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Latter Day Saint pioneers

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 222 Collections and/or Records:

Sketch of David Bowman Bybees life: pioneer of 1851

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329648]
Identifier: MSS SC 3092
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm of a typescript. The item is a biography of David Bowman Bybee "prepared by his granddaughter, Gertrude S. Romney" on an unknown date. Bybee was born on 17 Sept. 1832 in Kentucky. His parents joined the Mormon Church about 1846. The family migrated to Utah about 1851 and settled in Uintah, Utah. He married Adelia Higley and worked for the railroad in Weber County, Utah. He was a devoted member of the Mormon Church, and later moved to Hooper, Utah. He died on 22...
Dates: 1930

David H. Cannon autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244805]
Identifier: MSS SC 588
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography which describes emigration from England to Utah, 1842-1847, his church missions to California, England and Utah's Dixie and his experiences as an immigrant leader. Gives data on church positions, including his calling as president of the St. George, Utah Latter-day Saint Temple.

Dates: 1917

Johanna Christina Danielson Cannon personal history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230312545]
Identifier: MSS SC 1421
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten personal history. Cannon describes her emigration to Utah, her homesteading experiences there, and her marriage as a plural wife to Angus M. Cannon.

Dates: 1910

Biographical sketch of William Carter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489184]
Identifier: MSS 528
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography. Also included is a typewritten poem by Johnson. William Carter was a Mormon who lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1847, and lived in Salt Lake City and later in St. George, Utah. He was a polygamist who spent time in the Utah penitentiary for bigamy.

Dates: 1938

Solomon Chamberlain autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314822]
Identifier: MSS SC 1748
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed copy of Solomon Chamberlain's autobiography. He describes spiritual experiences before his conversion and talks about prospecting for gold in California.

Dates: 1856

Talitha C. Avery Cheney autobiography and a biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331784]
Identifier: MSS SC 3237
Scope and Contents Photocopy of microfilm copy of a typed autobiography. Cheney writes about her early life and her conversion to the Mormon Church in 1837. She moved with her family to Nauvoo, Illinois, where she heard sermons by Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the first president of the Mormon Church. She also heard Brigham Young (1801-1877), second president of the Mormon Church. Talitha married William Howard Avery in 1844. He died in 1847. She migrated to Utah in 1853 and married Elam Cheney. She lived...
Dates: 1895-1935

John Haslem Clark life histories

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230332162]
Identifier: MSS SC 3198
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection describes the events of John Haslem Clark's life in his own words. He recalls his experience of traveling across the plains and settling in early Salt Lake City and Manti, and includes stories of encounters with Indians and the challenges of creating a life in newly-settled Utah. Also includes the genealogy of relatives and descendants of John Haslem Clark, Senior, John Haslem Clark's father.

Dates: 1920-1933

Biography of Joseph Smith Clements and his wife, Roxie Ann Baker Clements

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338524]
Identifier: MSS 2787
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten dual biography. Joseph Smith Clements was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1842. He came to Utah in 1849. He live in Salt Lake City and in Stockton, Utah. Roxie Ann Baker was born in 1849 in Des Moines, Iowa, and came to Utah in 1850. Joseph married Roxie Ann, and they had 12 children. They were both members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They lived in American Fork, Utah. Joseph died in 1895, and Roxie Ann...
Dates: 1958

William McKay and family ship tickets

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230243997]
Identifier: MSS SC 615
Scope and Contents

Circular which confirms reservations and explains procedures for William McKay and his family's passage on the ship Thornton from Liverpool, England to New York. Includes a list of McKay family's names and ages.

Dates: 1856

Daughters of Utah Pioneers scrapbooks

 Collection — Oversize 1: [Barcode: 31197232478104]
Identifier: MSS 6214

Three scrapbooks of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, dated 1948-1950, 1942-1944, and 1947 for the Utah Centennial, 1847-1947.

Dates: 1942-1950