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Biography of John Pearson

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 571

Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of John Pearson and his wife, Mary Ann Potts Pearson. John Pearson was born in England in 1822, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Utah in 1853. He later settled in Logan, Utah, where he worked as a farmer. He died in 1914. Mary Ann Potts was born in England in 1831, married John Pearson in 1856, had eight daughters by him, and died in 1905.


  • approximately 1950


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

Biographical History

Writer of family histories. This item was written for the Eliza R. Snow Camp of the Cache County Daughters of Utah Pioneers from information provided by Martha Pearson Tarbet and Heber George Morrell.


1 item (4 pages)


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Biography of John Pearson
Andrea Wyss
2011 March 24
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