Kirtland (Ohio) -- History
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Autobiography and poems of George Washington Johnson
Collection includes handwritten autobiography, patriarchal blessings, poems, and letters created by Johnson. Also included is a transcription of those materials by his great-great granddaughter. Materials date 1893 and 2000.
M. D. Canfield letter
Myron Davenport Canfield’s letter to his Uncle Ezra Canfield, dated 12 December 1836.
Caroline Barnes Crosby autobiography and diary
Jonathan Crosby autobiography and diary
Photocopies of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Also included is a typescript of these items. Crosby joined the Mormon Church and followed that faith to Kirtland, Ohio and later to Nauvoo, Illinois. Crosby migrated to Utah in 1848. He served on missions for the Mormon Church in Canada, 1842-3, and in the South Pacific, 1850-2, where he spent most of his time in Tahiti. The diary covers the years 1850 to 1852.
Ebeneezer Emory Gore autobiography
Martin Harris legal documents
Handwritten legal statements and affidavits. In 1846 Harris signed over control of his financial affiars to Jacob Bump and Preserved Harris while he planned to go to Europe for one year. In 1865, Martin Harris charged that Jacob Bump and William Fuller illegally took some of his property when he was gone. The items were registered in the court of Lake County, Ohio. The Mormon gathering place of Kirtland, Ohio is located in the same county.
Orson Hyde autobiography and funeral
Daniel Kent diary
Account of his activities in Chester Township, Ohio. Includes occasional references to visiting Kirtland, Ohio. Includes a typed transcript of the document, prepared by Cherilyn A. Walley in 1994.
Kirtland Safety Society Bank five dollar bill
The folder contains a photocopy of a five dollar bill issued on 10 February 1837 and signed by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints leaders Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and Sidney Rigdon (1793-1876).
Vinson Knight account book
The folder contains photocopies of a handwritten account book written between 1836-1840. The items list transactions involving Mormons in Kirtland, Ohio and in Nauvoo, Illinois including leaders such as Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and Sidney Rigdon (1793-1876). The materials were photocopied from a microfilm collection.