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Amundsen, Andrew, 1849-1927



  • Existence: 1849 - 1927

Biographical History

Andrew Amundsen (1849-1927) was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Norway.

Andrew Amundsen journal, 1873

FamilySearch, 19 June 2009 : (Andrew Amundsen; b. 17 May 1849; d. 11 Mar 1927)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Amundsen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326420]
Identifier: MSS SC 2845
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography and of a diary. Amundsen writes about his early life, conversion to the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah, his missions for the Mormon Church in Arizona and Norway, and his life in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: 1882-1883

Andrew Amundsen journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305267]
Identifier: MSS SC 786
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Author describes the trip from the Lehi, Utah, area in company with his fellow missionaries to Moencopi, Arizona, where the group farmed, lived among the Indians, learned their language, and taught them about the Mormon Church. Amundsen also records his impressions of the Indians as a people and gives a day-by-day account of the Mormons' relations with them, as well as providing descriptions of various sites the group explored for potential settlement by Mormon...
Dates: 1873

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