Mormons -- Arizona -- Mesa -- History
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains handwritten letters, a reminiscence, and a draft for an obituary. The reminiscence is by Sarah Melissa Johnson and relates to her life growing up in Nauvoo, Illinois. She mentions how her father was called to protect the Prophet Joseph Smith whom they considered to be in danger.
Typed transcript of personal histories. The first portion of the transcript deals with Burk's experiences as a Mormon missionary in the Southern States Mission of the Mormon Church as recorded in his missionary journal. The second portion of the item relates to Burk's experiences as a Mormon temple worker in the Mesa, Arizona Temple.
Handwritten statement and photocopy written by a member of the Mormon Church in Mesa, Arizona, at an unknown time. The author relates being taken by a "Guardian Angel" into the spirit world and witnessing his brother preach the Mormon faith to his ancestors. The author was told to do the temple work for those people.