Biography of Persis Moore Sweat McKee

Biography of Persis Moore Sweat McKee

Dates: approximately 1958

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Persis Moore Sweat was born in 1820 in Maine. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, married Thomas McKee in 1841, and migrated to Utah in 1853. She lived in Spanish Fork, Utah. When she died, she had 245 descendants, including 8 children.

  • Extent: 1 item (3 p.)(0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Meason, Susan
  • Call Number: MSS 2811
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Biography of Persis Moore Sweat McKee must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
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Initial citation: MSS 2811; Biography of Persis Moore Sweat McKee; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2811, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was photocpied from reel 52 of the 920 microfilm collection.
Acquisition Information
Photocpied from reel 52 of the 920 microfilm collection.
Subject Terms
McKee, Persis Moore Sweat, 1820-; City and Town Life; Home and Family; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon women--Biography; Mormons--Utah; Overland Journeys to the Western United States; Social Life and Customs; Spanish Fork (Utah)--History
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Biography of Persis Moore Sweat McKee
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-29T04:10-0700
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Biographical note

Susan Measom was a daughter of Persis Moore Sweat McKee. This item was written for the North Utah County Company, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Adams Camp, American Fork, Utah.

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