John Pidding Jones autobiography and diary
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Jones writes about his early years in England and tells about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1847. He later served as a branch president for the Mormon Church in England. He writes about his migration to Utah by way of New Orleans, Louisiana, and St. Louis, Missouri. He tells about settling in Nephi, Utah, and about later living in Cedar City, Utah. He also writes about his numerous positions in the Mormon Church and about family matters. He also tells about serving time in jail for polygamy.
- Jones, John Pidding, 1819-1890 (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
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 John Pidding Jones autobiography and diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
1 item (118 p.)
These items were photocopied from reel 6 of the 920 microfilm collection in 2001.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of John Pidding Jones autobiography and diary
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- Rose Frank
- 18 February 2011
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.