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James Samuel Page Bowler autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3091
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is a biography of James Samuel Page Bowler written at an unknown date, probably around 1921. Bowler was born in England in 1845 and describes his life as a Mormon in that country. He migrated to Utah in 1880 and settled in Hebron, Utah. He worked as a shoemaker, was elected a justice of the peace, and taught school at Fort Hamblin, Utah. He moved to Parowan, Utah, in 1894 and then to Gunlock, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1921

Silas Richards autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 808
Scope and Contents

Carbon copy of typewritten excerpts from a larger autobiography. Richards writes about his migration to Utah and his life in Salt Lake City and in Union, Utah.

Dates: 1880

Milas Edgar Johnson autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 948
Scope and Contents

Typewritten excerpts of an autobiography. Johnson was born while his parents were migrating to Utah. He lived in numerous places including Fountain Green and Huntington, Utah. He states that he knew Black Hawk, recounts incidents with Ute Indians during the Black Hawk War, served as postmaster in Huntington, and was elected to the Utah state senate. The item was edited by family members who removed some material.

Dates: 1926

Azariah Smith autobiography

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 22
Scope and Contents

Handwritten fragment of an autobiography. The pages are numbered from 10 to 17. The item is believed to have been written when Smith was over 84 years old. Smith writes about his early settlement in Manti, Utah, and his subsequent life there.

Dates: 1910

Niels Fugal autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 903
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Fugal writes about his family background, his work as a blacksmith, his Mormon-Church related activities, and many developments in Pleasant Grove.

Dates: 1944

Urvin Gee autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 938
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten autobiograpy. Gee writes about growing up in Moroni, Utah; attending the University of Utah; teaching school in Moroni from 1901 to 1938; serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Britain; performing temple work for the Church in Arizona in 1946 and 1947; and complains of poor eyesight late in his life.

Dates: 1969

Joseph Young and Seymour B. Young papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 513
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography and an account of Joseph Young's death and funeral by his son, Seymour B. Young. Joseph writes about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and comments on various doctrines of that faith.

Dates: approximately 1881

James I. Steel autobiography and family records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 516
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography with family records apparently also copied by Steel. James Steel converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1854. He later settled in Tooele County, Utah. Steel entered into polygamy in 1874. Also included are ordinations and patriarchal blessings of family members. Steel also writes about his visions and dreams.

Dates: 1879-1910

Oliver Cowdery Dunford autobiography and notebook

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1773
Scope and Contents

One handwritten autobiography, one notebook, and photocopies of both documents. The notebook contains information on the theory and practice of geology. In his autobiography, Dunford describes his conversion to the Mormon faith in Great Britain.

Dates: 1885-1937

Autobiography and poems of George Washington Johnson

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 189
Scope and Contents

Collection includes handwritten autobiography, patriarchal blessings, poems, and letters created by Johnson. Also included is a transcription of those materials by his great-great granddaughter. Materials date 1893 and 2000.

Dates: 1893-2000

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