Hosea Stout collection, 1847-1937.


Stout, Hosea, 1810-1889. Hosea Stout collection, 1847-1937.

Hosea Stout collection, 1847-1937.

This collection contains both letters written to and from Hosea Stout. Also includes photographs of family members, places, and formals portraits.

2 boxes (1 linear feet)

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Stout, Alvira Wilson

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Hosea Stout (1810-1889) was a Mormon pioneer. Hosea Stout was born September 18, 1810 in Kentucky. He was separated from his family for almost four years because of poverty and spent the time with the Shakers. After reuniting with his family, Hosea readjusted himself to his family life until his mother died when he was fourteen years old. At that time, he went away to work, doing odd jobs for nearby farmers. From here he was called to join a volunteer company to fight in...

Stout, Hosea, 1810-1889

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Hosea Stout, one of the most prolific Mormon diarists, was born on September 18, 1810, in Mercer County, Kentucky. He attended a Shaker school from 1814-1818 before his family moved to Ohio and later Indiana. While living in Illinois in 1832 Stout heard the preaching of Charles C. Rich and became interested in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1837 he moved to Caldwell County, Missouri, and was baptized into the Mormon Church in 1838. That same year he married Surmantha Pack, s...