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Hendricks, Alvira Lavona Smith



  • Existence: 1831 - 1921

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Alvira Lavona Smith Hendricks statement

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336262]
Identifier: MSS 470
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten statement with a typewritten transcript. The item was dictated when Hendricks was 89 years old. She was present at the Haun's Mill Massacre in 1838 and tells how her mother treated her twin brother, Alma, who had been seriously wounded there. She also mentions hearing Joseph Smith, first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, speak.

Dates: 1919