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Ann Prior Jarvis autobiographies and a biography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2049
Scope and Contents Two handwritten autobiographies, a biography of George Jarvis (1823-1913), miscellaneous materials, and photocopies of these items. Ann was born in England and married George Jarvis at age sixteen. She and George were converted to the Mormon Church in 1848. George worked as a sailor to earn money for the journey to Utah. They arrived in Salt Lake City around 1860 and moved to St. George, Utah in 1861. Ann had eleven children. Anne recounts the major events of her life and writes about her...
Dates: 1871-1898

John L. Smith diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2047
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary by John L. Smith while living in St. George, Utah. Smith records his daily activities, which included temple work at the Mormon St. George Temple, guarding the temple, and attending meetings of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1888

David Orin Woodbury autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1236
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript. Woodbury writes about his childhood, his schooling, his military service, his work in the Mormon Church, his business ventures, and his special memories of his parents and children.
Dates: approximately 1970

Edwin Gordon Woolley autobiography and a history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 622
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of an autobiography which includes excerpts from a diary. Woolley writes about his experiences in St. George, Utah, including business matters and Mormon Church assignments. He also gives an account of intercepting a Navajo Indian raiding party in 1869. Also included is a three-page typewritten account of Woolley having a personal visit with David Whitmer, one of the "Three Witnesses" to the Book of Mormon.
Dates: 1874-1896