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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

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

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

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

Biographical sketch of William Armstrong

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3283
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography of William Armstrong by Coddington. Armstrong was born in 1805 in Scotland, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Utah in 1853. He worked in Salt Lake City, Utah, but later moved to American Fork, Utah, where he died in 1895.

Dates: approximately 1930

Biographies of ancestors

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 53
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies of ancestors of Rawlinson which relate life in numerous Utah communities in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Included is an excerpt from the 1857 diary of James Farmer.

Dates: approximately 1962

Biography of Jasper Peterson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1579
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Jasper Peterson, the first Mormon bishop of the Castle Dale Ward. He migrated to the United States from Denmark after his family was converted to the Mormon Church.

Dates: approximately 1890

Biography of John William Robertson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1684
Scope and Contents

Carbon copy of a typescript of the biography of John William Robertson, Mormon pioneer who lived in Spanish Fork, Utah and later settled Lovell, Wyoming.

Dates: approximately 1930

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Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
Anderson, Ellen Hanson 1
Armstrong, William, 1805-1895 1
Bean family 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Blythe, John A. 1
Bowen, Albert E. (Albert Ernest), 1875-1953 1
Bowen, Annie Shackleton, 1840-1929 1
Bowles family 1
Bowles, Catherine, 1915-2006 1
Brigham Young University 1
Buckwalter, Henry Shuler, 1831- 1
Buckwalter, Sarah Schuler, 1801-1879 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
Coddington, Elizabeth 1
Dalton, Luella Adams 1
Dansie, Charlotte Rudland, 1829-1862 1
Dansie, Robert, 1825-1896 1
Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Utah County (Utah) 1
Durham, Caroline Mortensen, 1850-1915 1
Dusenberry, Warren N. (Warren Newton), 1836-1915 1
Edwards, Esaias, 1812-1897 1
Farmer, James, 1825-1908 1
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 1
Garner, Mary Field, 1836-1943 1
Guyman, James, 1816-1912 1
Harmon, Joyce Kling 1
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Hasler, Louisa Thalmann, 1843- 1
Hemenway, Elvira Day 1
Hemenway, Luther S. (Luther Singleton), 1811-1891 1
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Hull, Thomas Benson 1
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Jacobsen, Emma McDowell 1
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 1
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 1
Jarvis, George (George Franklin), 1823-1913 1
Johnson, Philo 1
Kartchner, Etta, 1881- 1
Kartchner, William Decatur, 1820-1892 1
Keeler, Rosanne, 1952- 1
Liston, Commodore Perry, 1821-1879 1
Little, James A. (James Amasa), 1822-1908 1
Little, Mary Jane Lytle, 1831-1921 1
Macmasters, William Athole 1
Martindale family 1
Martindale, William Addington, 1814-1873 1
Martindale, William Clinton, 1834-1911 1
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Nebeker, Lurena Fitzgerald, 1819-1898 1
Neilsen, Christian Emil, 1839-1907 1
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Nielsen family 1
Oveson, Lars Peter 1
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Perkins, Brigham Young, 1850-1937 1
Perkins, Jesse Nelson, 1819-1883 1
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Reeve, Mary Lyman, 1882-1959 1
Rhoades, Thomas, 1794 or 1795-1869 1
Ricketts, Norma B. (Norma Baldwin) 1
Robertson, John William, 1862-1928 1
Seely, Orange, 1843-1918 1
Shelley, Charlotte D. 1
Smith family 1
Smith, Mary Ellen Stoddard, 1918-2004 1
Smoot, Diana E., (Diana Eldredge), 1837-1914 1
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Steel, James I., 1819-1910 1
Stoddard family 1
Tanner, George S. 1
Tracy, Eli Alexander, 1833- 1
Tracy, Eliza Ann Sprague 1
Walton family 1
Walton, Emma Jacques, 1857-1933 1
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