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Books:  Published Histories and Biographies

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     As a family and public service, we are pleased to list here information about some ancestral histories, biographies, and autobiographies that have been published and that may be seen in libraries or purchased as described below.  Some may be seen in this Library.

     The Library does not verify the accuracy or value of, or recommend, such books in any way.  We are not responsible for, nor do we endorse, any content of any such books.  Likewise, we do not receive any financial or other benefit from providing this public service.

     These books are:

See here 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, editor, Mesa, AZ, 2007.  Library of Congress Control Number:  2007927231.  ISBN:  978-0-9773648-5-5.  Publisher:  O. James Brown Klein.  Contact for copies Co-Publisher:  Legend eXpress Publishing, Mesa, AZ 85206; phone: 480-664-1047; at http://www.legendexpress.biz/NewFiles/aboutbookOPBrown.html

     Description:  Two volume set.  Volume 1 - Autobiography of Orson Pratt Brown (1863-1946) includes his autobiography, photos, documents, appendices, bibliographical references, and index.  477 pages.

     Libraries:  This two volume set may be seen at the following libraries: 
Arizona
- Arizona State Archives, Phoenix; Arizona Historical Society, Tempe; University of Arizona Special Collections Library, Tucson; Mesa Regional Family History  Library, Mesa, AZ. 
Utah
- Church History Library, Salt Lake City; Salt Lake City Family History Library; Utah State Historical Society Library, Salt Lake City; Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Library, Salt Lake City; Weber County DUP Pioneer Museum Library, Ogden; Weber State University Stewart Library, Ogden; Ogden Regional Family History Library; Brigham Young University L. Tom Perry Special Collections  Library, Provo; and Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library, Provo. 
Other Libraries
- Library of Congress, Washington, DC; New Mexico State University Historical Collections, Las Cruces, NM; University of Texas at El Paso Special Collections Library, TX; and Juarez Academy, Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

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 editor, Mesa, AZ, 2007.  Library of Congress Control Number:  2007927231.  ISBN:  978-0-9773648-5-5.  Publisher:  O. James Brown Klein.  Contact for copies:  Co-Publisher:  Legend eXpress Publishing, Mesa, AZ 85206; phone: 480-664-1047;  at http://www.legendexpress.biz/NewFiles/aboutbookOPBrown.html

     Description:  Two volume set.  Volume 2 - Wives and Children of Orson Pratt Brown includes 40 histories, photos, documents, appendices, bibliographical references, and index.  529 pages.

     Libraries:  Same as in Volume 1 above.

Captain James Brown (1801-1863), and His Thirteen Wives, Their Children and Descendants Wiscombe, Erold Clark editor, Salt Lake City, UT, 2009.  Library of Congress Control Number:  2008942182.  Publisher:  O. James Brown Klein.  Printed in Layton, UT.  Contact for available copies Lee Hale, 5626 West 4000 South Hooper, Utah 84315, email:  hale2u@mstar2.net, 801-725-8185.

     Description: This book includes 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.

     Libraries:  This two volume set may be seen at the following libraries: 
Utah
- Church History Library, Salt Lake City; Salt Lake City Family History Library; Utah State Historical Society Library, Salt Lake City; Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Library, Salt Lake City; Weber County DUP Pioneer Museum Library, Ogden; Weber State University Stewart Library, Ogden; Ogden Regional Family History Library; Brigham Young University L. Tom Perry Special Collections  Library, Provo; and Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library, Provo. 
Other Libraries
- Library of Congress, Washington, DC; and Davidson County Library, Lexington, NC.

See here James S. Brown Giant of the Lord - Life of a Pioneer (Autobiography) (1902).  Brown, James Stephens, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1960.  Publisher:  Publishers Press and Bookcraft, Inc.  542 pages.  Courtesy of Arlene Miller, email:  arleneutah@yahoo.com.  See the James Stephens Brown (1828-1902) Ancestral Surname File.  See also Wiscombe's Book and Photo Gallery.

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