Mormons -- Utah -- Farmington -- History
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
David Hyrum Jenkins papers
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.
David Hyrum Jenkins certificates and patriarchal blessings
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.
Margaret Steed Hess biographies
The collection contains 90 items of photocopies of typewritten and handwritten biographies between 1900 and 1940.
Jonathan Harriman Holmes diary
Photocopy of a typescript of a diary kept from 1846 to 1848. Holmes writes about enlisting in the Mormon Battalion, the march to Santa Fe and to California, being discharged from the service, and his travels to Sacramento, California, and to Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included is an obituary for Holmes, his account book, and biographies of Franklin Weaver and Sarah Elizabeth Holmes.
John Jenkins autobiography
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.
Jonathan David Wood autobiography
Typewritten autobiography. Wood talks about building the first Mormon Church in Farmington, relates experiences he had with various Mormon Apostles, and writes about building a barn.