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James J. Adams autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
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

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

Ellen Hanson Anderson biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1613
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed biography of Ellen Hanson Anderson, who crossed the plains to Utah in 1855 and settled in Mount Pleasant.

Dates: 1952

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

James I. Steel autobiography and family records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 516
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography with family records apparently also copied by Steel. James Steel converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1854. He later settled in Tooele County, Utah. Steel entered into polygamy in 1874. Also included are ordinations and patriarchal blessings of family members. Steel also writes about his visions and dreams.

Dates: 1879-1910

Claude Vincent and Lillie Liston Baker collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1682
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of personal letters, histories and rememberances from the Claude Vincent and Lillie Liston Baker family. It provides an intimate and loving portrait of a Mormon family and their struggle to tame southern Utah.

Dates: 1929-1960

George Stanton Barrus family history papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8043
Scope and Contents

Contains bound history of John Rowberry Droubay and Annie Shields Droubay, Cyrus Tolman, Freeman Nickerson and Huldah Chapman, Foster and Lois Barrus, and others in the George Stanton Barrus family. All materials include pictures and biographies of the life events of these ancestors. Also includes one CD called "George and Anna Merlynn Droubay Barrus: The Missions Shall Never End," which contains a PDF file of George Stanton Barrus's personal history. Dated circa 2005-2012.

Dates: approximately 2005-2012

George Washington Bean autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7076
Dates: approximately 1881-1895

George Washington Bean journal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3860
Scope and Contents

Journal contains entries by George Washington Bean from about 1855 to 1878 and includes a short autobiography, transaction records from his business dealings, and personal and family experiences.

Dates: approximately 1855-1878

Jacob G. Bigler autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2757
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography. Bigler writes about his relationship with the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), his life in Nauvoo, Illinois, his migration to Utah, and his life in Nephi, Utah. Bigler served on a mission for the Mormon Church in Ireland and was active in Mormon Church activities in Nephi.

Dates: 1907

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Adams, James J., 1848- 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Allison, Helen Taylor 1
Allred family 1
Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
Anderson, Ellen Hanson 1
Armstrong, William, 1805-1895 1
Arrington, Edna Corn, 1894-1960 1
Arrington, Leonard J. 1
Arrington, N. W. (Noah Wesley), 1889-1968 1
Ashton, MaryAnne Butler 1
Ashworth family 1
Ashworth, Rachel Calder, 1928- 1
Baker, Claude Vincent, 1881-1944 1
Baker, Lillie Liston, 1884-1960 1
Barrus, George Stanton, 1925- 1
Bean family 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Bilings, William Wallace 1
Blackburn, Abner, 1827-1904 1
Blythe, John A. 1
Bowen, Albert E. (Albert Ernest), 1875-1953 1
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Brooksby, Preston, 1933- 1
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Brown, Dorothy P. (Dorothy Pike Putnam), 1925-2008 1
Brown, William Dearborn, 1813-1901 1
Buckwalter, Henry Shuler, 1831- 1
Buckwalter, Sarah Schuler, 1801-1879 1
Calder family 1
Card, Charles Ora, 1839-1906 1
Carroll (Family : Carroll, Charles N. (Charles Negus), 1817-1902) 1
Carroll, Charles N. (Charles Negus), 1817-1902 1
Christensen family 1
Christensen, Christian, 1790-1871 1
Christensen, Soren Peter, 1848-1931 1
Christiansen, Blenda Ottosen 1
Christiansen, John R. 1
Christiansen, Niels Christian, 1817-1899 1
Christiansen, Parley, 1857-1930 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Hawaii Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission 1
Coddington, Elizabeth 1
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Davis, Elisha H., 1815- 1
Davis, Lowell W. 1
Draper, Ellen A., 1846-1939 1
Dudley family 1
Dudley, Mary Ann Robinson, 1811-1884 1
Durham, Caroline Mortensen, 1850-1915 1
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Durrant, Ada Rendell 1
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Farmer, James, 1825-1908 1
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Hasler, Louisa Thalmann, 1843- 1
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Hemenway, Luther S. (Luther Singleton), 1811-1891 1
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Henrie, Myra Mayall 1
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