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Brown, James, 1801-1863



  • Existence: 1801 - 1863

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Diary on Mormon overland travel

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233641742]
Identifier: MSS 8296
Scope and Contents

Transcription of a diary by an unidentified Mormon pioneer describing an overland journey from Missouri to Utah. Author may have been part of the James Brown Company, and includes mention of a Danish company that may be the Hans Peter Olsen Company. Journal is dated June-September 1854. Transcription is dated 1990. Includes a copy of Emily Christiansen's original transcription dated 1960.

Dates: 1854 June-September

Personal histories and life sketches of ancestors of Vera Price

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232480456]
Identifier: MSS 1560
Scope and Contents These manuscripts are biographies and autobiographies of ancesters of Vera Price. These individuals include Lewis Dunbar Wilson Jr. and Sr., John Lingren (autobiography), and James Brown (by Gladys Brown White). Most of the biographies are short (several pages) typescripts. There are biographies of 17 members of the Wilson family, 4 of the Price family, 3 of the Hunt family, and 2 of the Walton family. These individuals were Mormons, most of whom lived in Idaho. James Brown was a member...
Dates: approximately 1890-1978

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Correspondence 1
Diaries 1
Idaho -- History 1
Immigration and American Expansion 1
Latter Day Saints -- Idaho -- Biography 1