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Parowan (Utah)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

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

Death of faithful veteran : sketch of the life of Elder Daniel Allen

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329747]
Identifier: MSS SC 3082
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten manuscript. The item is a biography of Daniel Allen. He was born on 9 December 1804 in Whitestown, New York, and moved to Chataugua County, New York, in 1807. Daniel Allen married Mary Anne Morris on 6 October 1828. They were baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in June 1832. In 1836, he moved to Kirtland, Ohio, and he later went to the Far West, Missouri, area. He faced the Missouri persecution of Mormons, and he...
Dates: approximately 1920

Short history of my grandfather: Horace Fish and family

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227629653]
Identifier: MSS 5906
Scope and Contents Horace Fish records his family data; his conversion to Mormonism, 1836; his exodus west; the temporary settlement near the Des Moines River in Iowa; mob activities against the Mormons in that area; a settlement near Council Point, Iowa, 1847; his journey across the plains in 1850 in the Milo Andrus Company; his settlement in Centerville, Utah; the settlement in Parowan, Utah, 1853; a fight with the Indians; notes on John Calvin Lazell Smith, first president of the Parowan Stake; the reformation...
Dates: 1941

History of William Adams written by himself January 1894 age 72 years

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329838]
Identifier: MSS SC 3089
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is a 26 page autobiography of William Adams. Adams describes how was born in Ireland on January 8, 1822. He was raised a Protestant but joined the Mormon Church in 1842. He migrated to the United States up the Mississippi River. He settled in Nauvoo, Illinois, where he worked as a stone mason on the Nauvoo Temple. Adams was present at a meeting after the death of Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church. "I heard a voice...
Dates: 1894

Thomas Jefferson Jones autobiography and a biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329713]
Identifier: MSS SC 3100
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. One two-paged item is an autobiography of Jones. The other item is a two-paged biography of Jones by an unknown person at an unknown date. Jones was born on 6 September 1838 in Pittsfield, Illinois. He came to Willard, Utah, and later settled in Panaca, Nevada, and Washington and Parowan, Utah. Jones served as bishop and stake president in the Mormon Church and was prosecuted for polygamy.
Dates: approximately 1912-1920

Brief sketch of the life of Hyrum Lenny

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330737]
Identifier: MSS SC 3103
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is a "brief sketch of the life of Hyrum Lenny, written by his wife and dictated by him July 1933." Hyrum was born in Parowan, Utah, 26 Aug. 1862. He married Mary Margaret Wodbury. He had 11 children, 9 sons and 2 daughters. Hyrum visited relatives, worked in Silver Reef, Utah, moved to St. George, Utah, and held numerous positions with the Mormon Church. An index to the item is included.
Dates: 1933