Mount Pleasant (Utah) -- History
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopies of handwritten and typewritten biographies of family members including sketches of Niels Peter Miller (1837-1921), Ellen Anderson Miller (1833-1929) and Ellen Anderson (1805-1890). These were Mormons who migrated to Utah from Denmark.
Two typewritten biographies of Nathan Staker with photocopies of the same items. Sanderson wrote the biography of Staker with William Marchant Staker and Sarah Ellis Halley Pearson. The authors are grandchildren of Nathan Staker. Also included is a "History of Nathan Staker." Staker was from Canada. He joined the Mormon Church, migrated to Utah in 1852, married two women, and was a farmer in Mt. Pleasant, Utah.
Photocopy of a typed biography of Niels Peter Miller and his wife, Ellen Anderson Miller, Danish converts to the Mormon Church who lived in Mount Pleasant, Utah and later settled Castle Valley, Utah.
Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Abraham Day, III (1817-1900). Abraham Day was born in Vermont, joned the Mormon Church, moved to Montrose, Iowa near Nauvoo, Illinois, served in the Mormon Battalion 1846-1847, migrated to Utah, took a second wife, and lived in Springville and Mt. Pleasant, Utah, and served in the Black Hawk War. The date of the composition of this item is uncertain.
Typescripts of autobiographical materials. Day writes about her early life in Mt. Pleasant, about the defenses in the town during the Black Hawk War, and about her family. Also included is a biography by Day of her mother, Eliza Cusworth Burton Staker, who was a pioneer and an early settler in Mt. Pleasant.
The collection contains typewritten biographies of Joseph Smith Day and Charlotte Katherine Mellon Day. The dates for the composition of these items are unknown. There is a letter addressed to Geneva, dated March 27, 1936.
Typescript of an autbiography edited by Helen C. Stark in 1963. Louisa Hasler writes about her conversion to the Mormon Church; her association with her brother-in-law, Hans Ulrich Winkler; her migration to Utah; and her life in Mt. Pleasant. Also included is a typed autobiography of Louisa's husband, John Hasler. John writes about his association with Hans Ulrich Winkler, his conversion to the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah, and his life in Mt. Pleasant.
Typewritten autobiography. Coombs was born and raised in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. Ellis married Leslie McLean Coombs who died in 1917. She lived in several towns in Utah and taught school in Mexico and in Canada. She spent most of her educational career (1918-1948) teaching school in Fairview, Utah.