Florence Green Marsh personal history

Florence Green Marsh personal history

Dates: Approximately 1945

Contains items written by Florence Green Marsh. They tell of her conversion story and voyage to America. Following her coming to America, she experienced harships within her family including the loss of her brother Dan. Her family eventually joined her in America. Materials are dated approximately 1945.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Marsh, Florence Green, 1884-1974
  • Call Number: MSS 8166
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Florence Green Marsh personal history 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 8166; Florence Green Marsh personal history; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8166, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Collection was donated by Kathy Calkins in 2013.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Kathy Calkins; 2013.
Subject Terms
Immigration and American Expansion; Overland Journeys to the Western United States; Mormon converts--England; Marsh, Florence Green, 1884-1974
Genre / Form
Personal papers
Processing Information
Processed; Catie Freedman, student manuscript processor, John M. Murphy, curator; 2015.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS8166
Finding Aid Title
Marsh (Florence Green) personal history
Finding Aid Author
Catie Freedman
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-10-21 09:24:03 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Florence Green Marsh (1884-1974) was a Mormon immigrant.

Florence Green Marsh was born on June 5, 1884 in Pinxton, Derbyshire, England to parents Theophilus and Annie Amanda Scrivens Green. As a young girl her family moved to Wales where they were baptized into the Mormon church. At the age of 11 she came to America.

She married John Dabney Marsh on November 5, 1907. They lived in Utah and eventually moved their family to California.

Marsh passed away on June 8, 1974 in St. George, Utah. She is buried in Glendale, California.



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