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Biographical sketch of William Armstrong

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Identifier: MSS SC 3283
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography of William Armstrong by Coddington. Armstrong was born in 1805 in Scotland, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Utah in 1853. He worked in Salt Lake City, Utah, but later moved to American Fork, Utah, where he died in 1895.
Dates: approximately 1930

Biography of John and Louise Smith Park

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Identifier: MSS SC 1000
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of Mary's biography of her parents, but the bulk of the account is autobiographical. Mary tells of coming to Utah in 1847 including incidents en route. She tells of the early settlement of Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah including problems with Indians, crickets and grass hoppers, and the difficult living conditions.
Dates: approximately 1900

Biographical sketch of William Carter

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Identifier: MSS 528
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography. Also included is a typewritten poem by Johnson. William Carter was a Mormon who lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1847, and lived in Salt Lake City and later in St. George, Utah. He was a polygamist who spent time in the Utah penitentiary for bigamy.
Dates: 1938

William Forman diary and biographies

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Identifier: MSS SC 3236
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. Forman writes about his youth. He was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1851 and migrated to Utah in 1854. He lived in Salt Lake City, Utah Valley, and Heber City, Utah. He was fined for polygamy in 1891. Also included are three biographies of family members written by John Forman in 1932.
Dates: 1870-1932

Andrew Jenson : historian, churchman, traveler, missionary and author

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Identifier: MSS SC 606
Scope and Contents Typewritten draft of a biographical sketch written for the Utah State Historical Society of a Mormon pioneer, missionary, author-journalist and assistant Latter-day Saint Church historian. It describes (mainly through excerpts from his autobiography) his activities in those capacities, as well as his emigration from Denmark to Utah and family data. Also included are two articles by Newell Knight and an article from the Salt Lake City Historian's Office pertaining to "Washington Square."
Dates: undated

Lilly Harriet Druce Lambert biography

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Identifier: MSS SC 1755
Scope and Contents Typescript of a biography of Lilly Harriet Druce Lambert with handwritten annotations. Much material came from Lilly's daughters, Ethel Bawden and Hattie Woodbury.
Dates: 1960

Notes from the life of John D. T. McAllister

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Identifier: MSS SC 3119
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is a one-page biography of John D. T. McAllister by an unknown author at an unspecified time. McAllister was born in Delaware on 19 Feb. 1827 and died on 21 Jan. 1910. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1844. He migrated to Utah in 1851, took several wives, and had numerous children. He served on two missions for his church, lived for a time in St. George, Utah, and held numerous positions of...
Dates: approximately 1933

In memorium

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Identifier: MSS SC 3229
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of an printed brochure. The item includes an "autobiographical sketch" which Annie dictated to her son, Albert E. Bowen. Annie tells about her early life in England, her joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1851, her migration to Utah in 1861, and her move to Samaria, Idaho, in 1876. Also included is a copy of the funeral services for Annie in 1929.
Dates: 1929

Short sketch of David Grant, came to Utah 1847

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Identifier: MSS 2487
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. David Grant was born in Scotland in 1816, migrated to the United States, and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1840. Grant lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and moved to Utah in 1847. He later returned to England as a missionary for the Mormon Church. He died in 1868.
Dates: approximately 1935

William Snow diary and biographies

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Identifier: MSS SC 857
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies both of typescripts of excerpts from the diary of William Snow and of typescripts of two biographies of the same man. The authors of the biographies are unknown.William Snow was a captain of a wagon train en route to Utah, was sent to colonize in St. George, Utah with his families, became the bishop of the Pine Valley Ward and later, the patriarch of the St. George Stake of the Mormon Church. He was also a judge in St. George, Utah. The...
Dates: 1832-1850

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