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Egan, Howard R. (Howard Ransom) 1840-1916

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Works: 25 works in 53 publications in 1 language and 494 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Personal narratives  Diaries  Apologetic writings  History  Sources  Records and correspondence  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Composer
Classifications: F592, 978.02092
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Pioneering the West, 1846 to 1878 : Major Howard Egan's diary : also thrilling experiences of pre-frontier life among Indians, their traits, civil and savage, and part of autobiography, inter-related to his father's by Howard Egan( Book )

16 editions published between 1917 and 2008 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Egan was born in Ireland. The family moved to Montreal, Canada. Young Howard went to sea for a while, and then settled in Salem Massachusetts. There he married Tamson Parshley in 1838. In 1842, they converted to Mormonism and moved to Nauvoo. His family traveled from Nauvoo with the Mormons. Howard was one of the first pioneers to enter the Salt Lake Valley, a messenger in the Mormon Battalion, an explorer during the early days of Utah and California, and the superintendent of overland mail. and pioneered new trails to the Pacific. With extensive genealogical tables
"Mormonism"! Indictment for the murder of James Monroe, referred to in the report of the returned judges from the territory of Utah by Howard Egan( Book )

3 editions published between 1851 and 1852 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneering the West, 1846 to 1878 : Major Howard Egan's diary ; also, thrilling experiences of pre-frontier life among the Indians, their traits, civil and savage; and part of autobiography, inter-relating to his father's, by Howard R. Egan by Howard Egan( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Egan was born to Howard Egan and Ann Meade on June 15, 1815 in Tullemore, King's County, Ireland. His mother died in 1823 and his father with nine children moved from Ireland to Montreal, Canada. Howard Jr. later settled in Salem, Mass., where he married Tamson Parshley on Dec. 1, 1838. In 1842, Howard and Tamson and their two infant sons were converted to Mormonism and moved to Nauvoo, Ill. The first son, Howard R. Egan was born Apr. 12, 1840. He married Amanda Andrus Oct. 10, 1864. They were the parents of 12 children who were all born in Salt Lake City or Richmond, Cache Co., Utah
by Howard Egan( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Journal kept by Howard Egan on the pioneer expedition to the westward, April 8, 1847-Sept. 7, 1947, and other diaries( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter by Howard Egan( )

1 edition published in 1845 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 20 Sept. 1845, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Egan writes to Young giving an account of his efforts to find a force coming together with the object of killing Mormons
 
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Pioneering the West, 1846 to 1878 : Major Howard Egan's diary : also thrilling experiences of pre-frontier life among Indians, their traits, civil and savage, and part of autobiography, inter-related to his father's
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Egan, Howard R.

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English (53)

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