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Biography of Samuel Bateman

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS128_I4_B1_F8
Image of Biography of Samuel Bateman
Image of Biography of Samuel Bateman


  • approximately 1881


Biographical / Historical

James A. Oliver (1861-1941) was a schoolteacher in Utah. James Albert Oliver was born on July 2, 1861, in South Jordan, Utah to James Oliver and Maria Dalley. He married Emma Mary Ann Holt (1866-1934) on December 14, 1882, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Together they had seven children. He taught school in Bountiful before settling in Provo, Utah. Oliver died in Nephi, Utah, on February 7, 1941.


84 pages ; 28 x 21 cm

Existence and Location of Copies

The original ledger was returned to the owner, Ida Egbert Krugh, after being transcribed in 1945.

Existence and Location of Copies

An edited and annotated edition of this biography by Mark Burkinshaw is available in Folder 4.

General Note

Typescript of a biography of Samuel Bateman, written by James A. Oliver. It was typed by Brigham Young University Library directly from the original ledger where it was recorded, while the original was on loan. The biography is made of several experiences from Bateman's birth in England in 1832 to life in Utah, up to 1881.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States