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Long Valley (Kane County, Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

John E. Bennion diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 981
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Bennion writes about his life in the Taylorsville area of Utah and in Rush Valley and Long Valley, Utah. He also lived for a time in Nevada. Bennion was married polygamously, participated in the Utah War of 1857-1858, had an encounter with an Indian in 1858, saw the first handcart company arrive in Salt Lake City in 1856, served on a mission to England for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and participated in many other activities.

Dates: 1855-1877

Thomas Chamberlain diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307875]
Identifier: MSS SC 990
Scope and Contents

Three diaries (1875, 1880-1882, 1893-1896), genealogical group sheets of Chamberlain's families, and ten photocopied photographs of Chamberlain and his wives and children. The two earliest items are photocopies of holograph manuscripts while the third is a typescript.

Dates: 1875-1896

Letters to and from Samuel Bateman

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS128_F1_B1_F7
Dates: 1868-1886

Letters to and from Samuel Bateman, 1868-1886

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197227633978], Folder: 7
Identifier: MSS 128 File 1
Scope and Contents This folder includes typescripts of a series of letters and other writings related to Bateman's different ventures from 1869 to 1886. Much of the correspondence is with Bateman's wife, Marinda Allen Bateman, documenting the hardships of this period of their life. The first letters document his call to settle southern Utah, eventually ending up in Long Valley, near present day Orderville. Bateman was asked to go without his family, leaving his wife and sons to tend their farm in West Jordan....
Dates: 1868-1886