History of grandmother Cynthia Vail Benson

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Title History of grandmother Cynthia Vail Benson
Collection MSS B 289 The Works Progress Administration (Utah Section) Biographical Sketches, ca. 1930-1941
Source Container Box 1, Folder 54
Date 1936-12-05
Subject Benson, Cynthia Vail, 1801-1877; Frontier and pioneer life--Utah--Springville; Frontier and pioneer life--Utah--Hyrum; Frontier and pioneer life--Iowa; Mormon pioneers--Biography; Oral history
Spatial Coverage Hyrum, Cache County, Utah, United States; Springville, Utah County, Utah, United States
Description Handwritten biographical sketch of Cynthia Vail Benson, given by an unidentified granddaughter to Mae Spencer of the Historical Records Survey in Ogden. Cynthia Vail was born in New York in 1801, and married Alva Benson in Indiana in 1820. After joining the LDS Church in 1832, they lived in Iowa and Illinois before going to Utah in 1852. They lived at Springville and in Iron County before settling at Hyrum in 1860
Rights Management Online access. Reproduction and use by permission from Utah State History.
Publisher Published by Utah State History; digitized and hosted by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Conversion Specifications Original scanned on Epson Expression 10000 XL and saved as 400 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in Adobe Acrobat Pro X as a pdf.
Date Digital 2016-04-19
Contributor Spencer, Mae; United States. Works Progress Administration. Utah Section
Language eng
Is Part of http://heritage.utah.gov/apps/history/findaids/B00289/B0289.xml
Scanning Technician Janelle Michaelis; Cedar Gonzales; Alexis Hansen
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Chelsee Boehm; Chris Anderson; Anna Neatrour; Ken Rockwell
ARK ark:/87278/s6xs80mx
Setname dha_wpabs
Date Created 2016-08-11
Date Modified 2016-08-11
ID 700912
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs80mx
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