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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Weber County -- History -- Sources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, "child of God"

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320654]
Identifier: MSS SC 2241
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography and reminiscences by Ward's children. Also included is a photocopy of Ward's handwriting. The materials document Ward's life, occupations, and service to the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1951-1977

David Moore diary, autobiography, and history

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232487485]
Identifier: MSS 283
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copies of diaries, an autobiography, and a history. The diaries include an "Abridged History of the Salmon River Mission" which is Moore's journal for 1855 when he was serving in the mission. Also included are "Items of History" which tells about the early settlements in Weber County, Utah, and an autobiography to the year 1849 when Moore's diary begins.

Dates: 1849-1855

Joseph Lee Robinson autobiography and diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326842]
Identifier: MSS SC 2780
Scope and Contents

Typewritten condensation of an autobiography and a diary. The item was shortened by Robinson's granddaughter, Rena Robinson Cutler. Joseph Robinson writes about his conversion to the Mormon Church in 1836, his migration to Utah in 1848, his opinions of the Mormon doctrine of polygamy, and his settling in Weber County, Utah.

Dates: 1853-1892

George Perry Thompson diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230217744]
Identifier: MSS 1752
Scope and Contents

Phocopies of handwritten diaries. Thompson writes about his farming activities, his Mormon Church related activities, his visions and answers to prayers, and the death of his wife, Elizabeth Thompson. Thompson had a dream on 15 Oct. 1912 that stated Jesus Christ would return to the earth on 28 Aug. 1950 stating: "take it for all its worth." He also dreams about the various women he should marry polygamously.

Dates: 1896-1912