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Mormons -- Utah -- Farmington -- History

 Subject
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John Jenkins autobiography

 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