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George Washington Bean diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1038
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, two autobiographies, account books, patriarchal blessings, biographies of family members, and Bean family history and genealogy. Bean writes about his early life and migration to Utah; his work as an Indian interpreter from 1852 to 1853; his pursuit of the Ute chief, Walker, in 1854; his Indian mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1855 to 1856; his life in Provo, Utah; his participation in the Black Hawk Indian War; and his...
Dates: 1852-1897

Abraham Day III

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2680
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Abraham Day, III (1817-1900). Abraham Day was born in Vermont, joned the Mormon Church, moved to Montrose, Iowa near Nauvoo, Illinois, served in the Mormon Battalion 1846-1847, migrated to Utah, took a second wife, and lived in Springville and Mt. Pleasant, Utah, and served in the Black Hawk War. The date of the composition of this item is uncertain.
Dates: approximately 1930

Eliza Jane Staker Day autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 492
Scope and Contents Typescripts of autobiographical materials. Day writes about her early life in Mt. Pleasant, about the defenses in the town during the Black Hawk War, and about her family. Also included is a biography by Day of her mother, Eliza Cusworth Burton Staker, who was a pioneer and an early settler in Mt. Pleasant.
Dates: 1842-1843

Huntington Chapter collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1271
Abstract Collection is comprised of typewritten biographies of residents of Huntington, Utah. Also included are several documents pertaining to the history of Huntington, Utah.
Dates: 1900-1960

Samuel Stephen Jones papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1435
Scope and Contents Collection contains diaries and autobiography, biographies, family history, correspondence, legal documents and newspaper clippings related to his personal life, pioneer memories, missionary experiences, political activities as mayor and member of the Democratic party, LDS Church activities, and leadership in business and civic activities in Utah. Also includes copies of his poetical writings.
Dates: 1902-1918

Notes from the life of John D. T. McAllister

 File — Folder: 1
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

Callie O. Morley biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 872
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three biographies. The subjects of these biographies are Morley's ancesters who settled in the Sanpete Valley of Utah. Her accounts include biographies of John Olson (1845-1896), Daniel (1824-1914) and Amanda Bradley Henrie (1829-1903), and Betsy Elizabeth Kroll Bradley (1811-1893). Daniel was a member of the "Mormon Battalion." Daniel, Amanda, and Betsy Bradley settled in Manti, Utah, while John Olson settled in Moroni, Utah.These accounts are based...
Dates: 1950-1975

Three countries home for Andrew Jensen (Anders Jonsson)

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 629
Scope and Contents Typewritten life history of Jensen, a Mormon pioneer, from birth in Sweden through immigration to Utah via Denmark. Discusses his life in Utah and religious experiences including his apostasy from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also includes a letter from relatives, genealogical data with portraits, scriptural excerpts, and poetry.
Dates: 1977

Life story of David Ward

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3081
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm of a typewritten document. The item is a biography of David Ward who was born on 13 January 1834 in Leicester, England. He was the youngest of nine children born to William Ward and Susanna Webster Ward. David was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on 22 February 1846. He migrated to the United States in 1847 with his mother and father. They settled near Council Bluffs, Iowa. David Ward and his family came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in...
Dates: approximately 1930

Life story of Aunt Emma Webb

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3080
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten manuscript. The item is a biography of Mary Emma Lowder Webb, who was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1863. Her family moved to Parowan, Utah, in 1863 and then to Panguitch, Utah, in 1864. The family moved to Paragoonah, Utah, in 1866 because of the Black Hawk War with Ute Indians. At the end of hostilities, the family returned to Parowan. Most of the account is told in the words of Mary Emma Lowder Webb which was probably edited by Luella...
Dates: circa 1952

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Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1