Mormons -- Utah -- Huntsville -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 501
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and a photocopy of the item. McBride was born in England, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his parents in 1856, and migrated to Utah. McBride writes about migrating to Utah in the ill-fated handcart company led by Edward Martin. He tells about the hardships he and his family faced. "We used to pray that we might die to get out of our misery." In Utah, McBride lived in Ogden, Provo, and Huntsville. He served as a scout during the Black Hawk...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2714
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography. Tracy writes about being baptized by the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith, in 1842, his migration to Utah in 1850, his settling in Huntsville, Utah, and his mission to the Indians (probably Shoshoni Indians) at Ft. Supply (near Ft. Bridger), Wyoming. Also included are autobiographies of Tracy's wife, Eliza Ann Sprague Tracy, and his mother, Nancy Alexander Tracy.
Dates: approximately 1910