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Biography of Caroline Hansen Adams : came to Utah in 1861

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2508
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Caroline Hansen was born in Denmark in 1849, and her family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They tried to migrate to Utah by handcart in 1857 but could not make the entire journey. They stayed near Council Bluffs, Iowa, for four years and came to Utah in 1861. She fixed meals for the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young, and later settled in American Fork. She married Jos. Adams and died in...
Dates: 1940

Biography : Soren Jensen and wife Annie Kerstin Christensen

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2669
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typed biography. Soren Jensen was born in Denmark in 1837, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, migrated to Utah in 1868, settled in American Fork, and died in 1913. Annie Kerstine Christensen was born in 1843 in Denmark, married Soren, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, migrated to Utah, settled in American Fork, and died in 1906.
Dates: 1944

Biography of Mary Jensen Cunningham

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2792
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Mary Jensen was born in Denmark in 1865. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah 1868. Her family settled in American Fork. She married James Cunningham in 1887 and died in 1939.
Dates: 1958

Jens C. Gasberg journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3880
Scope and Contents Journal written by Jens C. Gasberg in Danish between 1865 and 1911. Entries describe activities, missionary service for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, courtship, journey to Brigham City, Utah, family events, trial for polygamy, and other topics. Also includes inserted photographs, newspaper clippings, and other material. Collection also includes an English translation of the journal.
Dates: 1864-1911

Hansen and Broberg family biographies and family records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1488
Scope and Contents Photocopies of three typescripts. One is a biography of Niels Hansen and Karen Marie Hansen by their daughter Norma Hansen Decker, another is an autobiography by Ernest John Broberg, and the last item consists of family records collected by John Broberg and Niels M. Hansen. Decker talks about her parents' conversion to the Mormon Church in Denmark, their journey from Denmark on the vessel "Emerald Isle" to America, their settling in Utah, their experiences with Indians, and their lifelong...
Dates: 1868-1920

Biography of Inger Mortensen Hansen

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2802
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Inger Mortensen Hansen was born in Denmark in 1826. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1861. He came by handcart to Utah and went to Genoa where he lived in a dugout on the side of a hill. He later settled in American Fork, Utah.
Dates: 1958

Hendrickson family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2764
Scope and Contents Contains the Peter P. Hendrickson Family History, the last will and testament of Kristine Amalie Mortensen Hendrickson, the diaries and letters of Peter Hendrickson, newspaper clippings, certificates, and a five-volume Danish Bible published in Copenhagen.
Dates: circa 1889-2003

History of Hans Christian Hansen

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2976
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten biography. Hans Christian Hansen was born in Denmark in 1848. He later joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah. He settled in the Pine Canyon farming area near Tooele, Utah, and died in 1924.
Dates: approximately 1950

History of the Mormon Church

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2857
Scope and Contents Genealogies, photocopies of handwritten diaries and articles, family histories, and maps bound in one volume. The materials relate to the Christiansen family members who joined the Mormon Church in Denmark and migrated to Utah. The diaries are by Parley Christiansen (1857-1930), Niels Christian Christiansen (1817-1899), and Christian Christensen (1790-1871) and relate to their conversion to Mormonism, their journey to Utah, and their lives there.
Dates: approximately 1900

Richard W. Jackson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3701
Scope and Contents Collection consists of manuscript versions of religious articles produced by Jackson, including writings on the Creation, the Flood, the Crucifixion, and the Mormon pioneers. Also included is a translation of the Aalborn, Denmark History and the Writings of John Mills Wooley. Materials are dated 1976-2003.
Dates: 1976-2003

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Ogden (Utah) -- History 1
Overland Journeys to the Western United States 1
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Poetry 1
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 1
Polygamy -- Utah -- History -- 19th century 1
Publications 1
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Tooele (Utah) -- History 1
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Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 6
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 4
Adams, Caroline Hansen, 1849-1934 1
Broberg, Ernest, 1873-1940 1
Christensen family 1