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Parowan (Utah)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

James Samuel Page Bowler autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329655]
Identifier: MSS SC 3091
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is a biography of James Samuel Page Bowler written at an unknown date, probably around 1921. Bowler was born in England in 1845 and describes his life as a Mormon in that country. He migrated to Utah in 1880 and settled in Hebron, Utah. He worked as a shoemaker, was elected a justice of the peace, and taught school at Fort Hamblin, Utah. He moved to Parowan, Utah, in 1894 and then to Gunlock, Utah.
Dates: approximately 1921

Death of faithful veteran : sketch of the life of Elder Daniel Allen

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329747]
Identifier: MSS SC 3082
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten manuscript. The item is a biography of Daniel Allen. He was born on 9 December 1804 in Whitestown, New York, and moved to Chataugua County, New York, in 1807. Daniel Allen married Mary Anne Morris on 6 October 1828. They were baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in June 1832. In 1836, he moved to Kirtland, Ohio, and he later went to the Far West, Missouri, area. He faced the Missouri persecution of Mormons, and he...
Dates: approximately 1920

Short history of my grandfather: Horace Fish and family

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227629653]
Identifier: MSS 5906
Scope and Contents Horace Fish records his family data; his conversion to Mormonism, 1836; his exodus west; the temporary settlement near the Des Moines River in Iowa; mob activities against the Mormons in that area; a settlement near Council Point, Iowa, 1847; his journey across the plains in 1850 in the Milo Andrus Company; his settlement in Centerville, Utah; the settlement in Parowan, Utah, 1853; a fight with the Indians; notes on John Calvin Lazell Smith, first president of the Parowan Stake; the reformation...
Dates: 1941

History of William Adams written by himself January 1894 age 72 years

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329838]
Identifier: MSS SC 3089
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is a 26 page autobiography of William Adams. Adams describes how was born in Ireland on January 8, 1822. He was raised a Protestant but joined the Mormon Church in 1842. He migrated to the United States up the Mississippi River. He settled in Nauvoo, Illinois, where he worked as a stone mason on the Nauvoo Temple. Adams was present at a meeting after the death of Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church. "I heard a voice...
Dates: 1894

Thomas Jefferson Jones autobiography and a biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329713]
Identifier: MSS SC 3100
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. One two-paged item is an autobiography of Jones. The other item is a two-paged biography of Jones by an unknown person at an unknown date. Jones was born on 6 September 1838 in Pittsfield, Illinois. He came to Willard, Utah, and later settled in Panaca, Nevada, and Washington and Parowan, Utah. Jones served as bishop and stake president in the Mormon Church and was prosecuted for polygamy.
Dates: approximately 1912-1920

Brief sketch of the life of Hyrum Lenny

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330737]
Identifier: MSS SC 3103
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is a "brief sketch of the life of Hyrum Lenny, written by his wife and dictated by him July 1933." Hyrum was born in Parowan, Utah, 26 Aug. 1862. He married Mary Margaret Wodbury. He had 11 children, 9 sons and 2 daughters. Hyrum visited relatives, worked in Silver Reef, Utah, moved to St. George, Utah, and held numerous positions with the Mormon Church. An index to the item is included.
Dates: 1933

Life history of James Lewis, son of James, son of George

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330711]
Identifier: MSS SC 3106
Scope and Contents Born in Gorhaum, Maine in 1814 to James and Hannah Harding Lewis. Sketch includes the following data; family background in Maine; went to sea for a few years, ended up in Saint Loring, Missouri; conversion to Mormonism, 1841; married Emily Jennson Holman, 1847; called to settle southern Utah, 1850; left Parowan to serve mission to China, 1852; returned from mission, 1854; married Emma Batman, 1877, called to grow cotton in Utah's Dixie; moved to Kanab, 1871; moved to Taylor, Arizona, 1882;...
Dates: undated

Lorenzo Snow Lyman collection

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328814]
Identifier: MSS SC 2976
Scope and Contents Correspondence and certificates of Lorenzo S. Lyman and Lyman family papers. The correspondence deals with 19th and 20th century Utah politics; references to Brigham Young, Wilford Woodruff, Lorenzo Snow, the St. George Temple, and Utah mining and politics; Family History; family activities in various locations (San Bernardino, California and Fillmore and Parowan, Utah); and letters from Francis M. Lyman about being an apostle and travels (a visit to Egypt and Palestine in 1902). Certificates...
Dates: 1853-1964

Priddy Meeks correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2171
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence and patriarchal blessings of family members. Most of the items were written in Parowan and in Orderville, Utah and relate to family matters.
Dates: 1854-1892

Life story of David Ward

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329754]
Identifier: MSS SC 3081
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm of a typewritten document. The item is a biography of David Ward who was born on 13 January 1834 in Leicester, England. He was the youngest of nine children born to William Ward and Susanna Webster Ward. David was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on 22 February 1846. He migrated to the United States in 1847 with his mother and father. They settled near Council Bluffs, Iowa. David Ward and his family came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in...
Dates: approximately 1930