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Smith, Maria Elizabeth Bushman, 1869-1953



  • Existence: 1869 - 1953

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

A brief sketch of the pioneer life of Lois A. Smith Bushman

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305432]
Identifier: MSS SC 792
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Although intended to be a biographical sketch of Lois Bushman, manuscript includes a great deal of information about her husband, John, and the author as well. Covers the conversion of Lois's family to the Mormon Church in 1844; their trek across the plains to Utah; their subsequent move to establish Mormon settlements in eastern Arizona in 1876; and life on the Utah and Arizona frontier.

Dates: 1937

Silas Derryfield Smith papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233527]
Identifier: MSS SC 21
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten autobiographies telling of Smith's youth in Snowflake, Arizona, marriages, labors as a missionary in Colorado, endeavors in Arizona and Utah, genealogical data and information about his father, Jesse N. Smith. Also includes a handwritten biography of his mother, Emma Seraphine West Smith, and two handwritten historical articles, one describing the building of the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad in New Mexico, and the other relating Indian stories.

Dates: 1937-1954

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Apache Indians 1
Arizona 1
Biographies 1
City and Town Life 1
Expeditions and Adventure 1