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Latter Day Saint pioneers

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 222 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical sketch of William Armstrong

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230332410]
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


 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230234996]
Identifier: MSS SC 184
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies and an autobiography. The items relate incidents in the lives of various family members. The autobiography is by Tamma Durfee Miner who writes about her conversion to the Mormon Church; experiences as a Mormon in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois; migration to Utah; and settling in Springville, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1880-1950


 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313915]
Identifier: MSS SC 1592
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten biographies of Henry Bailey Jacobs and Zina Diantha Huntington Young, along with photocopies of typed and handwritten letters. The items, which relate to family matters and marriage relationships, include a letter from the LDS Historical Department regarding the marriages of Zina to Joseph Smith and Brigham Young, and a letter from the U.S. Customs Court in New York denying the existence of any records relating to a divorce between Henry and Zina.

Dates: 1844-1976

Biographies of ancestors

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSSSC53

Biographies of ancestors

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233170]
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

Biographies of Isabel Siddoway and Francis Armstrong

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313444]
Identifier: MSS SC 1612
Scope and Contents

One book containing 15 photographs, 2 biographies of Francis Armstrong, 2 life sketches of Isabel Siddoway Armstrong, 13 genealogy sheets, and miscellaneous items. The Armstrong biographies describe the lives of Mormon pioneers.

Dates: 1929-1979

Biographies of John H. Clifton

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244573]
Identifier: MSS SC 566
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographical sketch of John H. Clifton, Mormon pioneer, which tells of his emigration from England to Utah and settlement in Bear Lake Valley, Idaho. Also includes another biographical sketch giving details about his wife Hannah.

Dates: 1942

Biographies of Stephen Markham

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240977]
Identifier: MSS SC 418
Scope and Contents

Three typewritten biographies written by John H. Hayes and George A. Hicks.

Dates: undated

Biography : Alice Thornton Mott

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230339795]
Identifier: MSS 2548
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Alice Thornton was born in 1839 in Hancock County, Illinois, to a couple who were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She migrated to Utah in 1852 where she settled in American Fork. She married Stephen Mott in 1856. She had no children and died in 1914.

Dates: approximately 1940

Biography : David A. Ingersoll

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230339746]
Identifier: MSS 2541
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typed biography. David A. Ingersoll was born in 1845 in Hancock County, Illinois. His family were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and they migrated to Utah in 1863 where they settled in American Fork. In 1869, he married Mary Jane Alston, and he died in 1930.

Dates: approximately 1940