Indians of North America
Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:
Typed letters dated Sept. 22, 1969 and July 9, 1975 in Guatemala. These items are addressed to "family and friends" in Provo, Utah and describe the foundation's agricultural self-help project among the rural people of Guatemala. The letters also discuss other foundation matters.
David Brown's third great grandson, Erold Clark Wiscombe, writes about Brown's family history; marriage to Elizabeth Stephens; removal to Illinois in 1831; conversion to Mormonism in 1840; removal to Florence, Nebraska; son, James, joining the Mormon Battalion; quarrel with Brigham Young leading to removal to Calhoun, Iowa; Indian difficulties in Iowa; rebaptism in Salt Lake City, in 1874; and death in Calhoun, Iowa.