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Henry William Bigler diary

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3095
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is "extracts from missionary experiences. Copied from original diary owned by Delbert Bigler, Provo, Utah." The extracts start in 1853 when Bigler was on a mission for the Mormon Church in Hawaii. He writes about a smallpox epidemic and missionary experiences. He returned to Utah in 1855. He married Cynthia Jane Whipple in November of 1855. He went on another mission to Hawaii in 1857 and returned in 1858. He talks about his...
Dates: 1853-1899

Henry William Bigler diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3132
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Bigler wrote about his early life from 1815 to 1846 when his diary began. He was born in West Virginia, had encounters with Indians in that state, and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1837. He moved to Far West, Missouri, in 1838; met Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church; suffered persecutions in Missouri; moved to Qunicy, Illinois, in 1839; and served on a mission for the...
Dates: 1846-1899

Jacob G. Bigler diaries and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3243
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bigler was a bishop for the Mormon Church in Nephi, Utah. He also served as a member of the Utah territorial legislature and was mayor of Nephi. Bigler served as a Mormon missionary to Ireland and as president of the European Mission for that same faith. The collection also includes correspondence between Bigler and family members mostly when he served as a missionary in Ireland.

Dates: 1854-1865

Biographical sketch and family history documents on Charles Springer

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1511
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typed biography on Charles Springer (1658-1738), a transcribed typed letter Charles Springer wrote to his mother, the Springer family lineage dating from 420 C.E. up to 1849, and other transcribed documents, such as will statements. The collection also contains one page with a transcribed typed obituary of John Hiott (Hyatt) (1810-1911) of Kanab, Utah, and a transcription of a news clipping about Hiott reaching 100 years of age. Materials are all photocopies and...
Dates: approximately 1960s

Biographical sketch of Joshua Adams : pioneer of Utah 1848, pioneer of American Fork 1850

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2402
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Joshua Adams was born in 1833 in Canada, and his family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1836. He migrated to Utah in 1848 and later settled in American Fork. He was a farmer and a rancher, had a large family, and died in 1906.

Dates: 1933

Biographies of Farnes family

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Identifier: MSS 8251
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of biographies and remembrances of Farnes family members. There are pages missing from the stories. Materials date from between approximately 1945 and 1975.

Dates: approximately 1945-1975

Biography : Jemima Berry Henson Durrant / written by Ella E. Durrant

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2596
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed typewritten biography of Jemima Berry Henson Durrant, written by her descendant, Ella E. Durrant, around 1944. Jemima was born in England in 1826 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She immigrated to Utah and lived in American Fork. The biography includes a history written and read by Joseph B. Forbes at the funeral of Jemima in August 1904.

Dates: 1904 August; approximately 1944

Biography Joseph Alston

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2509
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typed biography. Joseph Alston was born in 1821 in England, and he joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1839. He migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, where he knew Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church. He migrated to Utah probably in 1850 and died in 1891.

Dates: 1940

Biography of Caroline Hansen Adams : came to Utah in 1861

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2508
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Caroline Hansen was born in Denmark in 1849, and her family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They tried to migrate to Utah by handcart in 1857 but could not make the entire journey. They stayed near Council Bluffs, Iowa, for four years and came to Utah in 1861. She fixed meals for the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young, and later settled in American Fork. She married Jos. Adams and died in...
Dates: 1940

Biography of Catherine Cradock Armstrong : wife of William Armstrong

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2414
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a micorfilm copy of a typed biography of Catherine Cradock Armstrong. Catherine Cradock was born in 1819 in England and married William Armstrong. She later joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She migrated to Utah in 1853, settled in American Fork in 1862, and died in 1903.

Dates: 1935

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 368
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Matthews, T. Pat, 1883-1958 4
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Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887 4
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 4
Jensen, Naomi Asay Anderson (1898-1987) 3
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 3
Roberts, B. H. (Brigham Henry), 1857-1933 3
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Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 3
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 3
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Cooper, Merian C. 2
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Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 2
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Higgins family 2
Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Lund, Nora 2
Okey, Cynthia Adams 2
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 2
Smith, Emma Hale 2
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 2
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 2
Tanner, George S. 2
Terry, Eliza Jane Pulsipher, 1840-1919 2
Terry, Mary Ann Pulsipher, 1833-1913 2
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Abbott, Myron Alma, 1862-1932 1
Acuna, Maria L. 1
Acuña family 1
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Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Adams, Caroline Hansen, 1849-1934 1
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Adams, James Lucian, 1848-1931 1
Adams, James, 1783-1843 1
Adams, John O. (John Olney), 1861-1932 1
Adams, John, 1858-1934 1
Adams, Joshua, 1833-1906 1
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Adams, Lucian B., 1816-1882 1
Adams, Lydia Thornton, 1830-1901 1
Adams, Marillah Olney, 1833-1899 1
Adams, Mattie M. (Mattie Marie), 1864-1928 1
Adams, Merle V., 1899-1988 1
Adamson, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1845-1930 1
Adamson, Mattie, 1851-1930 1
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Alcott family 1
Alden, James C. 1
Alger, Sarah Pulsipher, 1824-1909 1
Allen, Anna, 1904-1999 1
Allen, Daniel, 1804-1892 1
Allen, Rufus C., 1827- 1
Allred, James T. S., 1825-1905 1
Alston, Joseph, 1821-1891 1
Alston, Louisa Grant 1
Ambrose, Lucy A., 1896-1986 1
American University of Beirut 1
Amert, Kay 1
Anderson family 1
Anderson, Ellen, 1805-1890 1
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 1
Anderson, Jedediah Stanley, 1866-1950 1
Anderson, Joseph Jeppa, 1865-1950 1
Anderson, Mary Brodie, 1851- 1
Anderson, O. J. (Oluf J.), 1849-1934 1
Andreasen, Ole Christian, 1840-1904 1
Andrews, Cornelia, 1850- 1
André, John, 1751-1780 1
Anngady, Mary, 1857- 1
Antle, Rosy, 1849- 1
Armstrong, Alice Tomlison, 1857-1941 1
Armstrong, Catherine Cradock, 1819-1903 1
Armstrong, John, 1848-1940 1
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