No place to call home: the 1807-1857 life writings of Caroline Barnes Crosby, chronicler of outlying Mormon communities
Caroline Crosby's life took a wandering course between her 1834 marriage to Jonathan Crosby and conversion to the infant Mormon Church and her departure for her final home, Utah, on New Year's Day, 1858. In the intervening years, she lived in many places but never long enough to set firm roots. Her adherence to a frontier religion on the move kept her moving, even after the church began to settle down in Utah. Despite the impermanence of her situation, perhaps even because of it, Caroline Crosby left a remarkably rich record of her life and travels, thereby telling us not only much about herself ...
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Crosby, Caroline Barnes, 1807-1884
Lyman, Edward Leo; Payne, Susan Ward; Ellsworth, S. George
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