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Rockville (Utah) -- History

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

James H. Jennings historical sketch

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225523692]
Identifier: MSS SC 3149
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of Jennings written in 1935. Jennings was born in Ohio in 1853 and moved to Utah with his parents in 1856. He went to the Dixie Mission in southern Utah in 1862 and settled at Rockville. He gave his observations on schools, lyceum discussions, and the economic situation in the area. He also presented short sketches of leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints including: Brigham Young; second...
Dates: 1935

James Parshall Terry autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227605539]
Identifier: MSS SC 1698
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and typed autobiography of James P. Terry which includes his experiences with Johnston's Army in 1857.

Dates: 1880-1905

James Parshall Terry journal

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230242023]
Identifier: MSS SC 515
Scope and Contents

Handwritten biographical sketch of Terry's life which describes Mormon difficulties in Missouri, campsites during the exodus west, pioneer life in southern Utah, and Terry's mission to Canada and northeastern U.S., 1887-1888. Also an account of Terry's activities in Echo Canyon during the Utah War, 1857. The journal was written in a watermaster's log which included previous entries.

Dates: 1857-1890