Farmington (Utah) -- History
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography, family history, and patriarchal blessings. Jenkins writes about the members of his family and ancestors, and his life in Farmington. Also included are letters from friends and family members.
Typescript of an autobiography. Moon was born in Lancashire, England, converted to Mormonism with his parents, came to Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1848, moved to St. George, Utah, in 1861, and relocated to Farmington, Utah, in 1866.
Handwritten and typewritten copies of three patriarchal blessings given to Jenkins dated 1886, 1899, and 1907. Also included is a family history and certificates relating to Jenkins' call as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1907.
Typewritten autobiography which was revised in 1937. Ada writes about her life in Farmington, Utah, attending school, importing silk worms to Utah, and local entertainment. She later moved to Springerville, Arizona with her family. Ada married John H. Earl (1855-1953), a farmer and a carpenter. She moved to Chihuahua, Mexico in 1887, to Fielding, Utah in 1902, and to Ogden, Utah in 1922.
Typewritten autobiography. Hess tells about her youth in Draper and Farmington, Utah, about her family and children, and about the "Lagoon" resort in Utah. Hess relates many personal stories on various aspects of her life.
Typewritten autobiography. Jenkins writes about his family joining the Mormon Church in England, their migration to Mosquito Creek, Iowa, where they lived for eleven years. Jenkins migrated to Farmington, Utah. He participated in the "Morrisite War" of 1862, helped other Mormons come to Utah, was married to three women, hid from federal officials who pursued him for "unlawful cohabitation," and served five months in jail on a charge of polygamy.
Photocopies of printed versions of Leithead's autobiography and diaries. Also included are various histories and biographies of members of the Leithead family. James emigrated from Scotland to eastern Canada where he was introduced to the Mormon faith. He lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and accompanied the Mormons to Utah where he settled in Farmington and later in Glendale. He also lived for several years on the Muddy River in Nevada as part of Mormon attempts to settle there.
Handwritten description of the land, barn, house, and trees of Henry W. Miller's farm in Farmington, Utah. The value of the property was put at $5000. The date of the item is uncertain.