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Biographical sketch : Ernestine Dourin Jacob Nicholes pioneer of 1853

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3327
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Ernestine Dourin was born in 1828 and married Henry Jacob. After his death, she joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1852 and migrated to Utah in 1853 where she settled in American Fork. She died in 1912.
Dates: approximately 1930

Johnson family biographies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 172
Scope and Contents Typewritten biographies and family histories. The materials relate to the families of Benjamin Franklin Johnson, Utah poneer, Mormon polygamist, farmer, and secretary to the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith. Also included are a biography of Sarah Elizabeth Senior Johnson, daughter-in-law of Benjamin Johnson, and a book of poetry.
Dates: approximately 1950

Mormon enigma : Emma Hale Smith, prophet's wife, "elect lady," polygamy's foe

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1734
Scope and Contents Typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. The item is an early draft of "Mormon Enigma" which length was later reduced as requested by the publisher, Doubleday & Company. The manuscript is a biography of Emma Hale Smith, first wife of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith.
Dates: 1984

Belinda Marden Pratt papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2868
Scope and Contents Letter to Belinda from her husband, Parley P. Pratt, written from San Francisco in January 1855, focusing on family concerns; and a fifteen-page autobiographical sketch written by her, dated 1884 on page one and 1889 on page eleven. Also includes an undated biographical sketch of Belinda written by Parker Pratt Robison, based on her autobiographical account. Her account discusses her conversion to Mormonism, church service, and marriage to Parley P. Pratt.
Dates: 1855-1889