Benson, Ezra T. (Ezra Taft), 1811-1869

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Kenney is a Mormon author and historian.

From the guide to the Scott G. Kenney research materials, 1820-1984, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Mormon apostle, polygymist, and territorial legislator who arrived in Utah with the pioneer company of 1847.

From the description of Receipt, 1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391885

From the guide to the Ezra Taft Benson receipt, 1853, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Ezra Taft Benson was born on 22 February 1811 in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He married Pamelia Andrus in 1831 and nine years later, they were baptized into the LDS Church. He was appointed to the Council of the Twelve Apostles in 1846, served many missions, and presided over the Church in Cache Valley, Utah. His great-grandson, Ezra Taft Benson, served as the thirteenth president of the LDS Church.

From the guide to the Ezra Taft Benson autobiography, 1846, (J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah)

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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 4427, Sarony & Major, lithographer. Pack family photograph album circa 1860s-1900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Everton, Marion Knowles. William Knowles His Ancestors and Decents. Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library
creatorOf Benson, Ezra Taft, 1811-1869. Receipt, 1853. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn MS 18900, Kindt, Walter Heinz Karl 1923-2010. Walter H. Karl Kindt personal histories of German Latter-day Saints 1930; 1945-1947; 2003 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
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
referencedIn Campbell, Eugene E., 1915-1986. L.D.S. Church leadership in Cache Valley / a talk by Dr. Eugene E. Campbell. Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library
creatorOf Benson, Ezra Taft, 1811-1869. Brief history of Ezra Taft Benson. Landmarks of Science Microform Service
referencedIn PH 6873, Wells, Junius Free 1854-1930. Junius F. Wells photograph collection circa 1870s-1930 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Young, Joseph, 1797-1881. Notes, 1868-1869. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn United States. Works Progress Administration. Utah Section. Biographical sketches, Box 1, A-Bl. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn MS 8777, Angell, Truman Osborn 1810-1887. Truman O. Angell architectural drawings 1851-1867 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn MS 14290, Camp of Israel. Camp of Israel schedules and reports 1845-1849 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn MS 15664, Mendenhall, Rachel Anna Huntington 1874-1948. Rachel A. Huntington Mendenhall collection 1810-1899 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Utah Wool Growers Association papers, 1943-1972 Utah State University. Special Collections and ArchivesManuscript Collection
referencedIn MS 15446, Anderson, Minnie Evaline Egan 1896-1985. Minnie E. Egan Anderson papers 1946-1981 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Campbell, Eugene E. LDS church leadership in Cache Valley. University of New Mexico, Los Alamos, UNM-Los Alamos Library
creatorOf Benson, Ezra Taft, 1811-1869. Letter, 5 Feb 1848. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn MS 3434, Smith, George Albert 1817-1875. Historical record book 1841-1874 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 889, Rich, Charles Coulson 1809-1883. Charles C. Rich collection 1832-1908 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Ezra Taft Benson receipt, 1853 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf MS 829, Lyman, Amasa Mason 1813-1877. Amasa M. Lyman collection 1832-1877 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 1352, Woodruff, Wilford 1807-1898. Wilford Woodruff journals and papers 1828-1898 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
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 PH 1600, Martin, Edward photographer 1818-1882. Edward Martin portraits 1860s Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 100, Cannon, Marsena photographer 1812-1900. Daguerreotype collection circa 1850s-1860s 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 PH 1716, Young, Brigham 1801-1877. Brigham Young photographs circa 1860-1870 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Scott G. Kenney research materials, 1820-1984 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Ezra Taft Benson autobiography, 1846 J. Willard Marriott Library, University of UtahManuscripts Division
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associatedWith Ferris, Benjamin G. person
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associatedWith Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 person
associatedWith Smith, Julina L. (Julina Lambson), 1849-1936 person
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Iowa
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Legislators--Biography
Church government
Mormons--Illinois
Correspondence
Mormons--Biography
Mormon pioneers--Emigration
Politics, Government, and Law
Public Finance
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Mormons
Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Mormon Church--Apostles--Biography
Mormons--Iowa
Religion
Legislators--Utah--Biography
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Birth 1811-02-22

Death 1869-09-03

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