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Charles Lambert materials

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6021

Scope and Contents note

Includes Charles Lambert’s personal history, family group sheet, and various materials relating to the history of the Cannon family, 1816-1892.


  • 1816-1892


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Charles Lambert materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Charles Lambert (1816-1892) served missions to England and worked on the Nauvoo Temple as a stone-cutter.

Charles Lambert was born on 30 August 1816 in Kirk Deithton, England, to Charles Lambert and Sarah Greaves. Lambert converted to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1843, moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1844, migrated to Utah in 1849, and served missions in England in 1870 and 1882. He also worked on the Nauvoo Temple as a stone-cutter. On 28 November 1844 he married Mary Alice Cannon in Nauvoo, Illinois. Mary Alice was the sister of church apostle George Q. Cannon and Leonora Cannon Taylor, wife of future church president John Taylor. Charles Lambert died on 2 May 1892 in Salt Lake City, Utah.


1 folder (0.03 linear ft.)




Charles Lambert's personal history and various materials related to the Cannon family, 1816-1892.

Custodial History note

Donated in 1989.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; 1989.

Appraisal note

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Related Archival Materials note

MSS 927.

Processing Information note

Processed; Meghan Mathews; 11 November 2007.
Register of Charles Lambert materials
Meghan Mathews and Karen Glenn, student processors and John Murphy, curator
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States