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Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects -- Mormon Church

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Niels Christian Jensen autobiography and day book

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1005
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten autobiography and a day book. Jensen writes about his life in Denmark including his participation in the war with Prussia in 1864. Jensen also relates his migration to the United States; his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; his settling in Manti and Richmond, Utah; and his later move to the Rexburg, Idaho, area.

Dates: 1876-1927

John Nielsen personal history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230311778]
Identifier: MSS SC 1469
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed transcript of a personal history. Nielsen describes his life growing up in Denmark, his family's emigration to America, and his experiences and hardships after arriving in Utah.

Dates: 1948

William L. Watkins biographical sketches

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233212]
Identifier: MSS SC 60
Scope and Contents

Typescript (plus carbon copy) of an autobiography written by Watkins which gives a life history from his birth until his arrival in Utah in 1852. Also includes a typewritten biography of Watkins from 1852 to his death, written by his daughter, Aurilla Watkins Whipple. Also includes a typescript of Watkins' certificate of United States citizenship and a letter from the donor.

Dates: 1827-1911