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Hyde family biographies

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 897

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies of typewritten manuscripts. It includes the bound diary of William Hyde (1818-1874) and biographies of Rosel Hyde (1816-1903) and Heman Hyde (1788-1869). Also within the collection are Hyde family genealogies.

William Hyde joined the Mormon Church in 1834, served in the "Mormon Battalion," came first to Utah in 1847, had three wives, and settled in Hyde Park, Utah where he served as the Mormon bishop. Rosel Hyde came to Utah in 1849, had two wives, served in a bishopric and as a patriarch for the Mormon Church, and settled in Kaysville, Utah. Heman Hyde was a Mormon pioneer who settled in Salt Lake City, Utah and had three wives.


  • 1970-1975

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical History

The Hyde family were Mormons who lived in Ohio, Missouri, Illinois, and finally settled in Utah.


3 folders (0.24 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Hyde family biographies
Morgan Crockett
2010 July 22
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
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