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Myron Alma Abbott autobiography

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Identifier: MSS 661
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography of Abbott written in 1917. Includes a description of Abbott's life including his birth in Weber County, and life in Tocquerville and Plymouth, Utah, before moving to Bunkerville, Nevada, in 1877. He describes the stay of the Mormon Apostle, Wilford Woodruff, when he was in Bunkerville while dodging federal officials for polygamy. Also includes Abbott's marriage to Mary Leavitt in 1881 and life in Annabella, Sevier County, Utah, from 1886-1910, where he was involved in...

Story of the underground

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3054
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten account of a time when Wilford Woodruff, later president of the Mormon Church, was avoiding federal marshals in St. George, Utah. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.

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  • Names: Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 X
  • Subject: Polygamy -- Utah -- History -- 19th century X

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