Fanny Alger, the first plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. : a preliminary genealogical report, after 1986

Tinney, Thomas Milton, 1941-

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1 photocopy of typescript, 32 pages.
Photocopy of Thomas Tinney's genealogical report on the family of Fanny Alger, including an extensive bibliography of secondary resources used for Tinney's research. He is particularly critical of negative articles on Joseph Smith's plural wives by Fawn M. Brodie. The report includes an examination of the differences between legal wives and "spiritual" wives, including posthumous marriages. Also includes brief biographies of Samuel and Clarissa Hancock Alger and Clarissa Alger Whitney.
Thomas Milton Tinney was born on August 10, 1941, in Ohio. He is a professional genealogist who has been featured in Marquis Who's Who in the West (1998 and 1999) and Who's Who in America (2000-2004). His research papers form part of the Joseph Smith, Jr. Collection at the University of Utah, and a collection of his papers is located at the Utah State Historical Society.
Photocopy of Thomas Tinney's genealogical report on the family of Fanny Alger, including an extensive bibliography of secondary resources used for Tinney's research. He is particularly critical of negative articles on Joseph Smith's plural wives by Fawn M. Brodie. The report includes an examination of the differences between legal wives and "spiritual" wives, including posthumous marriages. Also includes brief biographies of Samuel and Clarissa Hancock Alger and Clarissa Alger Whitney.
Hancock Alger and Alger Whitney biographies originally presented by Ilene Hanks Kingsbury, December 25, 1954.
FAC 1770. The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA.
Forms part of the Manuscripts Department's Mormon file, c.1805-1995.

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