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Mormon pioneers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 219 Collections and/or Records:

An act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a ferry on Green River

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1903
Scope and Contents Original proclamation endorsed by Willard Richards, W. W. Phelps, and Brigham Young. The document is an act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a ferry on the Green River. The act discusses the fares that would be charged for its use. The document also states the penalty for running unauthorized ferries.
Dates: 1852

James J. Adams autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330075]
Identifier: MSS SC 3040
Scope and Contents Typescript of a autobiography. Adams writes about his birth in Springfield, Illinois, his migration to Utah as a small child, his family's move to Parowan, Utah, and his subsequent life there. The item is "by Luella Adams Dalton" who probably typed and/or edited the manuscript.
Dates: approximately 1910

Albert Jones journals, 1862-1866

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2427 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains two diaries by Jones describing his work for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and about his life in Provo, Utah. The materials date from between 1862 and 1866. Also includes photocopies of the journals.
Dates: 1862-1866

Andrew Jackson Allen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330851]
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

Ellen Hanson Anderson biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313451]
Identifier: MSS SC 1613
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed biography of Ellen Hanson Anderson, who crossed the plains to Utah in 1855 and settled in Mount Pleasant.
Dates: 1952

Andrus family biographies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 188
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten biographies of family members. Persons in the Andrus family joined the Mormon Church, migrated to Utah, and settled in various areas. The dates of the composition of these items are uncertain.
Dates: approximately 1950

Catherine Ellen Camp Greer anecdotes and reminiscences

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232491123]
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

Patience Loader Archer autobiography : photocopy of holograph

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328038]
Identifier: MSS SC 3221
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopy of a handwritten autobiography written by Patience Loader Rozsa Archer. The original autobiography consists of three notebooks: one stationary tablet, and two ledger bound notebooks. The contents deal with her life, experiences, and recollections. The autobiography seems to be taken from diaries, as there is a great deal of detail. It records part of the life of Patience Archer. It tells of her childhood in England, sea voyage to New York, and crossing of...
Dates: 1900

Armstrong family histories

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230243815]
Identifier: MSS SC 594
Scope and Contents Typewritten biographical sketches of Mormon pioneers John Christopher and Mary Kirkbride Armstrong and of their son and daughter-in-law, John Graham and Mary Jane Simkins Armstrong by James V. Armstrong and Marcia Armstrong Jolley. Tells of emigration of John Sr. and wife from England to Utah, of his service as bugler in Parley P. Pratt's Southern Utah Exploration Company, LDS church mission to England and death enroute home. Describes John Graham's work as a stagecoach driver and law...
Dates: Date not identified

James Samuel Page Bowler autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329655]
Identifier: MSS SC 3091
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is a biography of James Samuel Page Bowler written at an unknown date, probably around 1921. Bowler was born in England in 1845 and describes his life as a Mormon in that country. He migrated to Utah in 1880 and settled in Hebron, Utah. He worked as a shoemaker, was elected a justice of the peace, and taught school at Fort Hamblin, Utah. He moved to Parowan, Utah, in 1894 and then to Gunlock, Utah.
Dates: approximately 1921