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Biography of Elizabeth Williams Grant

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2796

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. This item was "narrated by her daughter, Mary Grant Marshall written by camp historian Laura Logie Timpson." Elizabeth Williams was born in Wales in 1838. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1856 with the Bunker handcart company. Elizabeth married David Grant in 1856 and became his fourth wife. She had eight children and lived in American Fork, Utah. She later married Alex McFarland and died in 1919.


  • 1958


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 of Elizabeth Williams Grant must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Marshall was a daughter of Elizabeth Williams Grant and was associated with 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.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Biography of Elizabeth Williams Grant
Rose Frank
10 May 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