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William Adams autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 569
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography with a typescript of the item. Adams came from Ireland, migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, and later to Salt Lake Valley, Utah. He also lived in Springville, Spanish Fork, Parowan, and Cedar City, Utah. Adams writes about Jacob Hamblin's efforts to convert Indians, the preparations to meet the United States Army coming to Utah in 1857 and 1858, going on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and meeting Emma Hales Smith, the wife of the first...
Dates: 1894

Andrew Jackson Allen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3213
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript of an autobiography and diary. Allen writes about his youth in Kentucky and move to Missouri after he joined the Mormon Church. He later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and joined the Mormon exodus to Utah in 1847. He tells about the hardships of early settlement in Salt Lake City, Utah. His diary starts in 1857. It has many gaps and entries were often months apart. He writes about the "Utah War;" his work on the railroad in 1868 and 1869; his...
Dates: 1857-1884

Catherine Ellen Camp Greer anecdotes and reminiscences

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 671
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiography. Greer was born in Dresden, Tennessee, in 1837. After her parents joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she moved with them to Nauvoo, Illinois. She migrated to Utah in 1850 and settled in Bountiful. She later moved to southern Arizona where she lived in Woodruff.
Dates: 1921

Autobiography and poems of George Washington Johnson

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 189
Scope and Contents Collection includes handwritten autobiography, patriarchal blessings, poems, and letters created by Johnson. Also included is a transcription of those materials by his great-great granddaughter. Materials date 1893 and 2000.
Dates: 1893-2000

Jacob G. Bigler autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2757
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography. Bigler writes about his relationship with the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), his life in Nauvoo, Illinois, his migration to Utah, and his life in Nephi, Utah. Bigler served on a mission for the Mormon Church in Ireland and was active in Mormon Church activities in Nephi.
Dates: 1907

Biography of William Rufus Rogers Stowell

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 506
Abstract Includes typewritten and handwritten biographies of William Rufus Rogers Stowell. Also included are typed excerpts from the biography and photocopies of an account of Stowell's death handwritten by his grandson, Earl Stowell. William Stowell was a convert to the Mormon Church. He lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1852, served in the Utah Militia during the Utah Expedition, served on missions for the Mormon Church, and went to Mexico to avoid prosecution for polygamy.
Dates: approximately 1893-1950

Orley Dwight Bliss autobiography and diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 615
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and diary. Account is retrospective until 1864, when Bliss writes short daily entries about his journey from Salt Lake City to Nebraska by ox team to help gather the poor to Utah. On the return trip to Utah, Bliss describes weather conditions, daily camping locations and mileage, encounters with Indian tribes, and more than twenty deaths from cholera. Bliss immigrated to Utah at age 8 and participated in the Utah War. Several pages of family genealogy are included at...
Dates: 1864-1865

The book of life of Hugh Moon

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 751
Scope and Contents Typescript of an autobiography. Moon was born in Lancashire, England, converted to Mormonism with his parents, came to Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1848, moved to St. George, Utah, in 1861, and relocated to Farmington, Utah, in 1866.
Dates: 1869

A copy of the sketch of the life of David Cazier as written by himself dated Nephi, Utah

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 666
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a typewritten autobiography. Cazier was born in Ordham County, Kentucky. His family moved to Illinois in 1841 where he joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1845. He later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, to Council Bluffs, Iowa, and to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1850. He settled at Nephi, Utah, in 1851 and later married polygamously. Cazier also writes about his family life.
Dates: 1913

Benjamin Franklin Cummings diaries and an autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 164
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries including an autobiography. Cummings' autobiography covers his early life when he lived in Ohio and Navuoo, Illinois, served on a mission to Maine, and left Illinois for Utah. Cummings' diaries tell about his mission to the Indians in Idaho in the "Salmon River Mission," his service during the "Utah Expedition" of 1857-1858, his various encounters with Indians, his mission to Iowa in 1878 and 1879, and his life in Ogden and Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included is a...
Dates: 1854-1879

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 8
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 8
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 7
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 3
Johnson, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1905 2
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Leany, William, 1815-1891 2
Utah. Militia 2
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 2
Adams, William, 1822-1901 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Allred family 1
Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
Ballantyne, Richard, 1817-1898 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Bliss, Orley Dwight, 1839-1930 1
Cannon family 1
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 1
Cannon, George, 1794-1844 1
Cannon, Georgius Y., 1892-1987 1
Cazier, David 1
Crockett family 1
Crockett, Rachel M. (Rachel Maretta), 1870-1950 1
Cummings, Benjamin Franklin 1
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 1
Duke, Jonathan Oldham, 1807-1868 1
Edwards, Esaias, 1812-1897 1
Farnsworth, Eliza Lewis 1
Farnsworth, Stephen 1
Gilbert, Eliza L. Farnsworth 1
Greer, Catherine Ellen Camp 1
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 1
Hendricks, Drusilla Dorris 1
Hendricks, James 1
Hillman, Silas, 1820-1876 1
Homer family 1
Homer, Russell K. (Russell King), 1815-1890 1
Homer, William H. (William Harrison),1845-1934 1
Johnson family 1
Johnson, George W. (George Washington), 1823-1900 1
Johnson, Joel H. (Joel Hills) 1
Johnson, Philo 1
Johnson, Sarah Melissa 1
Johnson, Seth 1
Kartchner, Etta, 1881- 1
Kartchner, William Decatur, 1820-1892 1
Lambert, Charles, 1816-1892 1
Lyman, Amasa M. (Amasa Mason), 1813-1877 1
Lyman, Eliza Maria Partridge, 1820-1886 1
Mace, Wandle, 1809-1890 1
Martineau, James H. (James Henry), 1828-1921 1
Martineau, Susan Ellen Johnson 1
Merrill, Albert 1
Merrill, Clarance 1
Moon, Hugh, 1815-1870 1
Munson, Eliza Mariah A., 1848- 1
Murdock, John, 1792-1871 1
Neibaur (Family : Neibaur, Alexander, 1808-1883) 1
Neibaur, Alexander, 1808-1883 1
Noble, Joseph Bates, 1810-1900 1
Ott, James A. 1
Pettigrew, David, 1791-1863 1
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 1
School of the Prophets 1
Smith, Albert, 1804-1892 1
Smith, Azariah, 1826-1912 1
Smith, Elias, 1804-1888 1
Smith, Emma Hale 1
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 1
Smith, Job, 1828-1913 1
Smith, John L. (John Lyman), 1828-1898 1
Smith, John, 1781-1854 1
Sonne, Conway B. (Conway Ballantyne), 1917 1
Spilsbury, George, 1823-1919 1
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 1
Steele family 1
Steele, John, 1821-1903 1
Stowell, William Rufus Rogers, 1822-1901 1
Terry, James Parshall, 1830-1918 1
Utah. Legislature 1
Westover, Eliza, 1829- 1
Whipple, Edson, 1805-1894 1
Widtsoe, Rose H. (Rose Homer), 1878-1944 1
Wilhelm, Clarissa Harden, 1820-1901 1
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 1
Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 1
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