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Latter Day Saint pioneers

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 222 Collections and/or Records:

Short history of my grandfather: Horace Fish and family

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227629653]
Identifier: MSS 5906
Scope and Contents Horace Fish records his family data; his conversion to Mormonism, 1836; his exodus west; the temporary settlement near the Des Moines River in Iowa; mob activities against the Mormons in that area; a settlement near Council Point, Iowa, 1847; his journey across the plains in 1850 in the Milo Andrus Company; his settlement in Centerville, Utah; the settlement in Parowan, Utah, 1853; a fight with the Indians; notes on John Calvin Lazell Smith, first president of the Parowan Stake; the...
Dates: 1941

Nils C. Flygare papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197227329429]
Identifier: MSS 1496
Scope and Contents

Includes journals, an autobiography, family genealogy, biographical information, and correspondence and research information from Philip L. Walker. Describes Flygare's personal life, pioneer memories, missionary experiences, LDS Church activities, leadership activities in business and civic activities in Sweden and Utah.

Dates: 1841-1902

William Forman diary and biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331792]
Identifier: MSS SC 3236
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. Forman writes about his youth. He was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1851 and migrated to Utah in 1854. He lived in Salt Lake City, Utah Valley, and Heber City, Utah. He was fined for polygamy in 1891. Also included are three biographies of family members written by John Forman in 1932.

Dates: 1870-1932

Luke William Gallup autobiography and diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231186922]
Identifier: MSS 2347
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Gallup writes about his early life in Connecticut, his migration to Iowa, and how he joined the Mormon Church. Gallup moved to Springville, Utah, in 1851. He writes about his life in that town, his service during the Utah Expedition of 1857-8, his relationships to his wives, his mission for the Mormon Church to Connecticut. Gallup moved to Santa Ana, California, in 1888.

Dates: 1842-1891

George Carson and Ann Hough chronology of their lives

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316207]
Identifier: MSS SC 1818
Scope and Contents

Paperbound copy of "George Carson and Ann Hough: A Chronology of Their Lives" (which includes bibliographical references), genealogical family group sheets of the Carson family, and photocopies of miscellaneous genealogical records. Also included are census information and the patriarchal blessing of Ann Hough Carson.

Dates: approximately 1980

Thomas Giles autobiography

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316389]
Identifier: MSS SC 1812
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed autobiography of Thomas Giles taken from his journals and other sources. The item includes detailed accounts of the voyage to America, the campaign against Johnston's Army (1857-1858), and the weather and farming in Utah.

Dates: 1854-1903

Biography : Henry Goddard

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341114]
Identifier: MSS 2600
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Goddard was born in 1821 in England, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1850, and migrated to Utah in 1855. He lived in Provo, Utah, and died in 1901.

Dates: 1944

Grandmother's pioneer stories

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315746]
Identifier: MSS SC 1757
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an embellished pioneer story about Lurena Nebeker, whose husband told her not to take her dishes to Utah. She gave them away, but ended up taking them weset when her husband decided to carry a box belonging to a friend.

Dates: approximately 1950

Alice Houghton Greenwood letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230339142]
Identifier: MSS 2423
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten letter. Greenwood wrote a letter to her grandchildren that was later typed by the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. Greenwood wrote about her ealy life, migration to Utah in 1847, and gave her testimony of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1881

William Greenwood papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 39
Scope and Contents

Contains twelve handwritten, signed letters which concern Greenwood's conversion to Mormonism in England, his immigration to the United States, activities in Nauvoo, Illinois, and the 1847 trek to Salt Lake City and American Fork, Utah. Also includes a bound autobiography (plus typescript) written between 1869 and 1884.

Dates: 1847-1884