Biography of John Benjamin Roberts

Biography of John Benjamin Roberts

Dates: approximately 1958

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. John Benjamin Roberts was born in 1847 in Winter Quarters, Nebraska, while his parents were migrating to Utah with other members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. John came to Utah in 1863 and settled in American Fork. John married Martha Bush in 1867. He ran a drug store in American Fork for many years and died in 1917.

  • Extent: 1 item (5 p.)(0.02 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Roberts, William Henry, 1883
  • Call Number: MSS 2814
  • 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 John Benjamin Roberts 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 2814; Biography of John Benjamin Roberts; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2814, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was photocopied from reel 52 of the 920 microfilm collection.
Acquisition Information
Photocopied from reel 52 of the 920 microfilm collection.
Subject Terms
Roberts, John Benjamin, 1847-1917; American Fork (Utah)--History; Immigrants; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers; Pioneers
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Biography of John Benjamin Roberts
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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

William Henry Roberts was a son of John Benjamin Roberts.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts