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The Gentry history: from Essex, England to the western United States
History of the family of Samuel and Elizabeth Davis Gentry, Mormons who immigrated from England to Utah in 1864 and whose descendents settled in parts of Utah and southern Nevada. The collection contains material from 1983 created by Lillian G. Barnum.
Essay about Selina Walker Hammond
Biographical essay about Selina Walker Hammond, 1841-1921, a Mormon who pioneered in the Eagle Valley of southern Nevada with her husband John.
Frances Shellenberger Reminiscences
In this single item collection, Frances Shellenberger describes her Mormon parents' emigration from England to Utah, father's work in pioneer Utah, childhood in a Mormon family, move to Lund and Preston, Nevada in about 1898 with a Mormon colonizing group, marriage to Walter Shellenberger in 1903, married life in the mining town of Ruth and in Ely, ranching in the Snake Valley, raising ten children, and involvement in Mormon church activities. A brief genealogical chart is included.
- Mormons -- Nevada 2
- Nevada -- History 2
- Women -- West (U.S.) 2
- Eagle Valley (Nev.) 1
- Mormons 1
- Mormons -- Utah 1
- Nevada -- History -- 19th century 1
- Overland journeys to the Pacific 1
- Personal narratives 1
- Ranch life -- Nevada 1
- Utah -- History -- 19th century 1
- Women -- Nevada 1 ∧ less
- Barnum, Lillian G. 1
- Broili, June 1
- Dukes, Hope Shellenberger 1
- Edwards, Mary Reid, 1912- 1
- Gentry family 1