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The American ancestry of Joseph Robison and his wife Lucretia Hancock

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Identifier: MSS SC 1709
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of an unbound biography and two brief typed biographies of Joseph and Lucretia Robison, converts to the Mormon Church from New York state who settled in Utah. The large biography contains extensive genealogies of different related families.

Dates: 1958

Adeline Henry Hinckley biographies

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Identifier: MSS SC 3207
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. Hinckley writes biographies of her two parents, Robert Henry and Elizabeth Bacon Henry. Elizabeth was born in 1844 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in1857. She came to the United States in 1864. She lived in Fillmore, Utah, where she married Robert Henry in 1865. Robert was born in Ireland and came to Utah. His first wife died, and he settled in Fillmore. Also included are brief biographical sketches of members...
Dates: 1940

Letter describing Fillmore, Utah

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9169
Content Description

Contains letter from a non-Mormon merchant in Fillmore, Utah, to his sister. Describes living among the Mormons and details about the city of Fillmore, Utah. Includes a small hand-sketched map of the city and the location of his store. Signed "Joe." Dated February 23, 1855.

Dates: 1855 February 23

The life history of John and Elizabeth Betsy Evarts Nichols

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Identifier: MSS SC 564
Scope and Contents

Typewritten family history which tells of experiences in the 19th century in Fillmore, Utah and the Mormon colonies in Arizona.

Dates: approximately 1900s

Biography of Alexander Melville

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Identifier: MSS SC 3314
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten autobiography. Melville was born in Scotland in 1821, worked on a ship that hunted whales, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and migrated to Utah in 1852. He lived in Provo, Utah, campaigned against Utah Indians in 1853, and settled in Fillmore, Utah. He died in 1911.

Dates: 1900

Our Grandfather's family : William Felshaw's family

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Identifier: MSS SC 584
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographical sketch which tells of his work on the Kirtland and Nauvoo Temples and of his involvement in early Fillmore, Utah. Also includes genealogical data and a letter from the donor.

Dates: undated

Edwin Stott autobiography

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Identifier: MSS SC 1458
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography by Edwin Stott. Stott talks about his journey from England to America, settling in Meadow, Utah, Indian troubles, and his father. Stott was among those who buried the dead following the Gunnison Massacre in 1853. He describes a confrontation with Indian warriors while on the burial detail.

Dates: 1902

Brigham Young letter to George Q. Cannon

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Identifier: MSS 577
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter, dated November 3, 1859, and addressed to George Q. Cannon. Young writes about the arrival of pioneers to Utah, comments positively on the economic impact of the Johnson's army at Camp Floyd, Utah, states the advantages of the territorial legislature meeting in Salt Lake City rather than in Fillmore, Utah, and infroms Cannon of his appointment to the office of an Apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to fill the vacancy made...
Dates: 1859 November 3

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