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Histories

     The histories, historical sketches, letters, journals, Bibles, and other documents of our ancestors and their descendents, including those who may be still living are collected here.

    The primary reference documents and materials for key ancestors are found in their respective Ancestral Surname Files.

    The genealogies of all ancestors and descendents are in Genealogies.  Their photos are found in the Photo Gallery.

     Family Historians and their Research Projects involving all ancestors and their descendents are found in Research Projects.

     Please provide the Library with copies of any of these documents or information you have regarding all ancestors and their descendents.  See Donate Materials.  Thank you.

Histories Index

Histories and Historical Sketches
Books:  Published Histories and Biographies
Ancestral Journals
Ancestral Letters
Ancestral Bibles
Ancestral Photos
Ancestral Other Documents

Brown Reference Classics

     Note: You may search this brownhistory.org website for any person or any subject by using Google.  In the Google search window, first type the name of this website (brownhistory.org) without quotes and second the name in quotes of the person or subject you want to search, for example:  brownhistory.org "orson pratt brown".  Then search.       

 

Histories Index

Histories and Historical Sketches:

ABBOTT

Abigail Smith Abbott Brown in The Story of My Life - William E. Abbott, Erwin and Colleen Waite, pages 1-10.

Abigail Smith Abbott Brown in George Abbott and His Discendants, Lois E. Jones, copied on October 16, 1936 by Virginia Lee of the Historical Records Survey at Ogden, Utah.

Abigail Smith Abbott Brown, Maynes, Shirley N. Five Hundred Wagons Stood Still Mormon Battalion Wives.U.S.A 1999: pages 66-70.

An Autobiographical Sketch of the Life of Phoebe Abbott Brown Fife, pages 1 - 6.

Phoebe Abigail Abbott Brown, An Introduction with Events About Her Life from Her Son, Orson Pratt Brown, O. James Brown Klein, September 22, 2000, pages 1 -13.

See also Wiscombe's CJ Brown Wives and Moyle's CJ Brown's Wives.

 

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BROWN

The Brown Family, Daniel and Elizabeth Brown and Their Descendents, Erold C. Wiscombe, available in the Salt Lake City Family History Library, 700 pages, 1986.  The first 60 pages of Erold's work in found in our Library at Wiscombe's Book.

Captain James Brown (1801-1863), and His Thirteen Wives, Their Children and Descendants.  Wiscombe, Erold Clark ed., Salt Lake City, UT, 2009.  Library of Congress Control Number:  2008942182.  Publisher:  O. James Brown Klein.  It contains 42 histories - one for Captain James Brown, 13 short biographies for his wives, and 28 biographies for their respective children - and a detailed listing of their approximately 11,000 descendants with spouses, plus a complete Index of all persons in the book.  816 pages.  See Books:  Published Histories and Biographies.

[Captain] James Brown (2) -- See his Ancestral Surname File

[Captain] James Brown's Histories  <=> This Link is Captain James Brown's his Ancestral Surname File, which contains all of his Histories in the Library.  See the LIST of these Histories below.

[Captain] James Brown's Wives and Children  <=> This Link contains all of the Histories of the Wives and Children of Captain James Brown.  See the LIST of these Histories below.

LIST of Captain James Brown's Histories located in his Ancestral Surname File:

Captain James Brown - Pioneer of Ogden, Moroni F. Brown, in 141 Years of Mormon Heritage - Rawsons, Brown, Angells - Pioneers, Archie Leon Brown with Charlene L. Hathaway, published by Archie Leon Brown, Oakland, California, pages 87 - 108, ___.  See Moroni F. Brown's History.

Captain James Brown, Gladys Brown White, 17 pages, 1947, and subsequently edited by Edna Brown Allen, circa 1977; Gladys Brown White prepared this historical sketch for the July 29, 1947 Dedication of the Captain James Brown Monument in Ogden, Utah.  See White's History. 

Captain James Brown in The Brown Family, Daniel and Elizabeth Brown and Their Descendents, Erold C. Wiscombe, available in the Salt Lake City Family History Library, 700 pages, 1986.  See Wiscombe's Book - Captain James Brown.

Captain James Brown in History of Utah Vol. IV - Biographical, Orson F. Whitney, George Q. Cannon & Sons Co., Publishers, Salt Lake City, Utah, pages 187-188, Oct 1904.  See Whitney's History.

Captain James Brown, Founder of Ogden, Ogden Examiner, Sunday Morning, March 16, 1914.  See Ogden Examiner History.

James Brown, Captain, Conquerors of the West, Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, Vol. I., Moyle, Belva, Salt Lake City, Utah, pages 382-386.  See Moyle's History

LIST of the Histories of the Wives and Children of Captain James Brown located in [Captain] James Brown's Wives and Children:

Captain James Brown's Wives and Children, Erold C. Wiscombe, The Brown Family, Daniel and Elizabeth Brown and Their Descendents, 1986, pages 19-23.  See Wiscombe's CJ Brown Wives.

James Brown, Captain, Conquerors of the West, Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, Vol. I., Moyle, Belva, Salt Lake City, Utah: pages 382-386.  See Moyle's CJ Brown's Wives

Martha Stephens in Wiscombe's Book.

Ester Jones Roper Brown, Maynes, Shirley N. Five Hundred Wagons Stood Still Mormon Battalion Wives.U.S.A 1999: pages 71-74.

Sarah Studwell, 1814 1894, Randy J. Thompson.

Sarah Steadwell Wood , Maynes, Shirley N. Five Hundred Wagons Stood Still Mormon Battalion Wives.U.S.A 1999: pages 74-76.

Abigail Smith Abbott Brown in The Story of My Life - William E. Abbott, Erwin and Colleen Waite, pages 1-10.

Abigail Smith Abbott Brown in George Abbott and His Discendants, Lois E. Jones, copied on October 16, 1936 by Virginia Lee of the Historical Records Survey at Ogden, Utah.

Abigail Smith Abbott Brown, Maynes, Shirley N. Five Hundred Wagons Stood Still Mormon Battalion Wives.U.S.A 1999: pages 66-70.

Mary McRee Black Brown, Mary Harriet Critchlow Jenson.

 

BROWN, Daniel

The Brown Family, Daniel and Elizabeth Brown and Their Descendents, Erold C. Wiscombe, available in the Salt Lake City Family History Library, 700 pages, 1986.  See Wiscombe's Book.

 

BROWN, James Stephens -- See his Ancestral Surname File.

    LIST of James Stephens Brown's Histories located in his Ancestral Surname File:

Journal of James S. Brown, Part I, Section III, 1849 and 1869, pages 2 - 6, James Stephens Brown, copied by Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1968.  See James Stephens Brown - Parent's Genealogies.

James Stephens Brown in Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia Vol. III, Andrew Jenson, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1920. Pages 30-31.  See James Stephens Brown History - Jenson.

James Stephens Brown in The Brown Family, Daniel and Elizabeth Brown and Their Descendents, Erold C. Wiscombe, available in the Salt Lake City Family History Library, 700 pages, 1986.  See Wiscombe's Book - James Stephens Brown.

 

BROWN, Orson Pratt -- See his Ancestral Surname File

Autobiography of Orson Pratt Brown (1863-1946), His Five Wonderful Wives and Their 34 Children, An Honest and Healing Account of Their Life Histories, Volume 1.  Klein, O. James Brown ed., Mesa, AZ, 2007.  Library of Congress Control Number:  2007927231.  ISBN:  978-0-9773648-5-5.  A two volume set.  Volume 1 - Autobiography of Orson Pratt Brown includes his autobiography, photos, documents, appendices, bibliographical references, and index.  477 pages.  See Books:  Published Histories and Biographies.

Wives and Children of Orson Pratt Brown(1863-1946), His Five Wonderful Wives and Their 34 Children, An Honest and Healing Account of Their Life Histories, Volume 2.  Klein, O. James Brown ed., Mesa, AZ, 2007.  Library of Congress Control Number:  2007927231.  ISBN:  978-0-9773648-5-5.  A two volume set.  Volume 2 - Wives and Children of Orson Pratt Brown includes 40 histories, photos, documents, appendices, bibliographical references, and index.  529 pages.  See Books:  Published Histories and Biographies.

Orson Pratt Brown - An Autobiographical Sketch, Orson Pratt Brown, as recorded by Nellie Spillsbury Hatch in the Mexican Colonies, 75 pages.  See Orson Pratt Brown Autobiography.

See also Orson Pratt Brown's Wives and Children.

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SKOUSEN

Eliza Skousen in Skousens In America, Max B. Skousen and Meryle Gelisse, 1971, 13 pages.  

 

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Ancestral Journals

Journal of James S. Brown, Part I, Section III, 1849 and 1869, pages 2 - 6, James Stephens Brown, copied by Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1968.  See James Stephens Brown - Parent's Genealogies.

 

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Ancestral Letters

 

Ancestral Bibles

 

Ancestral Other Documents

 

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Brown Reference Classics

The Brown Family, Daniel and Elizabeth Brown and Their Descendents, Erold C. Wiscombe, available in the Salt Lake City Family History Library, 700 pages, 1986.  The first 60 pages of Erold's work in found in our Library at Wiscombe's Book.

Giant of the Lord - Life of a Pioneer, James Stephens Brown, Bookcraft, Inc., Publishers Press, Salt Lake City, Utah, 542 pages, 2nd printing 1960.

Captain James Brown - Pioneer of Ogden, Moroni F. Brown, in 141 Years of Mormon Heritage - Rawsons, Brown, Angells - Pioneers, Archie Leon Brown with Charlene L. Hathaway, published by Archie Leon Brown, Oakland, California, pages 87-108, ___.  See Moroni F. Brown's History.

Captain James Brown, Gladys Brown White, 17 pages, 1947, and subsequently edited by Edna Brown Allen, circa 1977; Gladys Brown White prepared this historical sketch for the July 29, 1947 Dedication of the Captain James Brown Monument in Ogden, Utah.  See White's History

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