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Interesting incidents from the life of William Wilcock

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3083

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten manuscript. The item is a biography of William Wilcock "as Related by Simon A. Matheson of Parowan And As Samuel Wilcock Remembers His Father." William was born in Ince, England, on 10 October 1830. He was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on 22 September 1857. He migrated to the United States in 1857 and to Parowan, Utah, in 1859. He was a member of the Parowan choir. He married Elizabeth Sharp on 5 November 1851. She died in 1867. He also married Elizabeth Brown in 1857. He was a machinest and mechanic and worked in numerous factories. He worked on many kinds of machinery including boilers.


  • approximately 1930


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 Interesting incidents from the life of William Wilcock must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 folder (0.02 linear ft.) : 4 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.


Formerly in film call number: 920 no. 1.

Register of Interesting incidents from the life of William Wilcock
Garrett Schroath
2011 February 18
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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