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Spanish Fork (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Alma A. Andrus biographical papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230238799]
Identifier: MSS SC 320
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography, copies of 2 photographs and a typescript of Andrus' journal from 1908 to 1968.

Dates: 1908-1975

Mary Andrus papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231581312]
Identifier: MSS 1462
Scope and Contents

Collection contains an autobiography, certificates, family history, legal documents, letters, photographs, talks and tributes. Also includes material relating to the Latter-day Saint Church Spanish Fork, Utah 1st Ward Young Ladies Mutual Improvement Association, 5th Ward Relief Society, Spanish Fork Public Library, the Icelandic Association, and Alma Archibald Andrus' journal (1909-1968).

Dates: 1902-1975

John H. Hayes autobiography

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233649471]
Identifier: MSS 3850
Scope and Contents

The first part contains genealogical records for the family of John H. Hayes, spanning the dates 1604-1958. The second part is John H Hayes' autobiography and covers his birth until the year 1924. The third part is entitled, "Bradford Lane History," which was written by John Stoker Davis, who was nephew of Hayes’ wife, Ruth Elizabeth Davis.

Dates: approximately 1924-1958

Biographical sketches of Joseph Ellison Beck

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240266]
Identifier: MSS SC 396
Scope and Contents

Two typewritten histories of Joseph Beck, a Mormon pioneer and leader, written by Allen L. Beck and Eva Pearl Elder Beck.

Dates: 1966

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 of Esmeralda Andrus McKell

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230308584]
Identifier: MSS SC 1071
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a carbon copy. Presented at a meeting of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers on 12 April 1945. Esmeralda Andrus McKeel (1865-1926) was born in Draper, Utah. For most of her adult life, she lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, during the winters and worked at her husband's ranch at he junction of the Spanish Fork and Diamond Fork rivers. She was active in the Mormon Church and had ten children.

Dates: 1945

Biography of Ezra Woodyatt Robertson

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314079]
Identifier: MSS SC 1689
Scope and Contents

Carbon copy of a typed biography of Ezra W. Robertson. He was a Latter-Day Saint farmer who lived in Spanish Fork, Utah.

Dates: circa 1950

Biography of John William Robertson

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314244]
Identifier: MSS SC 1684
Scope and Contents

Carbon copy of a typescript of the biography of John William Robertson, Mormon pioneer who lived in Spanish Fork, Utah and later settled Lovell, Wyoming.

Dates: approximately 1930

Biography of Persis Moore Sweat McKee

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338565]
Identifier: MSS 2811
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Persis Moore Sweat was born in 1820 in Maine. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, married Thomas McKee in 1841, and migrated to Utah in 1853. She lived in Spanish Fork, Utah. When she died, she had 245 descendants, including 8 children.

Dates: approximately 1958

Flora Robertson Brimhall autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336411]
Identifier: MSS 458
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Brimhall writes about her family background, her youth in Spanish Fork, Utah, her marriage to George H. Brimhall, and gives her reflections on polygamy. As an adult, she lived in Provo, Utah.

Dates: 1938