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Mormon converts

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Biographies of ancestors

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233170]
Identifier: MSS SC 53
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies of ancestors of Rawlinson which relate life in numerous Utah communities in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Included is an excerpt from the 1857 diary of James Farmer.

Dates: approximately 1962

Biographies of ancestors

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSSSC53

Biography of father

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233121]
Identifier: MSS SC 73
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographical sketch of John G. Jones which contains accounts of his early life in Wales, his conversion to the Latter-day Saint Church, his immigration to the United States, and his church service in Utah.

Dates: approximately 1900s

Biography of Jacob Kemp Butterfield

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240969]
Identifier: MSS SC 417
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Butterfield, an early Latter-day Saint Church convert, pioneer and Mormon Battalion mamber. Also includes letters from the donor.

Dates: undated

Nils C. Flygare papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197227329429]
Identifier: MSS 1496
Scope and Contents

Includes journals, an autobiography, family genealogy, biographical information, and correspondence and research information from Philip L. Walker. Describes Flygare's personal life, pioneer memories, missionary experiences, LDS Church activities, leadership activities in business and civic activities in Sweden and Utah.

Dates: 1841-1902

Journal of Margaret Pierce Whitesides Young

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233071]
Identifier: MSS SC 68
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a journal which gives accounts of Young's conversion to Mormonism, visits of church leaders, marriage to Brigham Young, exodus west, experiences in Utah and her feelings about women's suffrage and the practice of polygamy.

Dates: approximately 1900-1976

Life history of James Lewis, son of James, son of George

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330711]
Identifier: MSS SC 3106
Scope and Contents Born in Gorhaum, Maine in 1814 to James and Hannah Harding Lewis. Sketch includes the following data; family background in Maine; went to sea for a few years, ended up in Saint Loring, Missouri; conversion to Mormonism, 1841; married Emily Jennson Holman, 1847; called to settle southern Utah, 1850; left Parowan to serve mission to China, 1852; returned from mission, 1854; married Emma Batman, 1877, called to grow cotton in Utah's Dixie; moved to Kanab, 1871; moved to Taylor, Arizona, 1882;...
Dates: undated

Pickett family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1241
Scope and Contents

Letters, poems, legal certificates, and biographies of the Pickett family. The bulk of the collection relates to David W. Rogers (1787-1881), his daughter Susannah (1813-1905), and her first spouse Beneito Sangiovanni.

Dates: 1825-1886

Allen Joseph Stout journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227629612]
Identifier: MSS 5900
Scope and Contents Materials include a photocopy of a typescript of a journal kept by Allen Joseph Stout. Includes a table of contents and index, and begins with an autobiographical sketch written up to 1845, where it turns to more daily entries. Stout writes about his conversion to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Missouri in 1838, his activities in Missouri, the organization of the Danites, the expulsion of the Mormons from Missouri, meeting with Orson Hyde in his disaffected state, his...
Dates: 1845-1889

John Allen Sutton papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230237486]
Identifier: MSS SC 717
Scope and Contents

Two holograph journals, one in 1856 describing his journey from England to Salt Lake City, the other from 1882-1883 containing genealogy and an account of his Latter-day Saint Church mission to England. Also includes a letter (with photocopy) containing short personal history and genealogy, a personal history (with typescript copy), and a letter concerning the provenance of the collection.

Dates: 1856-1898