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Biography of John Williams Grant

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2800
Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. John Williams Grant was born in Millcreek, Utah, in 1865. Most of the account was taken from Grant's own writings. He herded sheep in Colorado and became involved in a range war between sheep herders and cattlemen. John was shot at several times and was nearly killed. He sold his sheep when he returned to Utah. He later herded sheep once again in southern and central Utah. He lived in American Fork, Utah. John was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates

  • 1958

Creator

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 Biography of John Williams Grant must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 item (4 pages)

Biographical / Historical

Timpson was Camp Historian, North Utah County Company, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Adams Camp, American Fork, Utah.

Custodial History

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

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Biography of John Williams Grant
Status
completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
10 May 2011
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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