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A brief sketch of the life of Samuel Gould

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1381
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Samuel Gould by his daughter. The date of composition is unknown. Gould was a member of the Mormon Battalion and an early pioneer in Parowan Utah. Also included is a program from the Iron County Centennial Celebration of 1951 and a brief history of the Parowan Ward of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1920-1951

Geroge Washington Hickerson correspondence and family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 840
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence largely to and from family members. Also included are biographies and a genealogy of Hickerson family members. Hickerson lived much of his life in Davis County, Utah. Some of the letters were written by Hickerson while serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Illinois. Several of the letters were written by Hickerson's son, Isaac Hickerson, when he was in California and in Carson City, Nevada. Among the items is a letter from...
Dates: 1852-1932

Nelson Stoyle Hollingshead and his wives

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3044
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Nelson Stoyle (Stoyell?) Hollingshead who was a Mormon pioneer that lived in Parowan and Panguitch, Utah.
Dates: 1847

Biographies of William Edward Jones and Mary Jones Jones

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3203
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...
Dates: approximately 1960

Mary Minerva Dart Judd autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3226
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. Judd writes about her youth and migration to Utah in 1850. She moved with her family to Parowan, Utah, in 1851 where she married Zadok K. Judd in 1852. She tells about the births of her children and the purchase of Indian children as well. She writes about contact with Indians, daily activities, and moving to Santa Clara, Utah, in 1856. She lived in various communities and settled in Kanab, Utah, in 1871.
Dates: approximately 1885

Life of Caroline Mortensen Durham

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 518
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Caroline Mortensen Durham (1850-1915). McGregor tells of her mother's migration to Utah with a handcart company, her settling in Parowan, Utah, and her mother's activities at home.
Dates: approximately 1950

Short history of William Campbell McGregor

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3045
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten biography of William Campbell McGregor by an unknown author. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1833 and married Sara Fish Smith in 1857. He joined the Mormon Church in 1850 and came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1854 and later moved to Parowan, Utah. He served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in 1876 and 1880-1. McGregor raised a Navajo Indian child, Jennette, and participated in Utah's Black Hawk War. He died in 1913.
Dates: approximately 1950

Life of Ane Nielsen Mickelsen

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3041
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten biography. Cawood writes about Ane Nielsen Mickelsen (1825-1909). Mickelsen was born Ane Nielsen in Denmark. She heard about the Mormon Church from Erastus Snow and came to Salt Lake City, Utah. She later lived in Cedar City and Parowan, Utah, and married Rasmus Mickelsen.
Dates: approximately 1950

Walter Scott Mitchell biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 291
Scope and Contents Brief typewritten biography of Mitchell's rise to prominence in Parowan, Utah. Also includes correspondence concerning an archives in memory of Mitchell.
Dates: Undated

Dr. Calvin Crane Pendleton

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3043
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a printed biography published in a book. The item describes the life of Calvin Crane Pendleton who was a resident of Parowan, Utah.
Dates: approximately 1920

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