Latter Day Saints -- Colonization -- Arizona
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopies of typescripts of four letters by Ballenger, three addressed to President Brigham Young and one to Apostle John Taylor outlining conditions in the settlement at Sunset Crossing, Arizona. Content includes relationship with local Native American tribes. Dated 1876-1877.
Handwritten sketch which describes life of a Mormon pioneer and colonizer, work on the Nauvoo, Illinois Temple, exodus to Utah (1850), duties in militia in Cedar City, Utah, settlement of Snowflake, Arizona (1877), and his joining the United Order (1878).
Typewritten biographical sketches which describe Mons Larson's family background, marriages, children, and the settling of Snowflake, Arizona. Also includes miscellaneous photographs, pedigree charts, and other genealogical data.
Typescript of an account covering 1870-1879 of Lake's Latter-day Saint church mission to England and his leadership of a new Mormon settlement in Arizona. Appended is the "Last Address" by Joseph Smith.
Typewritten biography with genealogy describing Larson's family. Also includes Larson's holograph account book for a lumber business, 1916-1920, which lists Latter-day Saint Church missionaries from the Snowflake, Arizona area.
1874 missionary certificate, two typewritten life sketches by his wife, Mary A. White Savage, and a life sketch by his daughter, Laura Savage Stratton. Tells of his work on the Nauvoo, Illinois, Temple, his trek west and the hardships faced as a settler.
Holograph and photocopies of letter dated July 22, 1877, from Joanna Matilda Erickson Westover to her husband, Edwin Lycurgus Westover; a biographical sketch of Joanna Westover; and genealogical information on the Westover family. The biographical sketch was written by Joanna's granddaughter, Mary Westover Carroll.