Life history of James Lewis, son of James, son of George

Life history of James Lewis, son of James, son of George

Dates: undated

Born in Gorhaum, Maine in 1814 to James and Hannah Harding Lewis. Sketch includes the following data; family background in Maine; went to sea for a few years, ended up in Saint Loring, Missouri; conversion to Mormonism, 1841; married Emily Jennson Holman, 1847; called to settle southern Utah, 1850; left Parowan to serve mission to China, 1852; returned from mission, 1854; married Emma Batman, 1877, called to grow cotton in Utah's Dixie; moved to Kanab, 1871; moved to Taylor, Arizona, 1882; returned to Kanab, 1891. Died in 1893.

  • Extent: 2 p. : partial reel, microfilm ; c35 mm
  • Creator: Lewis, James, 1814-1893
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3106
  • 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 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 3106; Life history of James Lewis, son of James, son of George; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3106, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missouri--History; Home and Family; Kanab (Utah); Mormon converts; Mormon missionaries--China--Biography; Mormon pioneers--Utah--Biography; Parowan (Utah); Social Life and Customs
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_MSSSC3106
Finding Aid Title
Life history of James Lewis, son of James, son of George
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amy Perez
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-23T09:30-0600
Finding Aid Language
English


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Ryan Lee
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