Life of Joseph Barlow Forbes

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Life of Joseph Barlow Forbes

Dates: 1930

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typed biography of Joseph Barlow Forbes. Joseph was born in Maine in 1840 and died in Goshen, Idaho, in 1927. He served in the American Civil War (1861-1865) and migrated to Utah where he lived in American Fork for nearly the remainder of his life. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, married, had 27 children, and worked as a teacher.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : 4 p.
  • Creator: Done, Willard, 1865-1931. -- Priday, Zina
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3305
  • 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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Initial citation: MSS SC 3305; Life of Joseph Barlow Forbes; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3305, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection, reel 51.
Subject Terms
Forbes, Joseph Barlow, 1840-1927; American Fork (Utah)--History; Immigration and American Expansion; Pioneers; Teachers--Utah--American Fork--Biography
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19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts.
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Forbes (Joseph Barlow), Life of
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-16T04:23-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

Done was a writer of family histories.

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