Clarkston (Utah) -- History
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Cache Valley's west side
Photocopy of a typewritten speech "delivered by Mrs. Marybelle Pike before the Cache Valley Historical Society" 23 March 1955. Pike talks about the history of the west side of Cache Valley, Utah, including its early settlement. She presents anecdotes and data on several towns including Weston, Clifton, and Oxford in Idaho and Clarkston and Cornish, Utah.
Israel Justus Clark autobiography and diary
Photocopy of a typescript of a diary and an autobiography. Clark's diary covers the years from 1855 to 1857 when Clark served as a missionary to the Indians in the Salmon River Mission. Clark's autbiography tells about his life in Logan and Clarkston, Utah, and his contacts with Indians.
Jobe Hill autobiography
Handwritten autobiography. Hill writes about migrating to Utah, about his life in Smithfield and Clarkston, about problems with grasshoppers, and about other difficult situations. He also talks about the death of his mother and his low opinion of his father, who started drinking. He also tells about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to England and about his marriage.
A sketch of the life and labors of William John Griffiths
Photocopy of a typescript. Griffiths was born and raised in Logan, Utah. He later moved to Trenton, Utah. He was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as a missionary to England for that faith.
Testimony of Martin Harris
Typewritten statements and sworn affidavits concerning some of the statements Martin Harris made as to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon. The statements were made to different persons in or near Clarkston, Utah, circa 1875 and recorded much later.
John Thompson autobiography
Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Also included are two typescripts of the item, a biographical sketch of Thompson, and family genealogy. Thompson was born in England and migrated to Utah in 1862. He settled in Logan and later in Clarkston, Utah. He mentions meeting Martin Harris, one of the witnesses to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon.