Piute County (Utah) -- History
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Materials include Joseph Heber Thurber (1858-1948) journal detailing his conviction and time served for polygamy and unlawful cohabitation in the Utah Penitentiary. The journal entries are dated November 2, 1886-August 9, 1888. Collection also includes a 16 page biography of Annie C. Christensen Thurber (1866-1944), Joseph's second wife. The biography was typed in March 1939 by Alice K. Hatch, a historian at the Daughters of Utah Pioneers.D.U.P.
Typewritten and handwritten autobiography, genealogy, letters from family members, and a Patriarchal blessing given by the Mormon patriarch Joseph Smith, Sr. in 1836. Wood relates childhood experiences in Piute County, Utah, and Kimberly, Idaho. She details her missions for the Mormon Church to St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1912 and to London, England, in 1946. She discusses her family, pioneering experiences, and her Mormon Church related activities.