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Biography : Thomas Crooks and son James

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Identifier: MSS 2583
Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Thomas Crooks was born in Scotland, married Agnes Gillispie, and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Thomas and his son, James, fought in the battle of Nauvoo, Illinois. Thomas and James came to Utah in 1850 and settled in American Fork. Thomas was a blacksmith as was James, his son.


  • 1944


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Materials are in English.

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Open for public research.

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1 item (3 pages)

Biographical / Historical

Jones was a writer of family histories, great granddaughter of Thomas Crooks, and historian of Adams Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Utah County, American Fork, Utah.

Custodial History

This item was photocopied from reel 52 of the 920 microfilm collection. SCM 000 298. a2003-115. a3077279.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Register of Biography : Thomas Crooks and son James
Rose Frank
8 April 2011
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Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States