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Biography : Kezia Keys Durrant

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2531
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Kezia Keys was born in 1844 in England. Her family later joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She migrated to Utah in 1866 and settled in American Fork. She became the third wife of John Durrant in 1867, and she died in 1917.

Dates: 1940

A biography of Alexander Williams

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 459
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography. The year of the composition of the item is unknown. Kimball writes that Williams was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1847, had encounters with the Ute Indians, lived as a polygamist, and converted to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Dates: 1950

Biography of Ebenezer Hunter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2450
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typed biography. Ebenezer Hunter was born in Scotland in 1831. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He migrated to Utah in 1863 and settled in American Fork. He married Agnes Martin, Martha Alice Parker, and Martha Hannas Booth. The biography presents the name and birth date of the children by each marriage. Ebenezer died in 1908.

Dates: approximately 1935

Biography of Henry Mower Sr.

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 886
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photocopy of a typewritten biography of Henry Mower. Mower was a Mormon pioneer who settled in Springville, Utah.

Dates: 1950

Biography of Samuel Kendall Gifford, pioneer of 11 September 1850

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2846
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Samuel Kendall Gifford was born in New York in 1821 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-days Saints. He migrated to Utah in 1850, settled in Washington County, Utah, had four wives, and died in 1907.

Dates: 1955

Biography of William Rufus Rogers Stowell

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 506
Abstract

Includes typewritten and handwritten biographies of William Rufus Rogers Stowell. Also included are typed excerpts from the biography and photocopies of an account of Stowell's death handwritten by his grandson, Earl Stowell. William Stowell was a convert to the Mormon Church. He lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1852, served in the Utah Militia during the Utah Expedition, served on missions for the Mormon Church, and went to Mexico to avoid prosecution for polygamy.

Dates: approximately 1893-1950

John A. Blythe journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 780
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Describes his trip from Salt Lake City to the site of Joseph City and daily life in the United Order in that town. The diary also discusses the author's departure on a supply trip to Salt Lake City and concludes with his arrival in St. George, Utah en route.

A one-page autobiographical sketch entitled "History of John A. Blythe, From his birth to Feb. 3rd, 1876" is also included.

Dates: 1876-1877

Catherine Bowles family histories

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1492
Scope and Contents

Typed, photocopied, and bound genealogical information. The item contains a pedigree chart and family histories of Bowles' ancestors.

Dates: 1978

Henry Green Boyle diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 156
Scope and Contents Contains a handwritten autobiography and diaries related to Boyle's life and experience as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The autobiography was written beginning in 1844 and, in the same volume, he starts a diary in 1846. Boyle kept 14 additional volumes of diaries, dating from 1855 to 1889. Most of the content relates to Boyle's missionary experiences in California and to Southern States Mission, including while he was mission president from 1875 to 1878. Also...
Dates: 1844-1912

Brief history of William Cook Prows

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 921
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photocopy of a handwritten biography of William Cook Prows. Prows was a pioneer to both Salt Lake City, Utah and Colonia Juarez, Mexico; a member of the Mormon Battalion; a gold prospector; a cooper; a horticulturist; and a polygamist. He was married to both Lodesky Ann Roberds and to Louisa Melinda James both of whom he took to Arizona. Then he took Louisa to Colonia Juarez due to the persecution of polygamists.

Dates: 1930-1977

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 201
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Subject
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 124
Pioneers 113
Immigration and American Expansion 107
Missions and Missionaries 72
Autobiographies 59
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Diaries 58
Biographies 48
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- History 45
Latter Day Saint pioneers 44
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 43
Letters 34
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 30
Photocopies 21
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 21
Social Life and Customs 21
Home and Family 19
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- History 17
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 17
Material Types 14
Religion 14
Latter Day Saint women -- Biography 12
American Fork (Utah) -- History 11
Family histories 11
Latter Day Saints -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 11
Overland Journeys to the Western United States 11
Patriarchal blessings (Latter Day Saint churches) -- History 11
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 10
Church Government 10
Latter Day Saint handcart companies 9
Histories (Literary works) 7
Latter Day Saints -- England 7
Photographs 7
Typescripts 7
Genealogies 6
Latter Day Saint churches -- Presidents 6
Latter Day Saint missionaries 6
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah -- Biography 6
Latter Day Saints -- Biography 6
Saint George (Utah) -- History 6
Salt Lake City (Utah) 6
Utah -- History -- 19th century 6
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 5
Electronic books 5
Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 5
Frontier and pioneer life 5
Immigrants 5
Immigrants -- Utah 5
Latter Day Saint missionaries -- England -- Diaries 5
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Biography 5
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah -- History 5
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah -- History -- 19th century 5
Latter Day Saints -- England -- History 5
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Biography 5
Overland journeys to the Pacific 5
Politics, Government, and Law 5
Polygamy -- Utah -- History 5
Springville (Utah) -- History 5
Utah -- Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 5
Biography -- 19th century 4
Correspondence 4
Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- England -- History 4
Latter Day Saint missionaries -- England 4
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Diaries 4
Latter Day Saints -- Arizona -- History 4
Latter Day Saints -- Correspondence 4
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 4
Military 4
Parowan (Utah) -- History 4
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) 4
Transcripts 4
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 3
Certificates 3
City and Town Life 3
Ephraim (Utah) -- History 3
Fillmore (Utah) -- History 3
Frontier and pioneer life -- Utah 3
Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- England 3
Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- Great Britain 3
Latter Day Saint missionaries -- England -- History 3
Latter Day Saint missionaries -- Great Britain -- History 3
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- United States -- Diaries 3
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah -- Diaries 3
Latter Day Saints -- California -- History 3
Latter Day Saints -- History 3
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Parowan 3
Legal instruments 3
Logan (Utah) -- History 3
Microfilms 3
Mormons -- Utah 3
Mount Pleasant (Utah) -- History 3
Ogden (Utah) -- History 3
Pioneers -- Utah 3
Provo (Utah) -- History 3
Utah -- Emigration and immigration 3
Utah -- History 3
Ute Indians -- History 3
Account books 2
Architecture 2
Arizona -- History -- To 1912 2
Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho) -- History 2
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Language
Multiple languages 3
Danish 1
French 1
Maori 1
 
Names
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 43
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 19
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 7
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 7
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 5
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Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 3
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 3
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 3
Salt Lake Temple 3
Tanner, George S. 3
Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 3
Utah. Militia 3
Allen family 2
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 2
Durham, Thomas, 1828-1909 2
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 2
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 2
Holt, James, 1804-1894 2
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 2
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 2
McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 2
McAllister, William James Frazier 2
Pack, John, 1809-1885 2
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 2
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Robinson, Joseph Lee, 1811-1893 2
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909 2
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 2
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 2
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 2
Snow, William, 1806-1879 2
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 2
Utah. Legislature 2
Young, Margaret Peirce Whitesides, 1823-1907 2
Adams, John O. (John Olney), 1861-1932 1
Adams, Mattie M. (Mattie Marie), 1864-1928 1
Adams, William, 1822-1901 1
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Allen, Alexander A., 1845-1916 1
Allen, Maria E., 1847-1924 1
Allred family 1
Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 1
Andrus, Hyrum L. (Hyrum Leslie), 1924-2015 1
Andrus, Milo, 1814-1893 1
Armstrong family 1
Armstrong, Francis, 1839-1899 1
Armstrong, Isabel Siddoway, 1849-1930 1
Arrington, Leonard J. 1
Aven, Ruth A. (Ruth Allen), 1899-2000 1
Baker, Afton Marie 1
Baker, Alma 1
Baker, Hannah 1
Ballard, Henry, 1832-1908 1
Ballard, Margaret McNeil, 1846-1918 1
Barrus, George Stanton, 1925- 1
Bates, Jane Eliza Woolf 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Beard, Thomas (1836-1917) 1
Bennett, John F. (John Foster), 1865-1938 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Bilings, William Wallace 1
Bitner, Martina M. H. 1
Blyth, Elizabeth Ann 1
Blythe, John A. 1
Blythe, John Law 1
Blythe, Margaret Mitchell 1
Bowles family 1
Bowles, Catherine, 1915-2006 1
Boyce, Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell 1
Boyle, Henry Green, 1824-1902 1
Brady family 1
Brigham Young Academy 1
Brigham Young University 1
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 1
Bullock, Richard H. 1
Burton, William, 1809-1851 1
Butler, John M., 1878-1966 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Cain family 1
Campbell, Robert Lang, 1825-1872 1
Cannon, David H., 1838-1924 1
Cannon, Johanna Christina Danielson 1
Cannon, Louisa Martha Wells, 1862-1888 1
Cannon, Oa J. 1
Carter, C. W. 1
Carter, William, 1821-1896 1
Cazier, David 1
Chambers (Family : Chambers, Joseph, 1843-1927) 1
Chambers, Eliza Ann, 1854-1939 1
Chambers, Joseph, 1843-1927 1
Charles Redd Center for Western Studies. Lecture Series 1
Cheney, Talitha C. Avery 1
Cheney, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1901-1993 1
Christy, Howard A., 1933- 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Library 1
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