Journal of the doings of William Lefevre

Journal of the doings of William Lefevre

Dates: approximately 1877

Brief handwritten autobiography and typed copy of it. The item includes a list of the children born to each of his two wives. He mentions buying two young "paheed" (probably a Paiute group) girls in exchange for a filly and a rifle.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.02 linear ft.) : 11 p.
  • Creator: Lefevre, William, 1833-1920
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1804
  • 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 SC 1804; Journal of the doings of William Lefevre; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1804, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Minnie L. Carlisle in 1980.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Minnie L. Carlisle; 1980.
Subject Terms
Lefevre family; Lefevre, William, 1833-1920; Home and Family; Mormons--England--Lincolnshire--History; Paiute Indians--Utah--History; Parowan (Utah)--Genealogy; Polygamy--Utah--Parowan--History; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Genealogies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Journal of the doings of William Lefevre
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-16T04:20-0600
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Biographical Note

Mormon polygamist who emigrated to Utah from England.

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