Mormons -- Biography
Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopies of typewritten biographies of family members. Persons in the Andrus family joined the Mormon Church, migrated to Utah, and settled in various areas. The dates of the composition of these items are uncertain.
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography of Peter Beck. The author of the item is unknown. Peter Beck was born in Denmark in 1850 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when he was eight years old. He migrated to Utah in 1862. Included are some comments by Beck relating to his journey to Utah. Beck became a rancher and farmer and settled in American Fork, Utah. He married two women, had 17 children, and died in 1927.
Shares memories of his childhood in Salt Lake City, Utah; Latter-day Saint mission in Hawaii, 1941-1944; marriage; service in the U.S. Navy during World War II; and work at Brigham Young University Print Services, 1968-1983. The history was recorded by the author's daughter, Lani Bernards Braithwaite.
Typewritten biographies and an autobiography. The items relate incidents in the lives of various family members. The autobiography is by Tamma Durfee Miner who writes about her conversion to the Mormon Church; experiences as a Mormon in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois; migration to Utah; and settling in Springville, Utah.
Collection consists of biographies and remembrances of Farnes family members. There are pages missing from the stories. Materials date from between approximately 1945 and 1975.