Peter and Mary Johnson Shumway family history

Peter and Mary Johnson Shumway family history

Dates: 1976

A family history of the Peter and Mary Johnson Shumway family, compiled by Ruth Shumway Robinson and Gary Lee Shumway, including oral history interviews conducted between 1970 and 1976, many on the subject of Blanding, Utah. In addition it contains many photocopied pictures and documents as well as biographical sketches and compiled lineages. Bound manuscript, 339 pages.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.15 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Robinson, Ruth Shumway. -- Shumway, Gary L.
  • Call Number: MSS 6709
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Ruth Shumway Robinson and Gary Lee Shumway family history must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 6709; Ruth Shumway Robinson and Gary Lee Shumway family history; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6709, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased in 1987 from Gary Shumway.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; 1987; Gary Shumway.
Subject Terms
Shumway family--Genealogy; Shumway, Mary Johnson; Shumway, Peter; Blanding (Utah)--History; Material Types; Oral Histories
Genre / Form
Family histories; Manuscripts
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 23 January 2009.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Shumway (Peter) and Shumway (Mary Johnson) family history
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn, student processor; John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-27T04:15-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Ruth Shumway Robinson was born 14 March 1900 in Fruitland, New Mexico, to Peter Minnerly and Mary Elizabeth Johnson Shumway. She married Paul Asbury Robinson on 29 September 1921 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She had three children. Ruth died 9 July 1993 in Napa, California.

Biographical History

Gary Lee Shumway was born 21 January 1930 in Blanding, San Juan, Utah. He married Sandra Jean Butler on 26 May 1961 in Manti, Sanpete, Utah. He has four children.

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