The life story of Jehzeel Gibb Merkley

The life story of Jehzeel Gibb Merkley

Dates: circa 1975

Photocopies of a typewritten biography of Jehzeel Gibb Merkley. Jehzeel married Alva Marion Merkley in 1900. They had nine children. The family was active in the Mormon Church and lived in Magrath, Alberta. Also included are photocopies of photographs of family members and genealogies of the Merkley family.

  • Extent: 38 p.
  • Creator: Clarke, Rissa M., 1909
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1081
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from The life story of Jehzeel Gibb Merkley 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 SC 1081; The life story of Jehzeel Gibb Merkley; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1081, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Mrs. Rissa Clark in 1978.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Mrs. Rissa Clark; 1978.
Subject Terms
Merkley, Alva Marion, 1862-1950; Merkley, Jehzeel Gibb, 1874-1955; Home and Family; Mormon women--Alberta--Magrath--Biography; Mormons--Alberta--Magrath--Biography; Social Life and Customs
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Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Life story of Jehzeel Gibb Merkley
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-11-03T09:06-0600
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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts