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Andrew Jackson Allen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3213
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript of an autobiography and diary. Allen writes about his youth in Kentucky and move to Missouri after he joined the Mormon Church. He later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and joined the Mormon exodus to Utah in 1847. He tells about the hardships of early settlement in Salt Lake City, Utah. His diary starts in 1857. It has many gaps and entries were often months apart. He writes about the "Utah War;" his work on the railroad in 1868 and 1869; his...
Dates: 1857-1884

Ellen Hanson Anderson biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1613
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed biography of Ellen Hanson Anderson, who crossed the plains to Utah in 1855 and settled in Mount Pleasant.

Dates: 1952

Rachel Calder Ashworth family papers and histories

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9001
Scope and Contents

Rachel Calder Ashworth family papers and histories contains family histories, biographies, autobiographies, family records, pedigrees and photographs of her pioneer ancestors and their families, many of whom were in Vernal, Utah. Some of the more frequently mentioned families are the Ashworths, the Mentzers, the Hackings, and the Calders. Dated from approximately 1900 to 2015.

Dates: approximately 1900-2015

James I. Steel autobiography and family records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 516
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography with family records apparently also copied by Steel. James Steel converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1854. He later settled in Tooele County, Utah. Steel entered into polygamy in 1874. Also included are ordinations and patriarchal blessings of family members. Steel also writes about his visions and dreams.

Dates: 1879-1910

George Stanton Barrus family history papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8043
Scope and Contents

Contains bound history of John Rowberry Droubay and Annie Shields Droubay, Cyrus Tolman, Freeman Nickerson and Huldah Chapman, Foster and Lois Barrus, and others in the George Stanton Barrus family. All materials include pictures and biographies of the life events of these ancestors. Also includes one CD called "George and Anna Merlynn Droubay Barrus: The Missions Shall Never End," which contains a PDF file of George Stanton Barrus's personal history. Dated circa 2005-2012.

Dates: approximately 2005-2012

George Washington Bean autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7076
Dates: approximately 1881-1895

George Washington Bean journal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3860
Scope and Contents

Journal contains entries by George Washington Bean from about 1855 to 1878 and includes a short autobiography, transaction records from his business dealings, and personal and family experiences.

Dates: approximately 1855-1878

William Wallace Bilings diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3211
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. Bilings kept this diary while migrating to Utah to be with members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Bilings writes about his journey from July to September of 1864. He describes the traveling conditions, the weather, hardships, camp grounds, daily mileage, encounters with Indians, and deaths caused by illness. Bilings [Billings] later settled in Provo, Utah.

Dates: 1864

Biographical sketch of William Armstrong

 File — Folder: 1
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 Jasper Peterson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1579
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Jasper Peterson, the first Mormon bishop of the Castle Dale Ward. He migrated to the United States from Denmark after his family was converted to the Mormon Church.

Dates: approximately 1890

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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 3
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 2
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Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
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Allred family 1
Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
Anderson, Ellen Hanson 1
Armstrong, William, 1805-1895 1
Arrington, Edna Corn, 1894-1960 1
Arrington, Leonard J. 1
Arrington, N. W. (Noah Wesley), 1889-1968 1
Ashton, MaryAnne Butler 1
Ashworth family 1
Ashworth, Rachel Calder, 1928- 1
Barrus, George Stanton, 1925- 1
Bean family 1
Bilings, William Wallace 1
Bowles family 1
Bowles, Catherine, 1915-2006 1
Briggs, Azer R. 1
Briggs, Samuel 1
Brigham Young University 1
Brockbank, Isaac, Jr., 1837-1927 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Dorothy P. (Dorothy Pike Putnam), 1925-2008 1
Brown, William Dearborn, 1813-1901 1
Buckwalter, Sarah Schuler, 1801-1879 1
Calder family 1
Carroll (Family : Carroll, Charles N. (Charles Negus), 1817-1902) 1
Carroll, Charles N. (Charles Negus), 1817-1902 1
Christensen family 1
Christensen, Christian, 1790-1871 1
Christiansen, Blenda Ottosen 1
Christiansen, John R. 1
Christiansen, Niels Christian, 1817-1899 1
Christiansen, Parley, 1857-1930 1
Coddington, Elizabeth 1
Davis, Elisha H., 1815- 1
Dudley family 1
Dudley, Mary Ann Robinson, 1811-1884 1
Durrant, Ada Rendell 1
Durrant, William W. D. 1
Dusenberry, Warren N. (Warren Newton), 1836-1915 1
Edwards, Esaias, 1812-1897 1
Farr, Franklin Raymond, 1837-1901 1
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 1
Garner, Mary Field, 1836-1943 1
Giles, Thomas Huskinson, 1821-1903 1
Gowen, Erin Marie 1
Guyman, James, 1816-1912 1
Hacking family 1
Hamilton, Henry 1
Hardy family 1
Hardy, Zachariah 1
Harris family 1
Hartley, William G. 1
Hasler, John 1
Hasler, Louisa Thalmann, 1843- 1
Hemenway, Elvira Day 1
Hemenway, Luther S. (Luther Singleton), 1811-1891 1
Hemingway family 1
Holdaway, Lucinda Haws, 1828-1917 1
Holmes, Jonathan Harriman, -1880 1
Holmes, Sarah Elizabeth 1
Hull, Thomas Benson 1
Humphries, Verna Durrant 1
Hutchins family 1
Hutchinson, Ardelia Narcissus George 1
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 1
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 1
Jarvis, George (George Franklin), 1823-1913 1
Jarvis, George Frederick 1
Jones, Lavon B. (Lavon Bradford), 1914-2008 1
Kartchner, Etta, 1881- 1
Kartchner, William Decatur, 1820-1892 1
Larson, Alof Pratt, 1882-1961 1
Larson, Margaret Smith, 1884-1973 1
Lewis, James 1
Liston, Commodore Perry, 1821-1879 1
Little, James A. (James Amasa), 1822-1908 1
Little, Mary Jane Lytle, 1831-1921 1
Macmasters, William Athole 1
Maiben, Henry, 1819-1883 1
Maiben, John Bray, 1826-1910 1
Martindale family 1
Martindale, William Addington, 1814-1873 1
Martindale, William Clinton, 1834-1911 1
McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 1
McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 1
Mentzer family 1
Morris family 1
Morris, Mary Lois Walker, 1835-1919 1
Moulton family 1
Moulton, Thomas, 1810-1892 1
Munson, Eliza Mariah A., 1848- 1
Neilsen, Christian Emil, 1839-1907 1
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