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Kingsbury, Ilene Hanks


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

New Samuel Whitney biography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5908
Scope and Contents

A biography about the origin of Whitney's name, his poetry-writing blacksmith father, his talents with breeding chickens and bee-keeping, his marriage, his mission to the Southern States and his love for his grandchildren. 6 typed pages with 1 page handwritten notes.

Dates: 1940

History of Sarah Elizabeth Gurr Whitney

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329788]
Identifier: MSS SC 3086
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten document. The item is a biography of Sarah Elizabeth Gurr Whitney. Sarah's earliest memories were when she was on board the Janiford, a ship sailing from Sidney, Australia, to San Francisco, California. The journey took 103 days. She came with the "Australian Company" to Parowan, Utah, late in 1857. "Sarah E. Gurr was born in Sidney Australia, February 13, 1855 and was only two years old when she arrived in Parowan, Utah." At age fourteen "she...
Dates: 1940

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