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Emery County (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Marie Sophia Larsen Christensen register of births

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230231927]
Identifier: MSS 699
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten list placed in a ledger book with the title, "Register of Births." Christensen lists the births of 463 children in Carbon and Emery Counties of Utah. She gives names, sex, nationality, color, date of birth, names of parents, and the location of the family's residence.

Dates: 1892-1914

Early history of Emery County mail and mail routes, post offices and post masters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325984]
Identifier: MSS SC 2732
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten history of mail delivery in Emery County, Utah. Also included is a one-page history of "Cattle Rustling" in Emery County. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1950

Jewkes family family history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338367]
Identifier: MSS 944
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten history. Jewkes writes about the history of his family and the descendants of Samuel Jewkes. The family consisted of Mormons who lived in Orangeville and other places in Emery County, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1940

William Howard account book

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334820]
Identifier: MSS 1088
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten account book. The item includes records of various financial transactions including tithing paid to the Mormon Church. Also included are receipts and notes on various activities relating to positions held by Howard in state and local government.

Dates: 1866-1912

Naomi A. Jensen biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342849]
Identifier: MSS 761
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten biographies. The subjects of these biographies were Mormons living in Emery and Sanpete Counties of Utah. The date of composition of most of these items is uncertain, but some were composed apparently in 1969.

Dates: approximately 1969

Reuben Gardner Miller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 418

Diaries, correspondence, memoranda books, financial and genealogical records, biographical sketches, and miscellaneous papers. Diaries include mission labors in the Southern States for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Biographical sketches are about parents, relatives, and friends including Mary Jane Gardner Miller, James R. Miller, Frank J. Taylor, E. J. Winder, Robert Gardner, and Reuben Miller.

Dates: 1849-1953

Montell Seely family history papers, approximately 1934-2009

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7950 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains the records of the Robert Seely family, the two books: Seely History and Emery County 1880-1980 both written by Montell Seely. Also included are handwritten notes, numerous research files, biographical sketches, newspapers, and other documents related to family members and the Castle Valley Pageant. Materials date from 1934-2009.

Dates: approximately 1934-2009

Record of the Emery Stake Academy Board of Education

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232503554]
Identifier: MSS 161
Scope and Contents

Handwritten minutes of the meetings of the Emery Stake Academy Board of Education kept by the clerk, William John Seely of Castle Dale, Utah. The meetings were about Mormon Church education in Emery County, Utah. Issues included facilities and curriculum.

Dates: 1889-1908

Reuben Gardner Miller business papers, 1891-1951

 Series — Box 3: Series 5; Series 6; Series 7 [Barcode: 31197232486487], Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 418 Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains various business-related documents ranging 1891-1951. Included are cash books, data on construction of telephone lines by the Eastern Utah Telephone Company (organized by Miller), livestock statistics and deeds. Also included are a ledger and "Bruce's Diary", containing temple and genealogy fund and records of reunions.

Dates: 1891-1951

Reuben Gardner Miller correspondence, 1909-1951

Identifier: MSS 418 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence from Miller, and a record thereof, dating from between 1909 and 1951. Includes correspondence from Levi N. Harmon, a record of Reuben G. Miller correspondence including collected quotations and verses, photographs of Carbon County Court House in Price, Utah, and a family picture of the family of Mrs. Alice Danielson.

Dates: 1909-1951