Toquerville (Utah) -- History
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Handwritten, two-page letter dated July 11, 1886 and signed with "Josie." The item was addressed to Mrs. C. Steele of Toquerville, Utah. The salutation of the letter states, "My Dear Grandma." Josie states she will not be able to come "to the Temple to be adopted" this year. She and her husband are headed "to the City, for it will not be long until it comes Court time again." She also mentions oppressive weather, participating in mountain outings, and domestic activities.
Contains records related to Steele's service in the LDS Church, including records related to his missions to England, Las Vegas, and Europe; temple work; patriarchal blessings received by Steele and his family; and, addresses given and visions had by Church leaders and others collected by Steele. Dated 1843-1936.
Contains records related to Steele's civic appointments, including Justice of the Peace and Probate Judge. Includes probate records from cases that came before Steele, or ones he submitted to the courts, primarily in Toquerville, Utah.
Contains ephemera and other miscellaneous notes, letters, envelopes, and other items related to John Steele. Also includes photocopies of the title pages of all books owned by Steele, and a photocopy of a photograph of Steele dated 1891.
Includes documents related to the history of John Steele and his family, including his handwritten autobiography, written around 1891, and a description of the John Steele papers by Kerry Bate, dated 1989.
Contains diaries and notebooks kept by John Steele, including his Mormon Battalion diary, dated 1846-1847, and a Paiute/English language dictionary, dated 1851. Also includes a typescript of Steele's diary that was created in 1961 but includes entries from 1840 to 1877. Also includes some biographical notes on various members of John Steele's family. Dated 1846-1961.