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Bigler, Henry William, 1815-1900. Geographic Name: California Gold discoveries. Genre/Form: Electronic books.

Bigler, Henry William, 1815-1900. Geographic Name: Farmington (Utah) Biography.

The life of Henry William Bigler demonstrates how extraordinary an average life can b. The book follows Bigler from his conversion to Mormonism in 1837 through his death in St. George in 1900.

The life of Henry William Bigler demonstrates how extraordinary an average life can be. M. Guy Bishop's Henry William Bigler: Soldier, Gold Miner, Missionary, Chronicler, 1815–1900 aims to provide a "microcosmic view of nineteenth-century Mormon society through the eyes of a lower-echelon member. Chapters are arranged chronologically and usually focus on a single theme.

Henry Bigler was a common man, who during his life, gained momentary fame only because he accurately dated the 1848 discovery of gold by James Marshall at Sutter's Mill. He observed or participated in other significant events in the story of the West, always keeping a record

Henry Bigler was a common man, who during his life, gained momentary fame only because he accurately dated the 1848 discovery of gold by James Marshall at Sutter's Mill. He observed or participated in other significant events in the story of the West, always keeping a record. The Making of a Mormon 183638.

This book is of interest to me because Henry's sister Emmeline is my ancestor. He lived a very full life deserving of this biography. The book is well laid out with lots of pictures and a good index. While there are many quotations from Henry's vast journals, this is a readable biography with helpful historical overviews to give context to his many adventures. I would recommend this book to anyone related to him, or to historians interested in the early LDS church, or the story behind the California Gold Rush. I purchased this book at Utah State University where it was originally published.

William G. Hartley, My Best for the Kingdom: History and Biography of John Lowe Butler, Mormon Frontiersman. David John Buerger, The Mysteries of Godliness: A History of Temple Worship. Guy Bishop, Henry William Bigler: Soldier, Gold Miner, Missionary, Chronicler, 1815-1900. Raymundo Gomez Gonzalez and Sergio Pagaza Castillo, El Aguila Mormon o el Anarquista Cristiano: Plotino Constantino Rhodakanaty Primer Miembro de la Iglesia de Jesucristo de los Santos de los Ultimos Dias en Mexico. Ken Verdoia and Richard.

Henry William Bigler. Soldier, Gold Miner, Missionary, Chronicler. Henry William Bigler, the grandson of those original settlers, was born there in 1815

Henry William Bigler. Henry William Bigler, the grandson of those original settlers, was born there in 1815. The American branch of the family had been founded by his great-grandfather, Holland-born Mark Bigler, who had first sought better fortunes at Frankfurt, Germany, then sailed for the New World in 1733. He was twenty-eight and unmarried, one of the thousands of western Europeans who wandered away from southwestern Germany, parts of Switzerland, and the Rhine River Valley during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. soldier, gold miner, missionary, chronicler, 1815-1900. by Michael Guy Bishop.

He recently published Henry William Bigler: Soldier, Gold Miner, Missionary, Chronicler, 18151900 with the Utah State University Press (1998). For this work, he received a certificate of commendation from the American Association for State and Local History. He has also authored A History of Sevier County (1997), a volume in the Utah State Historical Society’s Centennial County History series.

Henry William Bigler book. Henry William Bigler: Soldier, Gold Miner, Missionary, Chronicler, 1815-1900 (Western Experience Series). 0874212545 (ISBN13: 9780874212549).

Guy Bishop, "Henry William Bigler: Mormon Missionary to the Sandwich Islands During the 1850s," Hawaiian Journal .

Guy Bishop, "Henry William Bigler: Mormon Missionary to the Sandwich Islands During the 1850s," Hawaiian Journal of History 20 (1986): 122-35. Guy Bishop, "After Sutter's Mill: The Life of Henry Bigler, 1848-1900," Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 20, no. 1 (Spring 1987): 125-35. Andrew Jenson, "Bigler, Henry William," Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, vol. 3 (Salt Lake City: Andrew Jenson History Company, 1920), 599. Temple Records Index Bureau, comp. Nauvoo Temple endowment register: 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 78.

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