Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- History
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Handwritten diary. Bean writes about a trip to visit relatives in Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri. He preached the Mormon faith in a number of churches while on the trip. He also tells about troubles with travelling through snow in Wyoming.
Handwritten diaries, newspaper clippings, genealogies, correspondence, and patriarchal blessings. The John Crook papers relates Crook's conversion, emigration to Utah, and major events related to his Church activities and work as a farmer and president of a coal company.
Testament includes information about the conversion of Samuel Driggs to the Latter-day Saint Church and his immigration and contributions to the settlement of Davis County, Utah, and his last requests to family and friends as witnessed at this request by Allen Taylor, John Bear, and John Ellison.
Handwritten letter addressed to George and dated October 19, 1866. Fennemore gives an account of his family migrating to Utah, outlines the condition of their subsequent lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, and presents a description of the city.
Typewritten excerpts from an autobiography. Garner writes about her conversion to Mormonism, her life in Nauvoo, Illinois, her memories of Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and the "mantle" of the prophet falling on Brigham Young (1801-1877), her journey to Utah, and her life in Slaterville, Utah.
Handwritten autobiography. Hickman writes about her experiences in migrating to Utah in the 1840s and in settling in that state. She also includes "a list of names of Births since I came to North Ogden" in which she lists the name and sex of each child born in that community. Also included are genealogies of Hickman and Wade family members.
Typewritten biographies of members of the Morley family. These items were created at unknown dates and are believed to have been collected by Vera Ipson. The Morley's were Mormons who settled in Manti, Utah. Also included are excerpts from a diary kept by Hannah Blakeslee Finch Merriam Morley when she migrated to Utah in 1848.
Handwritten autobiography. Kartchner writes about his early life in Pennsylvania; joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1843 and subsequently moving to Nauvoo, Illinois; and his migration to Utah in 1847. He lived in serveral places in Utah and settled in Arizona. Also included is a partriarchal blessing for Etta Kartchner.
Photocopy of a typewritten autobiography. Rowley writes about his conversion to the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah with the Willie handcart company in 1856, and his life in Parowan and San Juan County, Utah.