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Ebenezer Beesley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1745
Scope and Contents Mormon hymn books, musical scores, newspaper clippings, a short autobiography, a biography, and letters. Also included is a photostat copy of a handwritten list of passangers on the William Tapscott in 1859. The Mormons on the ship later formed the George Rowley handcart company which emigrated to Utah in 1859. Also included is a typescript of a diary by an unnamed person describing the journey to Utah with the Rowley company. This is transcription from the Journal History of the Church...
Dates: 1863-1950

Biography of Margaret Cunningham Binnall

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2761
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. This copy is very dark and difficult to read. Margaret Cunningham Binnall was born in 1845 in Scotland. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1856 with the ill-fated Willie handcart company. She settled in American Fork, Utah, and died in 1921.
Dates: 1958

Biography : Mary Stoddard Mott

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2549
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Mary Stoddard was born in England in 1845 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1852. She migrated to Utah in 1856 with the Edward Ellsworth handcart company. She settled in American Fork, Utah, and married Stephen Mott in 1862. She died in 1916.
Dates: approximately 1940

Biography of Caroline Hansen Adams : came to Utah in 1861

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2508
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Caroline Hansen was born in Denmark in 1849, and her family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They tried to migrate to Utah by handcart in 1857 but could not make the entire journey. They stayed near Council Bluffs, Iowa, for four years and came to Utah in 1861. She fixed meals for the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young, and later settled in American Fork. She married Jos. Adams and died in...
Dates: 1940

Biography of George Rowley and wife Ann Brown : pioneers of Thornhill, Yorkshire, England, he came to Utah in 1855 and again in 1859

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2493
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. George Rowley was born in 1827 in England and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1847. Ann Brown was born in 1828 in England and joined the same church in 1844. He came to Utah in 1855 but returned to England in 1857, going east with a handcart company. He returned to Utah in 1859 with his family and settled in American Fork. Ann died in 1905, and George died in 1908.
Dates: 1939

Biography of Mary Bathgate Shelley

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2569
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Mary Bathgate was born in 1798 in Scotland. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1856 in Dan McArthur's handcart company. She married James Boyonton Shelley in 1856 and lived in American Fork, Utah. She wrote poetry and died in 1884.
Dates: approximately 1940

William Butler autobiographies and letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 863
Scope and Contents This collection consists of autobiographies and personal letters. Included are four personal histories of varying lengths. Butler described his visions, business matters, family relationships, church assignments, missions served, and recounted many colorful experiences including hunting down and killing the murderer of one of his children. The letters were written by William Butler and his first wife, Emma Harvey, to their Henry Harvey Butler in 1891-2 while Henry was serving on a mission to...
Dates: 1850-1905

Thomas Waters Cropper autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 654
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Some of the item is in Cropper's own hand. The rest was dictated to his daughters. Cropper was born in Texas, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Utah in 1856. One fourth of the original party turned back in 1853 when they heard of the Mormon doctrine of polygamy. He describes the immigrant group killed by Mormons at Mountain Meadows in 1857. Cropper lived in Fillmore, Utah, and later moved to Deseret, Utah. He...
Dates: 1926

Biographical sketch of George Cunningham

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3288
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Loveless writes about the live of George Cunningham. Cunningham was born in 1840 in England an later joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his parents. He migrated to Utah in 1856 with the James Willie handcart company. Most of the biography is Cunningham's account of the miseries of the trek in the handcart company, written when he was 30 years old. Cunningham settled in American Fork, Utah, and was a...
Dates: 1870-1930

Biography of Grace Mary Wrigley Cunningham

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2791
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Grace Mary Wrigley was born in England in 1842 and died in American Fork, Utah, in 1930. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, migrated to Utah in 1852, married George Cunningham in 1863, lived in American Fork, Utah, and had 13 children. James Cunningham was born in England in 1840 and migrated to Utah with the Willie handcart company in 1856. At one point, he helped bury 15 people in one grave...
Dates: 1955

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Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 6
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 3
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 2
Adams, Caroline Hansen, 1849-1934 1
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Adams, Mary Bathgate Logan, 1844-1901 1
Beesley, Ebenezer, 1840-1906 1
Binnall, Margaret Cunningham 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Cropper, Thomas Waters 1
Cunningham, George 1
Cunningham, Grace Mary Wrigley 1
Cunningham, James 1
Cunningham, Pearl R. 1
Cutler, Thomas R. 1
Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company 1
Durham, Alfred M. 1
Durham, Caroline Mortensen, 1850-1915 1
Durham, Thomas, 1828-1909 1
Dusenberry, Warren N. (Warren Newton), 1836-1915 1
Grant, Elizabeth Williams 1
Hansen, Inger Mortensen 1
Hansen, Martin 1
Housley, George F. (George Fredrick), 1836-1915 1
Jensen, Naomi Asay Anderson 1
Johnson, Caroline Maria 1
Johnson, John Joseph 1
Johnson, Metta 1
Jones, Albert Stephen, 1871-1962 1
Jones, Albert, 1839-1925 1
Jones, Julia, 1847-1924 1
Jones, Lydia Elizabeth, 1837-1874 1
Jones, Samuel Stephen, 1837-1923 1
Jones, Samuel, 1783-1858 1
Jones, Sarah, 1801-1867 1
Loveless, Pearl 1
Marshall, Mary Grant 1
McBride, Ether E. (Ether Enos) 1
McBride, Heber Robert 1
McGregor, Isabelle Durham, 1875- 1
Meeks, Nancy Jane McCleve 1
Meeks, Priddy, 1795-1886 1
Mott, Albert S. 1
Mott, Mary Stoddard, 1845-1916 1
Nuttall, L. John (Leonard John) 1
Okey, Cynthia Adams 1
Penrod, Rose 1
Racker, Dot Adams 1
Robinson, Beulah Adams 1
Robinson, William Walker, 1833-1923 1
Rowley, Ann Brown, 1828-1905 1
Rowley, George, 1827-1908 1
Savage, Levi, 1820-1910 1
Shelley, Mary Bathgate, 1798-1884 1
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 1
Simons, Fanny Z. (Fanny Zundel), 1842-1916 1
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 1
Smith, Lot 1
Utah. Militia 1
William Tapscott (Ship) 1
Zundel, John 1
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