Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of George Frederick Jarvis, who was born on 16 June 1847 in Stepney, England. The item was written in the third person. Jarvis migrated to the United States with his family and came to Utah in 1860. He had problems with his feet while walking to Utah. He lived in Salt Lake City until 1861 when his family moved to St. George, Utah. He participated in military actions against Indians, married Eleanor Cannon on 7 October 1872, worked at various occupations, served on a mission for the Mormon Church in Great Britain from 1888-1890, was tried for polygamy, and held many positions for the Mormon Church. Also included are parts of a diary kept by Jarvis.
- approximately 1920
- Jarvis, George Frederick (Person)
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Materials are in English.
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Jarvis was a Mormon pioneer and resident of St. George, Utah.
This item was photocopied from reel 1 of the 920 microfilm collection.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872
- Home and Family
- Mormon Church -- Missions -- Great Britain
- Mormon missionaries -- Great Britain
- Mormon pioneers
- Mormons -- England
- Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Saint George (Utah)
- Salt Lake City (Utah)
- Social Life and Customs
- Register of George Frederick Jarvis life sketch
- Amy Perez
- 2011 February 22
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