
Identifier: MSS 668
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1864-1866

Patriarchal blessings of Pratt family

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045128]
Identifier: MSS 1031
Scope and Contents

Mimeographed copies of typescripts of patriarchal blessings. Also included is a biography of Eliza Wheeler Pratt by Marva P. Kidman.

Dates: 1886-1956

Lydia Susanna Goaslind Purnell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1796
Scope and Contents Handwritten and typewritten correspondence, histories, biographies, genealogical group sheets, patriarchal blessings, diaries, and land indentures in Idaho. The correspondence are between Purnell, her husband, and other relatives and deal largely with family matters. One of the letters is an account of the Battle of Bear River in 1863 by an observer. Purnell also writes to many persons about family history. Purnell also writes about being a polygamous wife and the various persecutions by...
Dates: 1875-1942

Redd family papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232491073]
Identifier: MSS 678
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1844-1966

William Griffiths Reese diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1952
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1882-1979

Remembering Horace Alma Smoot

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230327048]
Identifier: MSS SC 2687
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: approximately 1970

Richard Benson missionary journal and patriarchal blessing, 1842-1845

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4 [Barcode: 31197232583101], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8555 Series 1