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Stowell, William Rufus Rogers, 1822-1901

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1822-1901

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Biography of William Rufus Rogers Stowell

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 506
Abstract Includes typewritten and handwritten biographies of William Rufus Rogers Stowell. Also included are typed excerpts from the biography and photocopies of an account of Stowell's death handwritten by his grandson, Earl Stowell. William Stowell was a convert to the Mormon Church. He lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1852, served in the Utah Militia during the Utah Expedition, served on missions for the Mormon Church, and went to Mexico to avoid prosecution for polygamy.
Dates: approximately 1893-1950

Collection on Utah Expedition

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2379
Scope and Contents The collection contains the original and typescript of "The Echo Canon War," probably written by William Stowell, and a typed document regarding the Weber Military District and the Utah War, beginning with Chapter 3 [no author].
Dates: 1857-1858