Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901

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Lorenzo Snow was born 3 April 1814 in Mantua, Ohio. After being baptized a member of the Church, he served a mission in Ohio and the Eastern States. He was ordained to the office of Seventy in 1840. He served as President of the United Order in Brigham City from 1874-1886. He was ordained an apostle in 1849, after which he served missions to England and Europe. He succeeded President Wilford Woodruff, becoming the fifth President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 13 September, 1898. He received a revelation regarding the law of tithing while on a trip to St. George, Utah, to preside over a conference there. He died 10 October 1901 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The notes were compiled by his son, LeRoi C. Snow (1876-1962) while he was serving as secretary to President Snow. LeRoi was born 26 August 1876 in Brigham City, Box Elder COunty, Utah. He came to be known as the Snow family historian. The notes found on the microfilm of this collection were taken from larger histories. These notes were passed on through the family until coming to the hands of the donor, Cynthia Snow Banner.

From the description of Lornzo Snow family papers : notes by LeRoi C. Snow, ca. 1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81328481

Fifth President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. In 1836, Snow was ordained an Elder of the Mormon Church, and in 1838 he joined a Mormon settlement in Missouri.

From the description of Letter : Grand River Township, Davis County, Missouri, to Oliver Snow, Geauga County, Ohio 1838 Sep 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702150643

From the description of Letter : Grand River Township, Davis County, Missouri, to Oliver Snow, Geauga County, Ohio 1838 Sep 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83114444

Mormon apostle and later fifth president of the Mormon Church.

From the description of Letter, 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122367869

Fifth president of the Mormon Church.

From the description of Lorenzo Snow letter, 1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122536862

From the description of Letters, 1877-1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122630979

From the description of Letters, 1893-1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367397561

From the description of Lorenzo Snow letter, 1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609396

From the description of Lorenzo Snow certificate, 1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122536527

From the description of Letter, 1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461812

From the guide to the Lorenzo Snow letter, 1892, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

From the guide to the Lorenzo Snow letter, 1894, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

From the guide to the Lorenzo Snow certificate, 1901, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

From the guide to the Lorenzo Snow letter, 1886, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Edward H. Holt was a professor of Office Practice and secretary of the faculty from 1895 to 1938.

From the guide to the Edward H. Holt papers, 1899-1938, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

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referencedIn PH 200, Savage and Ottinger (Photography Studio). Savage and Ottinger collection of studio portraits circa 1862-1872 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 1226, Hintze, Ferdinand Friis 1854-1928. Ferdinand F. Hintze papers 1878-1906 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 946, Critchlow, Florence Phebe Snow 1870-1964. Florence P. Snow Critchlow photographs circa 1870-1910 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Marinda Goff autograph book from the Utah Territorial Penitentiary, bulk 1886-1887, approximately 1886-1887 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf MS 16824, Nauvoo (Ill.) Recorder. Nauvoo (Ill.) Recorder marriage certificates 1842-1846 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. School of the Prophets. Rules to be observed by the members of the first class of the School of the Prophets, 1867? Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn AV 3698, Challis, Arthur Thomas 1925-2001. Arthur Thomas Challis audio recordings. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901. Tribute, 1876 Feb 17. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909. Photograph of the funeral of President Wilford Woodruff, 1898. American Primers
creatorOf Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901. Lorenzo Snow certificate, 1901. American Primers
creatorOf Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901. Lorenzo Snow letter, 1892. American Primers
creatorOf Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901. Letters, 1877-1886. American Primers
creatorOf MS 1913, Bromley, William Michael 1839-1911. William M. Bromley journals and notebook 1871-1905 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 8004, Smith, Bathsheba Wilson Bigler 1822-1910. Bathsheba W. Bigler Smith photograph collection circa 1865-1900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 2054, Deseret News Office. Deseret News editor's files 1850-1854 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 15075, Zion's Cooperative Mercantile Institution 1868-1999. Cancelled stock certificates 1869-1946; 1949-1950; 1954 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn MS 13209, LeSueur, Louise Emerett Barton 1916-1994. Louise E. Barton LeSueur collection of family journals, writings, and correspondence 1845-1924 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 13496, Teasdale, George 1831-1907. George Teasdale papers 1853-1906 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn LDS Church Presidents photograph collection, 1850-2000 L. Tom Perry Special CollectionsUniversity Archives
creatorOf LR 933 34, Box Elder Stake (1877-1944). Brigham City Mercantile and Manufacturing Association records 1865-1895 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 4561, Udall, David King 1851-1938. David K. Udall correspondence 1880-1924 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901. Biographical materials. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn MS 9641, Winter, Arthur 1864-1940. Arthur Winter collection 1883-1940 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn George Reynolds papers, 1863-1909, approximately 1920 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Photographs of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles under President John Taylor, 1881. American Primers
creatorOf Lorenzo Snow letter, 1892 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn PH 1300, Carter, Charles William photographer 1832-1918. Charles W. Carter glass negative collection circa 1860-1900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 5962, Smith, George Albert 1817-1875. George A. Smith photograph collection circa 1862-1873 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Reese family. Reese family papers, 1834-1977. Nevada State Historical Society
creatorOf Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901. Lorenzo Snow letter, 1886. American Primers
creatorOf Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1898. Letter, 1894. American Primers
creatorOf MS 1322, Smith, George Albert 1817-1875. George A. Smith papers 1834-1877 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 4700, Compton, Alma Walter photographer 1856-1931. Alma W. Compton glass plate negative collection 1900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909. Savage photographs, ca. 1860-ca. 1900. American Primers
creatorOf Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901. Letters, 1893-1894. American Primers
referencedIn Dunn, Charles H. Testimony regarding Emma Smith Bidamon : Nauvoo, Illinois, 1912 July 29. American Primers
referencedIn Richards, Franklin Snyder, 1849-1934. Letterbook, 1886-1890. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn Ammon M. Tenney papers, 1874-1942 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn PH 327, E.G. Williams & Bro. (Engraver : N.Y.). Engraved portrait collection circa 1890 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 6248, General Authorities circa 1920s Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Young, John Ray, 1837-1931. Diary, 1877. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn PH 7954, Clawson family. Clawson family photograph collection circa 1864-1922 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Whitaker, John Mills, 1863-1960. Papers of John Mills Whitaker, 1883-1960 (bulk 1883-1949). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf CR 100 93, Historian's Office (1842?-1972). Historian's Office histories of the Twelve 1856-1858, 1861 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn MS 10299, Pacini, Craig Neil 1953-. Craig N. Pacini papers 1972-1974. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 3003, Lund, Anthon Hendrik 1844-1921. Anthon H. Lund photograph album circa 1895 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Abraham Hoagland Cannon papers, 1879-1895 J. Willard Marriott Library, University of UtahManuscripts Division
referencedIn AV 3876, Brigham Young University Motion Picture Studio. The Windows of Heaven 1963 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 4323, Underwood and Underwood (Photography Studio). The Latter Day Saint's Tour from Palmyra, New York to Salt Lake City 1904 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Lorenzo Snow certificate, 1901 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901. Lornzo Snow family papers : notes by LeRoi C. Snow, ca. 1890. American Primers
referencedIn MS 23456, McKean, Theodore 1829-1897. Theodore McKean papers 1826-1902 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf CR 1 168, First Presidency. First Presidency missionary calls and recommendations 1877-1918 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Holt, Edward H., 1872-1938. Papers, 1899-1938. American Primers
creatorOf Welch family. Papers, 1847-1932. American Primers
referencedIn Tenney, Ammon M., 1844-1925. Papers, 1874-1942. American Primers
creatorOf Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901. Letter : Grand River Township, Davis County, Missouri, to Oliver Snow, Geauga County, Ohio 1838 Sep 28. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn George A. Smith family papers, 1731-1969 J. Willard Marriott Library, University of UtahManuscripts Division
creatorOf MS 20932, Crow, Maria Burrows 1870-1950. Maria B. Crow autobiography and journals 1886-1943 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901. Letter : Grand River Township, Davis County, Missouri, to Oliver Snow, Geauga County, Ohio 1838 Sep 28. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Home missionary meeting minutes, 1877. American Primers
referencedIn C. R. Savage photograph collection, 1860-ca. 1900 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Lorenzo Snow Lyman collection, 1853-1964 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn PH 4175, Richhart, Eric Dan 1951-. Grave markers for prominent Latter-day Saints circa 1984-1985 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn MS 1302, Whitney, Orson Ferguson 1855-1931. Orson F. Whitney collection 1851-1931 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Lyman, Lorenzo Snow, 1851-1927. Collection, 1853-1964. American Primers
referencedIn MS 15644, Kelsey, Eli Brazee 1819-1885. Eli B. Kelsey journal 1848-1851 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Cannon, Abraham Hoaglund, 1859-1896. Diaries, 1879-1896. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn Photographs of BYU trustees, 1875-1975. American Primers
referencedIn Merrell, John Fenley, 1853-. Autobiography. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
creatorOf Lorenzo Snow letter, 1894 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Maureen Ursenbach Beecher papers, circa 1967-1997 L. Tom Perry Special CollectionsUniversity Archives
referencedIn AV 3035, Malan, Jayne Broadbent 1924-2013. Church-produced videos and video elements 1963-2008 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 4869, Torres, Norlyn Snow Tracy 1922-2011. Norlyn S. Tracy Torres photograph collection circa 1880-1950 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 2919, Utah Territory Legislative Assembly. Utah Territory Legislative Assembly papers 1851-1872 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 1330, Snow, Lorenzo 1814-1901. Lorenzo Snow journals 1836-1845; 1872 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Rees, John D., 1815-1880. Biography [microform] (Typescript). American Primers
referencedIn PH 2013, Done, Otto 1908-. Church historic sites photographs circa 1940-1965 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 2198, Underwood and Underwood (Photography Studio). The Latter Day Saint's Tour from Palmyra, New York to Salt Lake City 1904 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Goff, Marinda, 1860-1902. Marinda Goff autograph book from the Utah Territorial Penitentiary, circa 1886-1900, bulk 1886-1887. Brigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf MS 2704, Snow, Lorenzo 1814-1901. Lorenzo Snow genealogical papers 1878-1925 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 2642, Savage, Charles Roscoe photographer 1832-1909. Lorenzo Snow portrait collection circa 1865-1900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Taylor, John, 1808-1887. Report on claims of the Church against the estate of Brigham Young, 1878, April 10. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Richards, Franklin Snyder, 1849-1934. Letterbook, 1886-1890. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn CR 306 70, Salt Lake Temple. Workers' meeting minutes 1893-1904, 1908 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Home missionary meeting minutes, 1877 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Edward H. Holt papers, 1899-1938 L. Tom Perry Special CollectionsUniversity Archives
referencedIn PH 4625, Savage, Charles Roscoe photographer 1832-1909. Views of General Authorities circa 1860-1888 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 4427, Sarony & Major, lithographer. Pack family photograph album circa 1860s-1900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 1558, Richards family. Richards family papers 1965 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 4326, Pan American Publishing Co. Church history tour circa 1906 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 1284, Richards, Levi 1799-1876. Levi Richards papers 1837-1867 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn MS 14572, Lyman, Lorenzo Snow 1851-1927. Lorenzo S. Lyman collection 1853-1964 (bulk 1853-1938) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Smith family. George Albert Smith family papers, 1731-1969. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library
creatorOf Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901. Letter, 1881. American Primers
creatorOf Lorenzo Snow letter, 1886 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn David Kent Jacobs collection on Mormon films, 1955-1988 L. Tom Perry Special CollectionsUniversity Archives
creatorOf MS 24502, Ashworth, Brent Ferrin 1949-. Brent F. Ashworth collection 1817-1993 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
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associatedWith Cannon, Abraham Hoaglund, 1859-1896. person
associatedWith Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 person
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associatedWith Challis, Arthur Thomas 1925-2001 person
associatedWith Christensen, George, 1866- person
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associatedWith Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. School of the Prophets. corporateBody
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associatedWith Compton, Alma Walter photographer 1856-1931 person
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associatedWith Crow, Maria Burrows 1870-1950 person
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associatedWith Richards, Franklin Snyder, 1849-1934. person
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associatedWith Saltair Beach Company corporateBody
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associatedWith Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909. person
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associatedWith Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875. person
associatedWith Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1838-1918. person
associatedWith Snow, Eleanor, 1831-1896. person
associatedWith Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887. person
associatedWith Snow family. family
associatedWith Snow, Harriet A., 1819-1890. person
associatedWith Snow, Leroi, 1876-1962. person
associatedWith Snow, Mabelle, 1879-1962. person
associatedWith Snow, Minnie Jensen, 1855-1908. person
associatedWith Snow, Oliver. person
associatedWith Snow, Phoebe Woodruff, 1842-1919. person
associatedWith Taylor, John, 1808-1887. person
associatedWith Teasdale, George 1831-1907 person
associatedWith Tenney, Ammon M., 1844-1925. person
associatedWith Torres, Norlyn Snow Tracy 1922-2011 person
associatedWith Udall, David King 1851-1938 person
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associatedWith Utah Territory Legislative Assembly corporateBody
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associatedWith Whitaker, John Mills, 1863-1960. person
associatedWith Whitney, Orson Ferguson 1855-1931 person
associatedWith Wilson, Lycurgus Arnold 1856-1940 person
associatedWith Winter, Arthur 1864-1940 person
associatedWith Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898. person
associatedWith Young, Brigham, 1801-1877. person
associatedWith Young, John Ray, 1837-1931. person
associatedWith Young, Joseph Angell, 1834-1875. person
associatedWith Young, Margaret Pierce Whitesides, 1823-1907. person
associatedWith Zion's Cooperative Mercantile Institution 1868-1999 corporateBody
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Birth 1814-04-03

Death 1901-10-10

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