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Jesse Smith Decker family history

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4226

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript of a book co-written by Jesse Smith and Helen Ellsworth Decker entitled, Remember Who You Are: A Brief History of the Ancestors, Lives, and Family of Louis Addison and Achsah May Hatch Decker. 205 pages, including pedigree charts, histories, photographs, and family songs and poetry, published in 1985.


  • 1985


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Jesse Smith Decker family history must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Jesse Smith Decker (1908-) was married to Helen Ellsworth. Together they had one child.

Jesse Smith Decker was born April 10, 1908, the only child of Louis Addison and Achsah Mae (or May) Hatch Decker of Taylor, Arizona. He married Helen Ellsworth (December 3, 1909), only daughter of German Edgar and Mary Rachael Smith Ellsworth of Chicago, in Salt Lake City, Utah, on September 1, 1933. One child, Carolyn Mae Decker, was born to the couple on November 12, 1940, in Mesa Arizona.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



A book about the ancestors of Louis Addison and Achsah May Hatch Decker, written by Jesse Smith Decker in 1985.

Custodial History note

Donated by Richard G. Ellsworth in 1987.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Richard G. Ellsworth; 1987.

Appraisal note

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Processing Information note

Processed; Amanda Clark; 2 August 2007.

Register of Jesse Smith Decker family history
Amanda Clark and Karen Glenn, student processors; John M. Murphy, curator
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States