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James J. Adams autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3040
Scope and Contents Typescript of a autobiography. Adams writes about his birth in Springfield, Illinois, his migration to Utah as a small child, his family's move to Parowan, Utah, and his subsequent life there. The item is "by Luella Adams Dalton" who probably typed and/or edited the manuscript.
Dates: approximately 1910

William Adams autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 569
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography with a typescript of the item. Adams came from Ireland, migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, and later to Salt Lake Valley, Utah. He also lived in Springville, Spanish Fork, Parowan, and Cedar City, Utah. Adams writes about Jacob Hamblin's efforts to convert Indians, the preparations to meet the United States Army coming to Utah in 1857 and 1858, going on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and meeting Emma Hales Smith, the wife of the first...
Dates: 1894

Alexander A. and Maria E. Allen autobiographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 549
Scope and Contents Holograph autobiographies of Allen, an early settler and bishop for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Weston, Idaho, and of his first wife, Maria.
Dates: 1910-1916

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

Catherine Ellen Camp Greer anecdotes and reminiscences

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 671
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiography. Greer was born in Dresden, Tennessee, in 1837. After her parents joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she moved with them to Nauvoo, Illinois. She migrated to Utah in 1850 and settled in Bountiful. She later moved to southern Arizona where she lived in Woodruff.
Dates: 1921

Patience Loader Archer autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3238
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography. Patience tells about her early life in England and her conversion to the Mormon Church. She presents one of the best accounts from the Martin handcart company and goes into considerable detail on the ordeal. Patience tells about the rescue and the continuous efforts of the people in the ill-fated handcart company to survive. She also writes about her arrival in Salt Lake City, Utah, and about the efforts by Brigham Young, second...
Dates: 1872

James Lindsay papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 805
Scope and Contents Handwritten histories, a newspaper clipping, a biography of Agnes Watson Lindsay (1852-1940), and an autobiography of James Lindsay (1849-1938). James Lindsay was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Scotland. He migrated to Utah in 1862; settled in Heber City, Utah; and participated in the Black Hawk War against the Ute Indians. Some of the materials relate to the mail service in Heber City.
Dates: 1893-1931

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

William Atkin autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3097
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of William Atkin "A Youth's Experience taken from the Union printed in 1896." William Atkin was born in England on 27 March 1835 and joined the Mormon Church in 1852. He migrated to the United States in 1855 and moved to Florence, Nebraska. He came to Utah in a handcart company and commented on the inexperience of the people in his group. He arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 10 November 1859.
Dates: 1860

Silas Richards autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 808
Scope and Contents Carbon copy of typewritten excerpts from a larger autobiography. Richards writes about his migration to Utah and his life in Salt Lake City and in Union, Utah.
Dates: 1880

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Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 21
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 11
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 10
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 5
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United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 5
Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 4
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 3
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 3
Adams, William, 1822-1901 2
Cunningham, George 2
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 2
Greenwood, William, 1822-1891 2
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 2
Holt, James, 1804-1894 2
Leany, William, 1815-1891 2
Pectol, George 2
Rockwell, Orrin Porter, 1813-1878 2
Smith, Azariah, 1826-1912 2
Smith, Job, 1828-1913 2
Tanner, George S. 2
Utah. Militia 2
Wiggill, Eli, 1811-1884 2
Adams, James J., 1848- 1
Adams, Orson B. (Orson Bennett), 1815-1901 1
Allen, Alexander A., 1845-1916 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Allen, Maria E., 1847-1924 1
Angell, Truman O. (Truman Osborn), 1810-1887 1
Archer, Patience Loader Rozsa, 1827-1921 1
Ashworth family 1
Ashworth, Rachel Calder, 1928- 1
Atkin, William, 1835-1900 1
Ballantyne, Richard, 1817-1898 1
Ballard, Margaret McNeil, 1846-1918 1
Baxter, Agnes Smith, 1858-1943 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Bennion, Adam S. (Adam Samuel), 1886-1958 1
Berg, Ole H. (Ole Hendriksen), 1840-1919 1
Bigler, Henry William, 1815-1900 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Bliss, Orley Dwight, 1839-1930 1
Bowen, Albert E. (Albert Ernest), 1875-1953 1
Bowen, Annie Shackleton, 1840-1929 1
Bowler, James Samuel Page 1
Bradley, George Washington, 1813-1891 1
Britton, Agnes 1
Brown family 1
Brown, John, 1820-1896 1
Brown, William Dearborn, 1813-1901 1
Buckwalter, Henry Shuler, 1831- 1
Butler, John Lowe, 1808-1860 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Calder family 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
Cheney, Talitha C. Avery 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
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
Condie, Gibson 1
Conover, Peter Wilson 1
Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 1
Crosby, Caroline Barnes, 1807-1884 1
Crosby, Jonathan 1
Crouch, Ebenezer 1
Cummings, Benjamin Franklin 1
Cunningham, Elizabeth Nicholson, 1805-1890 1
Cunningham, James, 1801-1879 1
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
Durham, Thomas, 1828-1909 1
Durrant, Elizabeth Jane Ginger 1
Durrant, Ella E. 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
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