Ebenezer Crouch autobiography

Ebenezer Crouch autobiography

Dates: 1823

Typescript of an autobiography. Crouch was born in Tumbridge Wells, Kent, England; migrated to America in 1856; and came to Utah in 1859. Crouch tells about encounters with Ute Indians, describes Orrin Porter Rockwell, and writes about being married polygamously. He lived in numerous places in Utah and had several occupations.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Crouch, Ebenezer, 1850-1942
  • Call Number: MSS 614
  • 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.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Autobiography 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 614; Ebenezer Crouch autobiography; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 614, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Crouch, Ebenezer, 1850-1942; Rockwell, Orrin Porter, 1813-1878; Material Types; Mormon pioneers--History; Mormons--Utah--History; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Polygamy--Utah--History; Publications; Ute Indians--Utah--History
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Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Crouch (Ebenezer) autobiography
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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Biographical History

Mormon pioneer and bishop of the Lnark Ward, in the Bear Lake Stake, Idaho from 1898 to 1902.

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