Interesting incidents from the life of William Wilcock

Interesting incidents from the life of William Wilcock

Dates: approximately 1930

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten manuscript. The item is a biography of William Wilcock "as Related by Simon A. Matheson of Parowan And As Samuel Wilcock Remembers His Father." William was born in Ince, England, on 10 October 1830. He was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on 22 September 1857. He migrated to the United States in 1857 and to Parowan, Utah, in 1859. He was a member of the Parowan choir. He married Elizabeth Sharp on 5 November 1851. She died in 1867. He also married Elizabeth Brown in 1857. He was a machinest and mechanic and worked in numerous factories. He worked on many kinds of machinery including boilers.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.02 linear ft.) : 4 p.
  • Creator: Wilcock, Samuel Richard, 1871-1955. -- Matheson, Simon A.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3083
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Interesting incidents from the life of William Wilcock must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Formerly in film call number: 920 no. 1.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 3083; Interesting incidents from the life of William Wilcock; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3083, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was photocopied from reel 1 of the 920 microfilm collection.
Subject Terms
Machinists--Utah--Parowan; Mormons--Utah--Parowan; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Mechanics--Utah--Parowan; Parowan (Utah); Immigration and American Expansion; Pioneers; Wilcock, Samuel Richard, 1871-1955; Wilcock, William, 1830-1906; Matheson, Simon A.
Genre / Form
Photocopies; Biography
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Wilcock (William), Interesting incidents from the life of
Finding Aid Author
Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-04-11 15:27:09 -0600.
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