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Biography of Caroline Hansen Adams : came to Utah in 1861

Biography of Caroline Hansen Adams : came to Utah in 1861

Dates: 1940

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Caroline Hansen was born in Denmark in 1849, and her family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They tried to migrate to Utah by handcart in 1857 but could not make the entire journey. They stayed near Council Bluffs, Iowa, for four years and came to Utah in 1861. She fixed meals for the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young, and later settled in American Fork. She married Jos. Adams and died in 1934.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : (3 p.)
  • Creator: Racker, Dot Adams
  • Call Number: MSS 2508
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Biography of Caroline Hansen Adams : came to Utah in 1861 must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 2508; Biography of Caroline Hansen Adams : came to Utah in 1861; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2508, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was photocopied from reel 51 of the 920 microfilm collection.
Acquisition Information
Photocopied from reel 51 of the 920 microfilm collection.
Subject Terms
Pioneers; Immigration and American Expansion; American Fork (Utah)--History; Mormon handcart companies; Mormon women--Biography; Immigrants; Mormons--Denmark; Mormons--Emigration and immigration; Adams, Caroline Hansen, 1849-1934; Racker, Dot Adams
Genre / Form
Biography; Photocopies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS2508
Finding Aid Title
Biography of Caroline Hansen Adams : came to Utah in 1861
Finding Aid Author
Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-11-19 09:56:22 -0700.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical note

Racker was a writer of family histories and a daugther of Caroline Hansen Adams.



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