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Death of faithful veteran : sketch of the life of Elder Daniel Allen

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3082

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten manuscript. The item is a biography of Daniel Allen. He was born on 9 December 1804 in Whitestown, New York, and moved to Chataugua County, New York, in 1807. Daniel Allen married Mary Anne Morris on 6 October 1828. They were baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in June 1832. In 1836, he moved to Kirtland, Ohio, and he later went to the Far West, Missouri, area. He faced the Missouri persecution of Mormons, and he later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, where he helped work on numerous projects including the Nauvoo Temple. After the death of his first wife, Allen married Louisa Jane Berry on 22 June 1847 at Winter Quarters, Nebraska. He brought his family to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849. Allen worked as a tanner and married Sarah Whitely in 1854. He later lived in Manti, Pleasant Grove, Provo, Parowan, and Escalante each in Utah. He died in 1892.


  • approximately 1920


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Open for public research.

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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Death of faithful veteran : sketch of the life of Elder Daniel Allen must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : 2 p.

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Custodial History

This item was photocopied from reel 1 of the 920 microfilm collection.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Death of faithful veteran : sketch of the life of Elder Daniel Allen
Amy Perez
2011 February 18
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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