Armstrong family histories

Armstrong family histories

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Typewritten biographical sketches of Mormon pioneers John Christopher and Mary Kirkbride Armstrong and of their son and daughter-in-law, John Graham and Mary Jane Simkins Armstrong by James V. Armstrong and Marcia Armstrong Jolley. Tells of emigration of John Sr. and wife from England to Utah, of his service as bugler in Parley P. Pratt's Southern Utah Exploration Company, LDS church mission to England and death enroute home. Describes John Graham's work as a stagecoach driver and law officer. Includes family data and a note from the donor.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : 8 p.
  • Creator: Armstrong, James Vernon
  • Call Number: MSS SC 594
  • 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
Arrangement
Collection maintained in original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Armstrong family histories 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 594; Armstrong family histories; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 594, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Mr. and Mrs. James V. Armstrong in 1976.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Mr. and Mrs. James V. Armstrong; 1976.
Subject Terms
Armstrong family; Family histories; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers; Overland Journeys to the Western United States
Genre / Form
Biography
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC594
Finding Aid Title
Armstrong family histories
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Morgan Crockett
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-23T04:08-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

A member of the Armstrong family.



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Ryan Lee
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