Pioneers -- Utah -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338656]
Identifier: MSS 40
Overview The collection contains a typewritten copy of a diary kept from 30 July to 12 August of 1857. Anderson writes about a company of Mormons travelling from Carson Valley, Nevada to Salt Lake City, Utah. He tells about Indian troubles and about the miles travelled every day.
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325497]
Identifier: MSS SC 2641
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiography. Jenkins writes about his family joining the Mormon Church in England, their migration to Mosquito Creek, Iowa, where they lived for eleven years. Jenkins migrated to Farmington, Utah. He participated in the "Morrisite War" of 1862, helped other Mormons come to Utah, was married to three women, hid from federal officials who pursued him for "unlawful cohabitation," and served five months in jail on a charge of polygamy.
Dates: approximately 1930