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History of the life of Thomas Ephraim Thornton

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2473

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Thomas Ephraim Thornton was born in Canada in 1835. His family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1837. The family later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois. He migrated to Utah in 1852 and married Priscilla Covington in 1856. They had 11 children. He resided in American Fork, Utah, where he died in 1918.


  • 1935


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

Hansen was a writer of family histories and was the granddaughter of Thomas Ephraim Thornton.


1 item (4 pages)

Custodial History

This item was photocopied from reel 51 of the 920 microfilm collection.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Register of History of the life of Thomas Ephraim Thornton
Rose Frank
1 April 2011
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
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