William James Frazier McAllister autobiography
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of William McAllister, who was born in Delaware in 1845. McAllister writes about his father who served in the Methodist and Episcopal Churches. McAllister's father and the rest of his family were converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1860. McAllister migrated to Utah in 1861 but returned to help other pioneers to come to Utah. He served as a cavalryman in Utah's Black Hawk War and settled in St. George, Utah, in 1867. He married Eleanor Jackson Adams in 1869. He served as a missionary for his faith to the Zuni Indians of Arizona and later settled in Kanab, Utah. He later took a second wife.
- approximately 1885
- McAllister, William James Frazier (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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1 item (7 p.)(0.03 linear ft.)
This item was photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872
- Home and Family
- Kanab (Utah) -- History
- Latter Day Saint pioneers
- Latter Day Saints -- Arizona -- History
- Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- History
- McAllister, William James Frazier
- Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Saint George (Utah) -- History
- Social Life and Customs
- Zuni Indians -- History
- Register of William James Frazier McAllister autobiography
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- Benjamin Sipes
- 2011 February 22
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.