Biographies of William Edward Jones and Mary Jones Jones
Scope and Contents
Gives a brief history of Edward and Mary Jones from the time they lived in Wales to Edward's death in Utah. It includes their conversion to the Mormon Church, their emmigration to the United States, their trek across the plains and settlement in Parowan, Utah. There Edward took on two more wives (Eliza Newman and Sarah Davis). This history relates several experiences of living in a polygamist household. After the United States outlawed polygamy Edward was arrested twice but released both times. He was the father of 27 children.
- approximately 1960
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1 item (14 p.)
Language of Materials
Found in the stacks.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; D'On Empey Moore.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Immigration and American Expansion
- Jones, Eliza Newman
- Jones, Mary Jones
- Jones, Sarah Davis
- Jones, William Edward
- Latter Day Saint churches -- Wales
- Latter Day Saint pioneers
- Latter Day Saint women -- Biography
- Parowan (Utah) -- History
- Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Register of Biographies of William Edward Jones and Mary Jones Jones
- Rose Frank
- 28 February 2011
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.