Mormon converts -- Biography
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
History of Robert Gardner, Jr. / written by himself at St. George, Utah
Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305424]
Identifier: MSS SC 793
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Detailed account of frontier life in Canada; his family's conversion to Mormonism in the early 1840s; a trip to Nauvoo, Illinois, in June 1845; the trip across the plains to Utah in 1847; and life in pioneer Utah.Also includes account of the author's mission to Canada (1857-1858) and his subsequent recall because of the Utah War, along with his family's move to settle St. George, Utah. Ends with text of Gardner's patriarchal blessing, genealogical...
Lake family biographies
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305135]
Identifier: MSS SC 768
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Contains biographies of James Lake (1788-1874); Philomelia Smith Lake (1794-1873); James Lake, Sr. (1760- ); and George Lake (1838-1898) written by some of their grandchildren. Also includes autobiography of George Lake (1838-1898). Discusses the family's genealogy; their conversion to the Mormon Church in 1832; their migration with the Mormons to Ohio, Illinois, and Utah; illnesses and deaths in the family; life on the Utah frontier; George's mission in Great...
Morris Phelps reminiscence
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309236]
Identifier: MSS SC 1198
Scope and Contents
Handwritten pages detailing the Phelps family history and the story of Phelps' initial contact with Mormonism. The manuscript pages are numbered through 20 with pages 7-16 missing. Family history includes birthdates and spouses of brothers and sister. Note at end of document in another hand indicates that some dates are inaccurate and that Maxine Phelps Lines of Mesa, Arizona is in control of additional information.
Westover family history
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305259]
Identifier: MSS SC 771
Scope and Contents
Holograph and photocopies of letter dated July 22, 1877, from Joanna Matilda Erickson Westover to her husband, Edwin Lycurgus Westover; a biographical sketch of Joanna Westover; and genealogical information on the Westover family. The biographical sketch was written by Joanna's granddaughter, Mary Westover Carroll.