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Greenwood, William, 1822-1891


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

William Greenwood autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230339126]
Identifier: MSS 2442
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten autobiography and diary. The manuscript was read by Jennie Greenwood, William's grand daugther-in-law, at a meeting of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers in Utah County, Utah. Greenwood writes about his life to the year 1848 and then starts a diary which has many gaps. Greenwood was born in England and later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, with the Mormons. He migrated to Utah in 1847 and was active in many building projects in Salt Lake City. He...
Dates: 1848-1889

William Greenwood papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 39
Scope and Contents

Contains twelve handwritten, signed letters which concern Greenwood's conversion to Mormonism in England, his immigration to the United States, activities in Nauvoo, Illinois, and the 1847 trek to Salt Lake City and American Fork, Utah. Also includes a bound autobiography (plus typescript) written between 1869 and 1884.

Dates: 1847-1884

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American Fork (Utah) -- History 1
Diaries 1
Immigrants -- Utah 1
Latter Day Saint pioneers 1
Latter Day Saints -- England 1