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Myron Alma Abbott autobiography

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 661
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography of Abbott written in 1917. Includes a description of Abbott's life including his birth in Weber County, and life in Tocquerville and Plymouth, Utah, before moving to Bunkerville, Nevada, in 1877. He describes the stay of the Mormon Apostle, Wilford Woodruff, when he was in Bunkerville while dodging federal officials for polygamy. Also includes Abbott's marriage to Mary Leavitt in 1881 and life in Annabella, Sevier County, Utah, from 1886-1910, where he was involved...
Dates: 1917

Biography of John Olney Adams (native pioneer) and his wife, Mattie Marie Peterson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2842
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. John Olney Adams was born in American Fork, Utah, in 1861 and Mattie Marie Peterson was born in 1864 in Denmark. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah. They married in 1884. John died in 1932 in Bingham, Utah, and Mattie died in 1928.

Dates: 1965

Merle V. Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8108
Scope and Contents

Collection contains photocopies of family scrapbook items relating to Merle V. Adams' career and family life. Also includes family biographies, Merle's filmography, copies of newspaper articles that mention Adams, and information about a hidden treasure reported to be near Kanab that Adams helped look for. Dated 1934-2014.

Dates: 1934-2014

Annie Miller Ottosen biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 958
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and typewritten biographies of family members including sketches of Niels Peter Miller (1837-1921), Ellen Anderson Miller (1833-1929) and Ellen Anderson (1805-1890). These were Mormons who migrated to Utah from Denmark.

Dates: 1910

Biography : Alice Tomlison Armstrong, native pioneer

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2516
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Alice Tomlison was born in 1857 in England. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and she migrated to Utah and settled in American Fork. She married Joseph Armstrong in 1871 and died in 1941.

Dates: 1941

Biography : John Armstrong and wife Mary Hellen Wilson Armstrong, pioneer 1853

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2514
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. John Armstrong was born in England in 1848. His family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1853 and later settled in American Fork. He married Mary Helen Wilson. Mary Wilson was born in 1848 in Philadelphia, and she died in 1919. He died in 1940.

Dates: 1940

Biography : Joseph H. Armstrong, pioneer 1853

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2515
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typed biography. Joseph H. Armstrong was born in England in 1850. His family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1853. They suffered many harships on the way. The family settled in American Fork, Utah, in 1862. He was a carpenter and a farmer, and he died in 1933.

Dates: 1940

Biography of William E. Bate

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2758
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. William E. Bate was born in 1846 in England. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1859. He settled in American Fork and died in 1907 in Rigby, Idaho. This item was read by Laura Logie Timpson at a meeting of Adams Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Utah County, American Fork, Utah.

Dates: 1958

Biographical sketch of Joshua Adams : pioneer of Utah 1848, pioneer of American Fork 1850

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2402
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Joshua Adams was born in 1833 in Canada, and his family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1836. He migrated to Utah in 1848 and later settled in American Fork. He was a farmer and a rancher, had a large family, and died in 1906.

Dates: 1933

Biography of Caroline Hansen Adams : came to Utah in 1861

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2508
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Caroline Hansen was born in Denmark in 1849, and her family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They tried to migrate to Utah by handcart in 1857 but could not make the entire journey. They stayed near Council Bluffs, Iowa, for four years and came to Utah in 1861. She fixed meals for the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young, and later settled in American Fork. She married Jos. Adams and died in...
Dates: 1940

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Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 7
Shelley, Charlotte D. 3
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 2
Okey, Cynthia Adams 2
Abbott, Myron Alma, 1862-1932 1
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Adams family 1
Adams, Caroline Hansen, 1849-1934 1
Adams, John O. (John Olney), 1861-1932 1
Adams, Joshua, 1833-1906 1
Adams, Kate Rowley 1
Adams, Lydia Thornton, 1830-1901 1
Adams, Marillah Olney, 1833-1899 1
Adams, Mattie M. (Mattie Marie), 1864-1928 1
Adams, Merle V., 1899-1988 1
Ambrose, Lucy A., 1896-1986 1
Anderson, Ellen, 1805-1890 1
Andreasen, Ole Christian, 1840-1904 1
Armstrong, Alice Tomlison, 1857-1941 1
Armstrong, Catherine Cradock, 1819-1903 1
Armstrong, John, 1848-1940 1
Armstrong, Joseph H., 1850-1933 1
Armstrong, Mary Helen Wilson, 1848-1919 1
Bate, Herbert, 1844- 1
Bate, John Thomas 1
Bate, William E., 1846-1907 1
Boley, Barbara Hart, 1793- 1
Boley, Henry, 1795- 1
Brooklyn (Ship : 1834-1856) 1
Christofferson, Elma Wootton 1
Foster, Craig L. 1
Gifford, Samuel K. (Samuel Kendall), 1821-1907 1
Harper, Charles Alfred, 1817-1900 1
Hendricks family 1
Hendricks, Samuel Allen 1
Hinton, Harvard R. 1
Hinton, Rose M. (Rose Marie), 1928- 1
Hofmann, Mark 1
Huggard, Cora Greenwood 1
Jensen, Naomi Asay Anderson 1
Jones, Edith Boley, 1892-1973 1
Julian, Jane Spencer, 1797-1875 1
Julian, Nellie 1
Julian, William, 1795-1888 1
Larsen, Arthur Smith 1
Larsen, Cecilie Marie Schmidt 1
Larsen, Hans 1
Larson, Lydia Chadwick 1
Martindale family 1
Martindale, William Addington, 1814-1873 1
Miller, Ellen Anderson, 1833-1929 1
Miller, Niels Peter, 1837-1921 1
Miller, Susan Wild, 1874-1958 1
Mitchell, Charles W. (Charles William), 1929- 1
Nash, Isaac Bartlett 1
Ottosen, Annie Miller, 1837-1921 1
Parkinson, Ellen Elvira Nash 1
Poole, Mary Cramer, 1790-1881 1
Racker, Dot Adams 1
Rowley, Alma, 1853-1922 1
School of the Prophets 1
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 1
Smith, John L. (John Lyman), 1828-1898 1
Smith, John, 1781-1854 1
Speirs, John Dinnan, 1873-1947 1
Speirs, Mary Elizabeth Hendricks, 1876-1956 1
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 1
Tuttle, Hannah J. (Hannah Jane), 1883-1949 1
Utah. Legislature 1
Webb, Frederic William, 1856-1929 1
Webb, George Henry, 1865-1944 1
Wild, Joseph, 1834-1911 1
Wild, Mary Shuttleworth, 1832-1902 1
Wild, Maude Shelley, 1866-1945 1
Wood, Gideon Durfee, 1808-1890 1
Wood, Jane Handcock, 1811-1891 1
Wood, Lyman Stephen, 1832- 1
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 1
Wootton, John, 1842-1922 1
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