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Biography of J. Edward Johnson

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Identifier: MSS SC 2213
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Typewritten biography of J. Edward Johnson with handwritten corrections. Johnson, a Mormon, was born in Murray, Utah, studied at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and worked for many years in California as a lawyer. He wrote a number of books on Mormon Church history and on constitutional law in the United States.

Dates: 1960

Biography of James Allred

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 937
Scope and Contents Biography of James Allred, the author's father who was a High Priest in the Mormon Church, member of the Nauvoo Legion and one of the Prophet Joseph Smith's bodyguards. He helped to build the Nauvoo Temple and assisted in giving endowments. His wife, Elizabeth, made the first Temple garments under Joseph's direction. Includes a brief account of events surrounding the martyrdom of the Prophet Joseph and his brother Hyrum, the trek across the plains to the Salt Lake Valley, and significant...
Dates: 1880

Biography of James Gardner and Jane Threlfall Gardner : came to Utah in 1855

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2421
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Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a dual biography. James Gardner was born in England in 1829. Jane Threlfall was born in England in 1828. Each joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They migrated to Utah in 1855 and settled in American Fork, Utah. Jane died in 1896, and James died in 1906.

Dates: approximately 1935

Biography of Jane Handcock Wood

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2749
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Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Jane Handcock Wood was born in England in 1811, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Utah in 1861. She settled in American Fork, Utah, and died in 1891.

Dates: Publication: approximately 1944

Biography of Jean Elizabeth Fossum May

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Identifier: MSS 2083
Scope and Contents Compiled by James A. May about his mother, Jean Fossum May, drawing heavily on her letters, journals, and notes. Gives detailed information about her life in Baker, Oregon, 1906-1959; service as a missionary in the California Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1927-1928; marriage to Andrew May, 1930; family life (as a widow after 1933); service as head resident of Stover Hall (men's housing) on the campus of Brigham Young University, 1959-1969; and efforts to...
Dates: 1990-1998

Biography of John and Ann Stewart

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2338
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Typewritten biography of John Stewart, a painter, and his wife, Ann Waddle Stewart. John and Ann were Scottish converts to the Mormon Church. They migrated to Utah and later settled in Provo, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1940

Biography of John and Louise Smith Park

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1000
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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

Biography of John and Martha Parker Proctor

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2813
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. John Proctor was born in England in 1822, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Utah. He settled in American Fork, Utah. Martha Parker Proctor was born in 1825 in England, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Utah. John died in 1890 and Marha died in 1910.

Dates: approximately 1958

Biography of Leona Berg Campbell

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Identifier: MSS 2631
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Leona Berg Campbell. She graduated from the L.D.S. Hospital Nursing School in 1923. In 1943, she worked at the Topaz Japanese Relocation Camp outside Delta, Utah. The hospital she worked in was a modern facilty, and she enjoyed her assignment there.

Dates: 2002

Biography of Margaret Crystal Robinson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2568
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Margaret Crystal was born in Scotland in 1858. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Utah in 1863. She married George Heber Robinson in 1878, had six children, lived in American Fork, Utah, and died in 1939.

Dates: approximately 1940

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