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Anderson , Ada Beulah (Madsen) - Personal Life History - History by her family
Ada Beulah Anderson Madsen Autobiography - Personal history written by herself.
Vital records, birth, baptism and death records. Scan of original documents. This page may take several minutes to load.
Anderson, James Peter - The Life History of James Peter Anderson - compiled from different accounts written by son, James Ira, in 1957 and 1976, and from daughter, Alta Lealette's in the 1950's, and from events remembered by daughter Luella, written in 1977.
James Peter Anderson, Historical Sketch by daughter, Lea Anderson Laub
James Peter Anderson, Patriarchal Blessing
Jackson, Bonnie (Petitti) (Neff) - Eulogy delivered at her Funeral by Lida Larkin
Jackson, Joseph Lee - Life History given at Memorial Services by James Lee Jackson, Grandson
Jackson, Samuel - Baptismal record from LDS Church, Provo 2nd Ward, Provo, Utah, in the 1850's
Will of Samuel Jackson - Transcribed from photocopy of original handwritten document.
A Brief History Of The Journey Of Samuel Jackson And The British Saints From England To Provo In 1851 - Compiled from the journals and records of the period by David L. Mefford
Journals of other Mormon Immigrants traveling on the Ship Ellen.
Ship Ellen Log - listing Samuel Jackson and Hannah Walker.
Ship Ellen - Passenger list
Jackson Family - How We Came To Be Americans - A brief historical sketch of the ancestors of the Jackons, how they came to America and on to Utah. Includes Sherrills, Gants, Perkins, Vances, Lollar, Jackson, Bohn, Madsen, Anderson, Richardson, Knudsen and Larsen. Written by James L. Jackson
Knudsen , Bertha (Madsen) - History of Bertha with a detailed introduction about her mother, Bergitta. - Written by grand-daughter, Clara Madsen Taylor
Larson , Bergitta (Johnson) (Knudsen) - History of Bertha with a detailed introduction about her mother, Bergitta. - Written by great-grand-daughter, Clara Madsen Taylor
Larsson, Pehr - Death record
Madsen, Peter Jr - History of Peter Madsen, Jr - Written by his daughter, Clara Madsen Taylor
Madsen, Peter, Sr - Life History Of Peter Madsen, Senior - Written and compiled by grand-daughter, Edith M. Powel
The Grasshopper Famine - Written by Peter Madsen, Sr
Conversion of Peter Madsen, Senior - By Spencer Duane Madsen, grand-son
Excerpts from Heart Throbs of the West - by Clara Madsen Taylor, grand-daughter. Recollections of fishing on Utah Lake and early life.
Military Record of Peter Madsen, Sr - from Herrens Archives --- Slottagard Kobenhaben Denmark
Obituary from Provo News, 1911
Peter Madsen's Home on the Provo River - Painting by Daniel Webbland
Peter Madsen's Patriarchal Blessing - Given by Patriarch Zebedee Coltrin, in Provo, June 25th, 1881
Excerps from the translation of Peter Madsen’s Danish Mission Diary - The translation of this diary was done by Mrs. T.A. Madsen and her daughter Ann Madsen Hanagen June 1956.
Peter Madsen Sr Reunion, 1910 - Photo with index
Madsen, Spencer - Birth certificate. Scan of original document. This page may take several minutes to load.
Mefford, Alva Oliver - Obituary, Born Dec 2, 1876 - Died April 13, 1938
Mefford, Andreas - First immigrant to America, his Last Will and Testament.
Mefford, William - William Mefferd - Land Patent
William Mefford - History
Mefford, Glen - Obituary, died 16 Dec 1971
Mefford, Jacob - History of Revolutionary War and his Last Will and Testament - information gathered by Marguerite E. Robinson
Perkins, Robert - Descendents of Robert Perkins - Webpage by Jane A. Leavell, email - email@example.com
Pharsson, Ingeborg (Thomander)- Biography by Ada Beulah Anderson Madsen (Mother-Ada)
Patriarchal Blessing given to her by Patriarch John Smith, 1870
Pehrsson or Pharsson, Truls - Probate Records
Pehrsdoter, Kiersti - Birth Announcement
Thomander, Martha Caroline (Anderson) - Auto-biography of her life
Thomander, Peter - Personal History by Rich Ware, 2nd great-grandson
Peter Thomander - Progressive Men of Montana
Peter Thomander - Historical Sketch by Dale Laub
Vance, Agnes Minerva (Jackson) - Life History Given at her Memorial Services by James Lee Jackson (Grandson)
Vance, John - John Vance Journal, by LaDell Vance. This is the original as well as the transcription of the Journal kept by John Vance as he crossed the plains with the Mormon Pioneers in 1847. This was not the original company of Brigham Young, but the follow-on company that left in June. It is extremely detailed and well written with many historical anecdotes. LaDell has also printed this book which has the left page with the original and the right page is the transcription. You can email him to purchase one.
Headstone Photo - Salt Lake City Cemetary, Salt Lake City, Utah
John Vance History from minutes of High Priest Quorum Meeting in St. George, Utah - by John Vance
Sketch of his life and times, originally taken from Pioneers of "47
Writings of John Vance - Written by John Vance
Vance, William Perkins - Sketch of his life and times, excerpts from several books by Kate B. Carter
Utah Lake - In Hungry Times, Utah Lake was a Savior, History of Utah Lake during the cricket and grasshopper plagues of the mid-1850's
Whitaker, Leander Jefferson - Sketch of his life and times - by Lorah Jerusha Whitaker Newbold Beeks
Woodland, John - My Grandfather, John Woodland - by D.P. Woodland
Pioneer Life of John Woodland - by Lorah Jerusha Whitaker Newbold Beeks
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The German Mefferts (Meffert, Mefferd and Mefford), Volume Number One
Compiled by Betty Lou Mefford - Personal histories, family group sheets, court and land records compiled that chronicle the journey of the Mefford Family from Friedrich Meffard, 1594, in Germany through his descendent, Andreas Meffert, 1707, immigrant to America, to various families up into the early 1900s. Contains many of the various spellings, including; Meffert, Mefford, Meffart, Mifford, Medford, Miffert, Moffard and Messert. Similar but different than The Mefferds and Their Kin.
The Mefferds and Their Kin
By Marguerite E. Robinson - Personal histories, family group sheets, court and land records compiled that chronicle the journey of the Mefford Family from Hans Heinrich Meffert, 1634, in Germany through his descendent, Andreas Meffert, 1707, immigrant to America, to various families up into the early 1900s. Contains many of the various spellings, including; Meffert, Mefford, Meffart, Mifford, Medford, Miffert, Moffard and Messert. Similar but different than The German Mefferts.
Published, May 1977
Copy in the LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
HTML version viewable on the Internet
Download printable MSWord.doc version
(This version was edited by David L. Mefford with some format changes. The file is over 10 MB and may take some time to download)
Are We English, German or Just Stubborn?
By David L. Mefford - A short explanation of the ancestral roots of the Meffords
By Lorine McGinnis Schulse - A brief history of the Palatines
The State of the Poor Palatines As Humbly Represented By Themselves Upon Their First Arrival In This Kingdom, About June, 1709
Author unknown - A statement of gratitude for the kindness of England in accepting the Palatine people as refugees.
Map of Palatine
By Kraig Ruckel - A poignant look at the emigration of the German people from the Palatines to America.
Map of Palatine and its relationship to the other countries in Europe. Go to Map
George Mefford, Patriot (1764-1814) of Washington County, Pennsylvania and Mason County, Kentucky
By Mrs. Lula Reed Boss
Copy in Filson Club, Louisville, Kentucky
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