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Life Sketches

Life Sketches are short biographies of individuals from the local area and are used regularly in genealogical research. Browse the list below to see our existing collections.

File MS Number Title Description
File MS 3 Albert Zollinger Jr. & Marie Graf Family Book of Remembrance (by their children)
File MS 4 Gruwell Family Histories
File MS 7 Arthur Porter Jr.  
File MS 8 Wright, Allen B. "The Story of Jacob Henry Flamm 1837-1913"
File MS 18 Pond, Stillman Life Sketch
File MS 19 Allred, William M. Life Sketch
File MS 20 Curtis, Elmer Peter Life Sketch
File MS 21 Leatham, Alexander Spence Life Sketch
File MS 22 Rigby, Mette Geneva Hansen  Life Sketch
File MS 23 Adams, Samuel Life Sketch
File MS 32 Davis Frank Leroy Life Sketch
File MS 33 John William Hart Life Sketch
File MS 34 Pincock, John Edmond Life Sketch
File MS 35 Roberts Sr., John Lloyd Life Sketch
File MS 36  Roberts, John Lloyd Life Sketch
File MS 37 Smellie, John T. Life Sketch
File MS 38 Roberts, William Corlas Autobiography
File MS 40 Wakley, John Nelson Life Sketch
File MS 41 Bingham, Clara A. "History of Lot Adams"
File MS 42 Armstrong, Chaffin "Tape Interview with James Vernon Armstrong with Granddaughter"
File MS 43 Pearson, Cathy "Oral History of John D. Chapman & Ione A Gilchrest"
File MS 44   Diary of Niels Wilhelm--Son
File MS 45 History of Mr. Dayton A Body Guard to the Prophet Joseph Smith (Donated by Edgar Birch)
File MS 46 Ella Clarinda Hinckley Cardon Hoopes Life Sketch
File MS 47  Fritz Wahli Hertzig Life Sketch
File MS 48 Jensen, Hans Peter Life Sketch
File MS 50 Allred, William Moore & Bates, Orissa Angelia Life Sketch
File MS 51 Jensen, Elsa or Elsie K. Life Sketch
File MS 54 Mitchell, Rebecca Brown Life Sketch
File MS 55 Muholland, David Hollis "History of the Gruwell, Woodland & Whitaker Families"
File MS 56   "Life History of Cheryl Valentine Reeser" (read at her funeral)
File MS 57 Wilkinson, Lorraine S.  
File MS 67 Hook, Robert Lester Life Sketch
File MS 84   Zollinger Ancestry
File MS 88 Teichert, Bernetta Kohlhlepp Life Sketch
File MS 97 Allred, E. Morrell My Ancestors
File MS 100 Carter, Alphonso M. Life Sketch
File MS 103 Christensen, C.P. Life Sketch
File MS 109 Hodgson, Moroni and Clara Skidmore Family History
FIle MS 110 McCombs, Andrew Life Sketch and Life Sketch of Some Family
File MS 114 Marriner Morrell Transcript of Interview (audio tape included)
File MS 128 Greenhalgh, Ethel Marguerite Hiatt Genealogy and Family History (1 item)
File MS 142 Smith Abram Park Life Sketch (1 item)
File MS 185   Tribute to President Heber J. Grant (2 items)
File MS 187 Smith, Eliza R. Snow Life Sketch (2 items)
File MS 188 Skanchy, Anthon L. Life Sketch (2 items)
File MS 189   Death of President Brigham Young (1 item)
File MS 206 Allen, Beulah Ream Life Sketch
File MS 207 Liljenquist, Ola Nilsson: His Family and Progenitors
File MS 213 Moncur, Vern L. WWII Diary
File MS 214 Moncur, Robert and Jolley, Frances Family History
File MS 215 Moncur, Donald Wesley and Laura Amelia Family History
File MS 216   Daughters of the Utah Pioneers and Their Mothers
File MS 219 Harper, Charles Alfred Diary
File MS 220 Neeley, Enos Austin and Ricks, Eva Ann Life Sketch
File MS 221 Moncur, Vern L. 1916-1985  
File MS 223 Angus, Henry O. and Atta Ruth Markham Life Sketch
File MS 224 Walker, Olive Louisa Bingham Life Sketch
File MS 225 Walker, Ann Taylor Boyes Life Sketch
File MS 226 Brian, Daniel Cross Life Sketch
File MS 227 Brian, Martha Elizabeth Ashworth Life Sketch
File MS 228 Briggs, William Amos and Godwin, Clara Jane Life Sketch
File MS 229 Campbell, Eli and Hannah Life Sketch
File MS 230 Casper, George E. and Eliza Wray Life Sketch
File MS 231 Clement Jr., Thomas Alma and Clement, Annie J. Green Life Sketch
File MS 232 Ellsworth, Brigham H. Life Sketch
File MS 233 Ellsworth, Edmund Autobiography
File MS 234 Ellsworth, Elizabeth Young Life Sketch
File MS 235 Ellsworth, Frank, Blair Life Sketch
File MS 236 Briggs, William and Empy, Sarah Jane Life Sketch
File MS 237 Farr, William Fremon Life Sketch
File MS 238 Fife, Wallace and Rosetta Doxey Life Sketch
File MS 239 Gerard, Nephi Family and Gerard, William  
File MS 240-  Goody, Arthur and Olive Walker Life Sketch
File MS 241 Harper, George and Zenobia Jane Sutherland Life Sketch
File MS 242 Harris, Jr., Martin (Son of Martin Harris, Witness of the Book of Mormon) Life Sketch
File MS 243 Hunter, Edward Bishop and Lydia Walker Life Sketch
File MS 244 Jardine, Luna Caroline Ellsworth Life Sketch
File MS 245 Jardine, Richard Franklin Life Sketch
File MS 246 Gilchrist, Neil and Elizabeth Scorey Life Sketch
File MS 247 Franklin, Richard and Jardine, Luna Caroline Ellsworth Life Sketch
File MS 248 Johnson, Charles Life Sketch
File MS 249 Kinghorn, Sr., Alexander Life Sketch
File MS 250 Kinghorn, David and Eliza Dorcy Brian Life Sketch
File MS 251  Kinghorn, George and Emma Blair Life Sketch
File MS 252 Kinghorn, Jane Campbell Life Sketch
File MS 257 Marler, Jr., William Norton Life Sketch
File MS 258 McCandless, Hannah Howells Life Sketch
File MS 260 Miihlfeith, Melchior Life Sketch
File MS 261 Myler, James and Julia Brownell Life Sketch
File MS 262 Myler, Orrin Monroe and Elizabeth Jane Stokes Life Sketch
File MS 263 Sauer, William Life Sketch
File MS 264 Schneiter, Anton K. Family History
File MS 265 Selck, William Waldemar Life Sketch
File MS 266 Selck, Willam Walter and Sarah Elizabeth Myler Life Sketch
File MS 267 Stallings, Don Carlos Life Sketch
File MS 268 Stallings, Ezekiel Ballantyne Life Sketch
File MS 269 Stokes, Henry and Elizabeth Jane Hale Life Sketch
File MS 270 Stokes, Henry and Isaac Hale Life Sketch
File MS 271 Taylor, Albert Taylor and Susan Elizabeth Marler Life Sketch
File MS 272 Taylor, William Andrew and Philomelia Lake Life Sketch
File MS 273 Walker, Don C. Life Sketch
File MS 274 Walker, William Holmes (Friend of Joseph Smith) Life Sketch
File MS 275 Webster, John James and George Franklin Life Sketch
File MS 276 Williams, Hugh Life Sketch
File MS 277 Williams, Hulda Elizabeth Hill Life Sketch
File MS 278 Winchester, Roy and Effie Mae Miller Life Sketch
File MS 282 Robertson, Julia Pearl Bean, 1894- (Student at Ricks College in 1914)  
File MS 285 Spori, Jacob Life Sketch
File MS 286 Roundy, Jerry C. Extract about Jacob Spori from Ricks College: A Struggle for Survival
File MS 288 Spori, Jaco Mission to Turkey
File MS 290 Tate, Lucille C. Man of Multiple Dreams: Life of Andrew B. Christenson
File MS 291 Tate, Lucille C. Man of Multiple Dreams: Life of Andrew B. Christenson
File MS 292 Dalby, Ezra C. Excerpt from Hyrum Manwaring History (1901-1914)
File MS 293 Dalby, Ezra C. Life Sketch
File MS 294 Gause, Jesse Life Sketch
File MS 317 Lillywhite, John P Family  
File MS 320  Thomas, Daniel Stillwell Family History Family History
File MS 340  William F. Rigby Life Sketch
File MS 364 Manwaring, Hyrum Life Sketch, 1945 Life Sketch
File MS 365  Manwaring, Bessie B.  Life Sketch
File MS 384 Squires, William Porter Life Sketch
File MS 388 Rigby, Samuel Eckersley Life Sketch
File MS 394  Godfrey, George William Diary and Miscellaneous Documents
File MS 395  Jardine, Frank Missionary Diary
File MS 396 Shurtliff, George S. Missionary Diary, 1898-1899 Missionary Diary
File MS 399 Ricks, Thomas E  Life Sketch
File MS 401 Briggs, Max E: Book of Remembrance; Pedigree Chart Book of Remembrance; Pedigree Chart
File MS 402 Archer Ward Book of Remembrance 1961 Ward Book of Remembrance
File MS 403 Archer Ward Book of Remembrance 1961 Book of Remembrance
File MS 404 Wilcox, John D. Family Bulletin Family Bulletin
File MS 405 Woolstenhulme, George and Eleanor Cluff Family Histories Family Histories
File MS 406 Wilcox and Hansen Families Book of Remembrance; Pedigree Chart Book of Remembrance; Pedigree Chart
File MS 407- Weekes, Frank W Book of Remembrance; Pedigree Chart Book of Remembrance; Pedigree Chart
File MS 408-  Weekes, George Lelen Book of Remembrance; Pedigree Chart Book of Remembrance; Pedigree Chart
File MS 409  Hicken Addison Life Sketch Life Sketch
File MS 410  Jensen, David, Serena Petersen and Julia Konstance Peterson: A Proud Heritage  
File MS 411 North Rexburg Stake Book of Remembrance Book of Remembrance
File MS 412 Musig, Charles Ernest Christian and Emerett Funk Family  
File MS 416 Manwaring, David Heber and Sara Zella Hart Life Sketches Life Sketches
File MS 417  Clark, Kay Lund: Our Ancestors in Denmark  
File MS 418  Lee, Niels Peter Nielsen Family Organization  
File MS 419  Kemmington Family Book of Remembrance; Pedigree Chart Book of Remembrance; Pedigree Chart
File MS 420  Jeppensen, Elmo and Wanda Book of Remembrance; Pedigree Chart Book of Remembrance; Pedigree Chart
File MS 421 Jensen, Wilford Leo and Georgia Maughan  Life Sketches
File MS 422  Reynolds, Theresa and Joseph William Life Sketches: Through the Years Life Sketches
File MS 423  Peterborg, Ole Olsen Descendants  
File MS 424  Weekes, Mrs. Veda Book of Remembrance; Pedigree Chart Book or Remembrance; Pedigree Chart
File MS 425  Weekes, Mrs. Bernice Book of Remembrance; Pedigree Chart Book or Remembrance; Pedigree Chart
File MS 426 Rigby, William F. and Mary Life Sketch Life Sketch
File MS 428  Hibbard Ward Book of Remembrance Book of Remembrance
File MS 429 Allred, William Moore Life Sketch Life Sketch
File MS 430 Adams, Larry R. Pedigree Chart Pedigree Chart
File MS 435 Holland, John Life Sketch Life Sketch
File MS 441 Smith, Ruby Diary Diary
File MS 503 Fulcher, Mary Eade Life Sketch Life Sketch
File MS 530 Madsen, Melvina Huffaker Life Sketch (Chapter IV) Life Sketch
File MS 545 McLing, Edith Gertrude Life Sketch Life Sketch