Heber Robert McBride autobiography
Scope and Contents
Handwritten autobiography and a photocopy of the item. McBride was born in England, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his parents in 1856, and migrated to Utah. McBride writes about migrating to Utah in the ill-fated handcart company led by Edward Martin. He tells about the hardships he and his family faced. "We used to pray that we might die to get out of our misery." In Utah, McBride lived in Ogden, Provo, and Huntsville. He served as a scout during the Black Hawk War against the Ute Indians.
- McBride, Heber Robert (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and pioneer to Utah.
1 item ((83 pages) ) : 1 photocopy.
Language of Materials
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872
- Edward Martin Emigrating Company -- History
- Huntsville (Utah) -- History -- Sources
- Immigration and American Expansion
- McBride, Heber Robert
- Mormon handcart companies
- Mormons -- Utah -- Huntsville -- History -- Sources
- Mormons -- Utah -- Ogden -- History
- Mormons -- Utah -- Provo -- History
- Ogden (Utah) -- History
- Provo (Utah) -- History
- Ute Indians -- History
- Register of Heber Robert McBride autobiography
- Rose Frank
- 1 June 2011
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.