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Biography : John Dickerson

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Identifier: MSS 2586

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. John Dickerson was born in 1827 in England and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1854. He married Rugh Smith and had ten children. He migrated to Utah in 1871 and settled in American Fork. After his first wife died, he married Katie Burgess and had two sons by her. He died in 1891.


  • 1944


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Biography : John Dickerson must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Dean was a writer of family histories, granddaughter of John Dickerson, and a member of Adams Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Utah County, American Fork, Utah.


1 item (2 pages)

Custodial History

This item was photocopied from reel 52 of the 920 microfilm collection. SCM 000 298. a2003-118. a3077659.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Biography : John Dickerson
Rose Frank
8 April 2011
Description rules
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