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James Samuel Page Bowler autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3091
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is a biography of James Samuel Page Bowler written at an unknown date, probably around 1921. Bowler was born in England in 1845 and describes his life as a Mormon in that country. He migrated to Utah in 1880 and settled in Hebron, Utah. He worked as a shoemaker, was elected a justice of the peace, and taught school at Fort Hamblin, Utah. He moved to Parowan, Utah, in 1894 and then to Gunlock, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1921

Agnes Smith Baxter autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 798
Scope and Contents

Handwritten three-page biography of Agnes Smith Baxter by an unknown author. Within this biography is an account by Baxter of her voyage to America in 1866. Also included is a petigree chart of Agnes' family.

Dates: 1938

John Ball papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1741
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence, diaries, ledgers, newspaper and magazine articles, accounts of travels, legal documents, and miscellaneous items. The correspondence deals largely with Ball's explorations and with family matters. The materials document Ball's explorations in the American Northwest with Nathaniel Jarvis Wyeth in 1832, his visit to Hawaii in 1833, and his explorations in Michigan. The collection also relates to Ball's activities as a lawyer and as a politician in Michigan. Ball...
Dates: 1819-1932

Margaret McNeil Ballard autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 484
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Ballard writes about her early life in Scotland as a Mormon, her migration to the United States in 1856 and her subsequent migration to Utah in 1859, and her life as a polygamous wife in Logan, Utah. Ballard also tells about encounters with Indians while coming to Utah, and when she was living in Logan.

Dates: 1910

Ole H. Berg biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 244
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies and an autobiography. Jenkins writes a biography of Ole Hendrick Berg (1840-1919). Berg was a convert to the Mormon Church in Norwary who migrated to Utah in 1866. He settled in St. George, Utah. Also included is a two-page autobiography by Berg written in 1892.

Dates: approximately 1892-1950

Jane Robinson Hindley biographical sketch

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2448
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten copy of an autobiography. Jane was born on the Isle of Man, England, in 1828. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to the United States in 1855. She settled in American Fork, Utah, and married John Hindley in 1856. She died in 1907. Also included is a brief biographical sketch of Jane written after her death.

Dates: 1881

Biographical sketch of Mary Stubbs Hindley

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2447
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten autobriography. Mary Stubbs was born in England in 1818. Mary's parents died when she was young, she married John Hindley in 1839, and she later joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She migrated to Utah and settled in American Fork.

Dates: 1881

Biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 184
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies and an autobiography. The items relate incidents in the lives of various family members. The autobiography is by Tamma Durfee Miner who writes about her conversion to the Mormon Church; experiences as a Mormon in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois; migration to Utah; and settling in Springville, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1880-1950

Biography : James Cunningham and Elizabeth Nicholson Cunningham, came to Utah in November 9, 1856

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2416
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography of James and Elizabeth Nicholson Cunningham. James Cunningham was born in 1801 in Scotland and died in American Fork, Utah, in 1879. Elizabeth Nicholson was born in 1805 in Scotland and died in American Fork, Utah, in 1890. They joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1856 with the Willie handcart company. Included with the narrative is the detailed account of their ordeal in the Willie...
Dates: approximately 1935

Biography of Martha Richards Featherstone

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2420
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten autobiography. Martha Richards was born in England in 1844, her family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1849, and migrated to Utah in 1864. She married Thomas Featherstone in 1866.

Dates: approximately 1935

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 19
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 17
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 8
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 7
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 5
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Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 4
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Adams, William, 1822-1901 2
Cunningham, George 2
Greenwood, William, 1822-1891 2
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 2
Holt, James, 1804-1894 2
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 2
Leany, William, 1815-1891 2
Miner, Tamma Durfee, 1813-1885 2
Pectol, George 2
Smith, Job, 1828-1913 2
Tanner, George S. 2
Wiggill, Eli, 1811-1884 2
Adams, Orson B. (Orson Bennett), 1815-1901 1
Allen, Alexander A., 1845-1916 1
Allen, Maria E., 1847-1924 1
American Fur Company 1
Angell, Truman O. (Truman Osborn), 1810-1887 1
Archer, Patience Loader Rozsa, 1827-1921 1
Atkin, William, 1835-1900 1
Ball, John, 1794-1884 1
Ballantyne, Richard, 1817-1898 1
Ballard, Margaret McNeil, 1846-1918 1
Baxter, Agnes Smith, 1858-1943 1
Berg, Ole H. (Ole Hendriksen), 1840-1919 1
Blanchard, Benjamin T. (Benjamin Thomas), 1838-1915 1
Bliss, Orley Dwight, 1839-1930 1
Boquist, Laura Brewster 1
Bowler, James Samuel Page 1
Bradley, George Washington, 1813-1891 1
Britton, Agnes 1
Britton, Richard 1
Brown family 1
Brown, John, 1820-1896 1
Brown, William Dearborn, 1813-1901 1
Butler, John Lowe, 1808-1860 1
Campbell, Dennis, 1936-2012 1
Cannon, David H., 1838-1924 1
Cannon, Johanna Christina Danielson 1
Carson, Elvira Egbert, 1821-1908 1
Carter, Dominicus, 1806-1884 1
Carter, Hannah Knight Libby 1
Cazier, David 1
Chamberlain, Solomon 1
Chamberlin, David, 1819- 1
Chipman, James 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Cotton Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Library 1
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Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 1
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Curtis, Enos 1
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 1
Dalton, Luella Adams 1
Day, Thomas, 1814-1893 1
Deseret Horticultural Society 1
Dickson, Albert Douglas, 1840-1923 1
Dixon, Laletas 1
Draper, Ellen A., 1846-1939 1
Duke, Jonathan Oldham, 1807-1868 1
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Durrant, Ella E., 1893-1963 1
Eden, John 1
Edwards, Esaias, 1812-1897 1
Eggertsen, Annie N., 1868-1961 1
Eggertsen, Lars, 1866-1927 1
Elliott, Orson Hyde 1
Erickson, Einar, 1847-1931 1
Eyre, Sarah Ann Gillins 1
Farnsworth, Eliza Lewis 1
Farnsworth, Stephen 1
Featherstone, Martha Richards, 1844- 1
Fielding, Joseph 1
Flake (Family : Flake, Oz, 1868-1958) 1
Flake, Lucy H. (Lucy Hannah), 1842-1900 1
Flake, William Jordan, 1839-1932 1
Forman, John 1
Forman, William 1
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 1
Gardner, Archibald, 1814-1902 1
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Gilbert, Eliza L. Farnsworth 1
Giles, Hazel Lindsay 1
Gore, Ebeneezer Emory 1
Grant, William, 1838-1916 1
Greer, Catherine Ellen Camp 1
Groves, Elisha Hurd 1
Habel, Stanislawa, 1943- 1
Hale, Anna Lucius 1
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