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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

Battle with the Indians in pioneer days : Little Creek raid

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3049
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of a story of Indians stealing cattle and horses near Parowan, Utah, on 21 July 1867 during Utah's Black Hawk War. The attempt to take the cattle was thwarted, and the Indians were forced to retreat. The author of the item is unidentified. He writes that he was "nine or ten" at the time of the raid and that his uncle was Joseph Fish, a prominent militia leader in Parowan. The writer also states that he was the brother of Horace Calvin Smith.
Dates: 1900

Abraham Day III

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2680
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Abraham Day, III (1817-1900). Abraham Day was born in Vermont, joned the Mormon Church, moved to Montrose, Iowa near Nauvoo, Illinois, served in the Mormon Battalion 1846-1847, migrated to Utah, took a second wife, and lived in Springville and Mt. Pleasant, Utah, and served in the Black Hawk War. The date of the composition of this item is uncertain.
Dates: approximately 1930

Jesse Perse Harmon papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 502
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and printed letters, notes, military orders, and certificates. The materials relate to the migration of Mormons to Utah, the operations of the Utah militia during the Black Hawk War against Ute Indians, Harmon's Mormon Church activities, and his life in Holden, Utah.
Dates: 1832-1874

History of John Langston

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3102
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of John Langston "in the 55 year of my Life." Langston was born in England and migrated to the United States when he was 16 years old. He worked in the iron industry in several states and joined the Mormon Church. Langston migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, and campaigned against the United States Army during the Utah Expedition of 1857-1858. He was also involved in the Black Hawk War. Also included is an index of...
Dates: approximately 1900

Huntington Chapter collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1271
Abstract Collection is comprised of typewritten biographies of residents of Huntington, Utah. Also included are several documents pertaining to the history of Huntington, Utah.
Dates: 1900-1960

Heber Robert McBride autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 501
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and a photocopy of the item. McBride was born in England, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his parents in 1856, and migrated to Utah. McBride writes about migrating to Utah in the ill-fated handcart company led by Edward Martin. He tells about the hardships he and his family faced. "We used to pray that we might die to get out of our misery." In Utah, McBride lived in Ogden, Provo, and Huntsville. He served as a scout during the Black Hawk...
Dates: 1890

Callie O. Morley biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 872
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three biographies. The subjects of these biographies are Morley's ancesters who settled in the Sanpete Valley of Utah. Her accounts include biographies of John Olson (1845-1896), Daniel (1824-1914) and Amanda Bradley Henrie (1829-1903), and Betsy Elizabeth Kroll Bradley (1811-1893). Daniel was a member of the "Mormon Battalion." Daniel, Amanda, and Betsy Bradley settled in Manti, Utah, while John Olson settled in Moroni, Utah.These accounts are based...
Dates: 1950-1975

Ephraim H. Nye autobiography and journal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4136
Abstract One bound volume by Ephraim Nye discussing his own life and those of his family's, dated 1882-1896.

Dates: 1845-1920

James Mills Paxton autobiography

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 949
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a 17-page handwritten autobiography. Paxton was born in England, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1854, migrated to Utah in 1863, worked in Parowan in 1864, moved to Panguitch in 1865, participated in the Black Hawk War against the Indians, and learned masonry at Toquerville in 1867. He also presents a copy of his patriarchal blessing.
Dates: approximately 1889

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