Latter Day Saints -- Biography
Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:
Typewritten biographies of Asael Smith and Mary Duty Smith, the grandparents of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844). Also included are genealogies relating to the genealogy of Asael and Mary Duty Smith. The biographies are largely compilations of sources by Smith family members. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.
This collection consists of an autobiographical sketch by Taylor, a photoduplicated copy of the "Book of Remembrance" for the "Granite Stake of Zion," and photocopies of Taylor's newspaper obituary. The personal history is short and outlines the author's life from birth to the year 1905. It includes the blessing given to him as a baby and several patriarchal blessings he received.
Photocopies of typewritten manuscripts. The materials are a history of the Turman family with accompanying genealogies. Also included are brief biographies of Turman family members. The Turmans lived in Virginia and Kentucky. After joining the Mormon Church, they lived largely in Utah and Arizona.
Journal entries, 1901-1957, includes iformation on the founding and development of Pima, Arizona. Autobiography details memories of his childhood in Pima; attendance at Brigham Young Academy, 1892-1893; marriage; church service. Also includes information on his first wife, Estella Newell, and his second wife, Hannah May Allen. Also includes information on his parents, children and other family members.
Briefly describes his U.S. Army service during World War II; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission in Tahiti, 1946-1948; attendance at BYU; marriage; teaching high school; teaching at BYU Laboratory School and the College of Education; travels; and his family.
Contains biographies for Lewis William Barry Wride, 1862-1934 and Harriet Stark Wride, 1868-1944; Alma Baker, 1877-1950 and Hannah McKinley Baker, 1870-1946; and Daniel Stark, 1820-1907. The collection also consists of Philip J. Hart's autobiography, his personal journals 1932-1999; scrapbooks, photographs, and materials relating to Hart's career.