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Biography -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical sketch of Mrs. Christina Kelly

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230333061]
Identifier: MSS SC 3310
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography of Christina Kelly. Christina Peterson Kelly was born in Denmark in 1837, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Utah in 1853 and 1854. She settled in American Fork, Utah, and married William Kelly in 1856. She died in 1914.

Dates: approximately 1930

Biographical sketch of the life of Elizabeth Cunningham Kelley

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230333087]
Identifier: MSS SC 3312
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. "Dates and historical events arranged and collected by Olive Dunn Binnall, a Grand-daughter---October 6, 1930." Kelley was born in Scotland in 1843, came to the United States in 1856, and migrated to Utah with the Willie handcart company. Kelly suffered many hardships before the company reached Salt Lake City, Utah. She died in 1922.

Dates: 1930

Biographies of the Guymons

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313303]
Identifier: MSS SC 1580
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of the typewritten biographies of Noah Thomas Guymon and his wife, Isabelle Sanderson Guymon, who were members of the Mormon Church in Orangeville, Utah.

Dates: 1977

Biography of George Crookston

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230333079]
Identifier: MSS SC 3311
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography of George Crookston by an unknown author. Crookston was born in Scotland in 1843, and he migrated to Utah in 1855. He settled in American Fork, Utah, and was a farmer as well as a marshal, deputy marshal, and constable. He died in 1926.

Dates: approximately 1930

Book of remembrance

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325315]
Identifier: MSS SC 2626
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies and genealogy charts of Adams family members. The item is a compilation of family histories, diaries, and miscellaneous items. Sadie Clark is the author of many of the biographies. The materials include excerpts from the diary of William Adams (1822-1901).

Dates: approximately 1975

Book of remembrance of the Quayle family

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230311042]
Identifier: MSS SC 1329
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typewritten genealogical charts, photographs, and chronology of the Quayle family. The document details the history of John Quayle: his life on the Isle of Man, conversion to Mormonism, emigration to New York in 1841, Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1846, and Salt Lake City, Utah in 1847. The history continues through Quayle's death in 1892. Genealogical charts of the family are current through 1985.

Dates: 1985

Chronological history of Samuel Mulliner and his families

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323963]
Identifier: MSS SC 2467
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten and handwritten family history. The handwritten sections are corrections to the text and photocopies of diary entries. Samuel Mulliner (1809-1891) was a convert to the Mormon Church. He was raised in Scotland, moved to Canada, and migrated to Utah in 1850. He had three wives and lived in Salt Lake City, Lehi, and Orderville, Utah.

Dates: 1984

William Jefferson Cook diary and biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230234574]
Identifier: MSS SC 150
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary which describes Cook's journey overland from the Missouri River to California. Also describes the author's return by sea to New York, including a crossing by mule of the Isthmus of Panama. Also includes 4 pages of biographical information concerning Cook written in 1957 by Mary F. Owensby.

Dates: 1850-1852(bulk), 1850-1957 (inclusive)

Croxton's raid manuscript

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1658
Scope and Contents

Original typed manuscript, corrected page proofs, blueline proofs, and cover. The work describes the commanders and regiments who took part in a Union raid in Alabama in 1865 led by John Croxton.

Dates: 1979

The descendants of Michael and Mary Blind Schreck

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314004]
Identifier: MSS SC 1599
Scope and Contents

Privately published unbound document consisting of the typewritten, abbreviated biographies of Michael and Mary Blind Schreck and their descendants. This work also contains photocopies of many family pictures.

Dates: 1978