Jesse Smith Decker family history

Jesse Smith Decker family history

Dates: 1985

Manuscript of a book co-written by Jesse Smith and Helen Ellsworth Decker entitled, Remember Who You Are: A Brief History of the Ancestors, Lives, and Family of Louis Addison and Achsah May Hatch Decker. 205 pages, including pedigree charts, histories, photographs, and family songs and poetry, published in 1985.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Decker, Jesse Smith, 1908-2000
  • Call Number: MSS 4226
  • 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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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 4226; Jesse Smith Decker family history; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4226, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Richard G. Ellsworth in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Richard G. Ellsworth; 1987.
Subject Terms
Arizona; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Family histories
Processing Information
Processed; Amanda Clark; 2 August 2007.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Decker (Jesse Smith) family history
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amanda Clark and Karen Glenn, student processors; John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-27T04:14-0600
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Biographical History

Jesse Smith Decker (1908-) was married to Helen Ellsworth. Together they had one child.

Jesse Smith Decker was born April 10, 1908, the only child of Louis Addison and Achsah Mae (or May) Hatch Decker of Taylor, Arizona. He married Helen Ellsworth (December 3, 1909), only daughter of German Edgar and Mary Rachael Smith Ellsworth of Chicago, in Salt Lake City, Utah, on September 1, 1933. One child, Carolyn Mae Decker, was born to the couple on November 12, 1940, in Mesa Arizona.

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