Jobe Hill autobiography

Jobe Hill autobiography

Dates: 1904

Handwritten autobiography. Hill writes about migrating to Utah, about his life in Smithfield and Clarkston, about problems with grasshoppers, and about other difficult situations. He also talks about the death of his mother and his low opinion of his father, who started drinking. He also tells about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to England and about his marriage.

  • Extent: 1 v. (0.3 linear ft.) : 200 p.
  • Creator: Hill, Jobe, 1855-1906
  • Call Number: MSS 451
  • 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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Initial citation: MSS 451; Jobe Hill autobiography; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 451, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Hill, Jobe, 1855-1906; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Clarkston (Utah)--History; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Great Britain; Mormon missionaries--Great Britain--History; Mormon pioneers--History; Mormons--Utah--Clarkston--History; Mormons--Utah--Smithfield--History; Smithfield (Utah)--History
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Hill (Jobe) autobiography
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-23T04:21-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

Mormon pioneer, who settled in Smithfield and Clarkston, Utah.

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