Subject Source: Cclanarrow
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329689]
Identifier: MSS SC 3096
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of Ann Prior Jarvis. Ann was born in England and joined the Mormon Church in 1848. Ann writes about an experience in which her daughter lived when she was expected to die. The doctor "came in the parlour as usual and he spoke very low and said: 'She is gone,' then I said, 'Yes sir, she is gone--into the kitchen.' He went with me into the kitchen. I know the change was so great he was frightened." She migrated...
Dates: approximately 1885
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326925]
Identifier: MSS SC 2697
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. The autobiography was written in 1884 and tells of Jarvis' early life in England, her migration to Utah, and her move to St. George. Jarvis' diary covers the years 1884 to 1898. There are many gaps. She writes about the weather and her daily activities. Also included are patriarchal blessings of family members dating from 1875 to 1881. Most of them were given by William G. Perkins.