Autobiography of John H Hayes

Autobiography of John H Hayes

Dates: approximately 1924-1958

The first part contains genealogical records for the family of John H. Hayes, spanning the dates 1604-1958. The second part is John H Hayes' autobiography and covers his birth until the year 1924. The third part is entitled, "Bradford Lane History," which was written by John Stoker Davis, who was nephew of Hayes’ wife, Ruth Elizabeth Davis.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hayes, John H., (John Henry), 1853-1938
  • Call Number: MSS 3850
  • 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
English
Arrangement
One bound book containing three parts: 1. genealogy records for the family of John H. Hayes, spanning the dates 1604 - 1958 2. John H Hayes’ autobiography and covers his birth until the year 1924. 3. entitled, “Bradford Lane History,” which was written by John Stoker Davis, who was nephew of Hayes’ wife, Ruth Elizabeth Davis.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Autobiography of John H Hayes 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 3850; Autobiography of John H Hayes, 1853-1958 ; 19th-20th Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: MSS 3850, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Collection was donated to L. Tom Perry Special Collections by Barbara L. Carlson in 1992.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Barbara L. Carlson; 1992.
Subject Terms
England--Church history--19th century--Sources; Immigrants; Mormon pioneers--Utah; Spanish Fork (Utah)--History
Genre / Form
Autobiographies
Processing Information
Processed; Melissa Cowles and John M. Murphy; April 2007.
Appraisal Information
20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Americana
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS7709
Finding Aid Title
Autobiography of John H Hayes
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Cowles and John M. Murphy
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-16T11:07-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

John H. Hayes was born in England on April 18, 1853. He emigrated to the state of Utah ten years later and eventually settled in Spanish Fork, Utah.

John H. Hayes was born on April 18, 1853 to John Hayes and Damaris Parkin in Claycross, Derbyshire, England. He left England with Brother and Sister Edward Morris on May 29, 1863 for the State of Utah to join the body of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He walked the entire distance from Florence, Nebraska to Salt Lake City, Utah. He married Ruth Elizabeth Davis on April 28, 1873 in the Endowment House in Salt Lake City. They had twelve children. He also married Annie McLean on July 12, 1883 in Salt Lake City. He was an earnest member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served a mission for said church in England. He died April 6, 1938 in Spanish Fork, Utah and was buried on April 9, 1938.



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