Latter Day Saints -- Biography
Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:
Contains two biographies, compiled by Jenson, about her parents, Ralph W. Jenson and Helen Harris Jenson. The volumes discuss their lives and heritage. Materials date from between 1984 and 2000.
Autobiography details memories of his childhood in Hong Kong; attendance at the Church College of Hawaii, 1971-1972, University of Hawaii, 1972-1974, and Brigham Young University MBA program, 1976-1978; a Latter-day Saint mission to Hong Kong, 1974-1976; marriage; and working experiences in Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, and the United States.
Holograph biography of George Washington Langley (1818-1850). Mormon missionary and pioneer to Utah, bodyguard of prophet Brigham Young (1801-1877), and husband of Mary Turner and Martha McKinney Frost.
Collection contains biographies of Smith, his wives, and their ancestors, written by their descendants; journals and transcripts of journals of Smith and his wives; correspondence among the family; Smith, Marsden, Fish, and Goodall genealogy; and family photos. Also contains the Joseph W. Smith Book of Remembrance that was created by his seventeen children, especially Margaret Smith Larson. Dated 1814-1994.
Biography of William Howell (1816-1851) by his grandson, William Louis Howell. William Howell was born in Wales and was converted to the Mormon Church. He was active in that faith and died in 1851 near Kanesville, Iowa, while moving with the Mormons to Utah.
Typewritten family histories. Lyman writes about the Edward Patridge and Lucretia Hancock Robinson families. These families were early converts to the Mormon Church. They suffered persecutions, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, came to Utah, and settled in Fillmore, Utah.
Autobiography by Cyrena Dustin Merrille, including her experience joining the Mormon Church in 1837, time spent in Far West, Missouri, Nauvoo, Illinois, Winter Quarters, Nebraska, and her migration to Salt Lake City, Utah. She describes the impact of a measles outbreak among Ute Indians in Salt Lake City in 1851, and an 1876 move to Arizona with her family. Also included is a genealogy of the Merrill family. Dated 1898 to 1907.