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Myron Alma Abbott autobiography

 File — Box: 1
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...
Dates: 1917

William George Baker: family life stories

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1140
Scope and Contents Typewritten book including genealogical worksheets and family photographs. The item is a biography of William George Baker (1835-1901) and his descendants. William Baker was a convert to the Mormon Church from England and lived in Nephi and Richfield, Utah.He has a large posterity living mostly in Utah and in other Western states. Also included are genealogies of the Baker family.
Dates: 1980

Biography of John and Louise Smith Park

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1000
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of Mary's biography of her parents, but the bulk of the account is autobiographical. Mary tells of coming to Utah in 1847 including incidents en route. She tells of the early settlement of Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah including problems with Indians, crickets and grass hoppers, and the difficult living conditions.
Dates: approximately 1900

A brief history of the life of Frederick Weight by himself

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3200
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript . Weight wrote about his early life in England and his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He migrated to the United States in 1849 and came to Utah in 1851. He settled first in Salt Lake City, Utah, where his wife died in child birth. Weight married Mary Milnes. He wrote about grasshopper troubles in 1854 and about his move to Springville, Utah, in 1856. He worked as a plasterer and a general laborer and faced...
Dates: Approximately 1895

Biographical sketch of William Carter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 528
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography. Also included is a typewritten poem by Johnson. William Carter was a Mormon who lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1847, and lived in Salt Lake City and later in St. George, Utah. He was a polygamist who spent time in the Utah penitentiary for bigamy.
Dates: 1938

Day by day with the Utah pioneers 1847

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2623
Scope and Contents Scapbooks. The materials are newspaper clippings glued into blank pages of a book entitled: "Day by day with the Utah pioneers 1847." The items were originally published in the newspapers the "Salt Lake Tribune" and the "Deseret News." The clippings refer to the migration of 1847 to Utah and the early settling of that state by Mormon pioneers.
Dates: 1934-1935

Samuel Buchanan Frost

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 192
Scope and Contents Handwritten biography of Samuel Buchanan Frost and a typescript of the item. Frost was a convert to the Mormon Church who migrated to Utah and settled in Draper, Utah.
Dates: 1976

Richard Arthur Gardiner autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1520
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a bound and typed autobiography by Richard Arthur Gardiner. He talks about his early life, courtship and marriage, business career, civic contributions, wife's death, and retirement.
Dates: 1979

Biography of John Williams Grant

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2800
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. John Williams Grant was born in Millcreek, Utah, in 1865. Most of the account was taken from Grant's own writings. He herded sheep in Colorado and became involved in a range war between sheep herders and cattlemen. John was shot at several times and was nearly killed. He sold his sheep when he returned to Utah. He later herded sheep once again in southern and central Utah. He lived in American Fork, Utah. John was a member of...
Dates: 1958

Biography of William Henry Grant

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2799
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. William Henry Grant was born in Mill Creek, Salt Lake County, Utah, in 1849. He lived in American Fork, Utah, married Mary Ann Preston in 1879, and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mary and William had no children, but they raised Minnie Brown as their own daughter. He died in 1942.
Dates: 1958

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Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 2
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 2
Abbott, Myron Alma, 1862-1932 1
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 1
Baker family 1