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Death of faithful veteran : sketch of the life of Elder Daniel Allen

Death of faithful veteran : sketch of the life of Elder Daniel Allen

Dates: approximately 1920

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten manuscript. The item is a biography of Daniel Allen. He was born on 9 December 1804 in Whitestown, New York, and moved to Chataugua County, New York, in 1807. Daniel Allen married Mary Anne Morris on 6 October 1828. They were baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in June 1832. In 1836, he moved to Kirtland, Ohio, and he later went to the Far West, Missouri, area. He faced the Missouri persecution of Mormons, and he later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, where he helped work on numerous projects including the Nauvoo Temple. After the death of his first wife, Allen married Louisa Jane Berry on 22 June 1847 at Winter Quarters, Nebraska. He brought his family to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849. Allen worked as a tanner and married Sarah Whitely in 1854. He later lived in Manti, Pleasant Grove, Provo, Parowan, and Escalante each in Utah. He died in 1892.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : 2 p.
  • Creator: Wilcox, Edward
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3082
  • 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.
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 Death of faithful veteran : sketch of the life of Elder Daniel Allen 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 3082; Death of faithful veteran : sketch of the life of Elder Daniel Allen; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3082, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was photocopied from reel 1 of the 920 microfilm collection.
Subject Terms
Pleasant Grove (Utah); Manti (Utah); Parowan (Utah); Provo (Utah); Salt Lake City (Utah); Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Tanners--Utah; Mormons--Utah; Mormons--Illinois; Mormons--Missouri; Mormons--Ohio; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs; Escalante (Utah); Wilcox, Edward; Allen, Daniel, 1804-1892
Genre / Form
Biography; Photocopies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC3082
Finding Aid Title
Death of faithful veteran : sketch of the life of Elder Daniel Allen
Finding Aid Author
Amy Perez
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-08-10 10:41:55 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English


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