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Mormon Pioneer Overland Trail Brigham Young Pioneer Company (1847)

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  • Brigham Young, President of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (1801 - c.1877)
    Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Brigham Young (June 1, 1801 – August 29, 1877) was an American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and was the president of The Church of Jesus Christ ...
  • Ellen (Aagaat) Kimball (1825 - 1871)
    Mormon Pioneer "...Kimball, Ellen Sanders – (9th en) One of three women in the original pioneer company. Born March 3, 1825, in the parish of Ten, Thelemarken, Norway to Ysten Sondrasen. Origi...
  • George A. Smith, Apostle, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (1817 - 1875)
    Wikipdedia Biographical Summary: "... George Albert Smith (June 26, 1817 – September 1, 1875) (commonly known as George A. Smith to distinguish him from his grandson of the same name) was an e...
  • Charls D. Barnum (1800 - 1894)
    Mormon Pioneer "...Barnum, Charles D. – (8th Ten) Born near Brockville, Leeds, Co., Canada, May 9, 1800. He was baptized by John E. Page on July 25, 1836, and ordained a teacher in an area in ...

Project Scope:

This project covers the original 1847 Brigham Young led pioneer company. The original pioneer company consisted of 143 men, 3 women, and 2 children.

They covered the 1031 miles of the trail in 111 days. During the next 2 decades 70,000 others would follow.

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If you would like to contribute to this page, please contact the Project Manager or one of the Project Collaborators.

This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project

Finding Aids

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah

Chronological Company List

Biographies

http://www.ldschurchnews.com/articles/58061/Biographies-of-the-original-1847-pioneer-company.html

Brigham Young Pioneer Company (1847) http://lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneercompany/1,15797,4017-1-1,00.html

Finished Profiles

List of Mormon 1847 Brigham Young Pioneer Company Members:

The number shown in parentheses next to each name is the age of the pioneer at the time of the journey. Names listed in bold were members of either the LDS church's "Quorum of the 12 Apostles" or other "notable" pioneers.

  1. Adams, Barnabas Lothrop (34)
  2. Allen, Rufus (33)
  3. Angell, Truman Osborn (37)
  4. Atwood, Millen (30)
  5. Badger, Rodney (23)
  6. Baird, Robert Erwin (29)
  7. Barney, Lewis (38)
  8. Barnum, Charles David (47)
  9. Benson, Ezra Taft (36)
  10. Billings, George Pierce (19)
  11. Boggs, Francis (39)
  12. Brown, George Washington (20)
  13. Brown, John (26)
  14. Brown, Nathaniel Thomas (53)
  15. Bullock, Thomas (30)
  16. Burk, Charles Allen (23)
  17. Burnham, Jacob D. (26)
  18. Carrington, Albert (34)
  19. Carter, William (26)
  20. Case, James (52)
  21. Chamberlin, Solomon (58)
  22. Chesley, Alexander Philip (32)
  23. Clayton, William (32)
  24. Cloward, Thomas Poulson (24)
  25. Coltrin, Zebedee(42)
  26. Craig, James (25)
  27. Crosby, Oscar (32)
  28. Curtis, Lyman (35)
  29. Cushing, Hosea (21)
  30. Davenport, James (45)
  31. Decker, Isaac Perry (6)
  32. Dewey, Benjamin Franklin (17)
  33. Dixon, John (28)
  34. Driggs, Sterling Graves (25)
  35. Dykes, William (31)
  36. Earl, Sylvester Henry
  37. Eastman, Ozro French (18)
  38. Egan, Howard (31)
  39. Egbert, Joseph (29)
  40. Eldredge, John Sutherland (26)
  41. Ellsworth, Edmund(27)
  42. Empey, William Adam (38)
  43. Ensign, Horace Datus (20)
  44. Everett, Addison
  45. Fairbanks, Nathaniel (23)
  46. Farr, Aaron Freeman (28)
  47. Fitzgerald, Perry (32)
  48. Flake, Green (19)
  49. Fowler, John Sherman (27)
  50. Fox, Samuel Bradford (17)
  51. Freeman, John Monroe (23)
  52. Frink, Horace Monroe (14)
  53. Frost, Burr (31)
  54. Gibbons, Andrew Smith (22)
  55. Gleason, John Streator (28)
  56. Glines, Eric M. (25)
  57. Goddard, Stephen Hezekiah (36)
  58. Grant, David (30)
  59. Grant, George Roberts (26)
  60. Greene, John Young (20)
  61. Grover, Thomas (39)
  62. Hancock, Joseph (47)
  63. Hanks, Sidney Alvarus (26)
  64. Hansen, Hans Christian (40)
  65. Harmon, Appleton Milo (26)
  66. Harper, Charles Alfred (31)
  67. Henrie, William (47)
  68. Higbee, John Somers (43)
  69. Holman, John Greenleaf (18)
  70. Howd, Simeon Fuller (23)
  71. Ivory, Matthew Hayes (46)
  72. Jackman, Levi (49)
  73. Jacob, Norton (42)
  74. Johnson, Artemus (38)
  75. Johnson, Luke (39)
  76. Johnson, Philo (32)
  77. Kelsey, Stephen (16)
  78. Kendall, Levi Newell (25)
  79. Kimball, Ellen Sanders (22)
  80. Kimball, Heber Chase (45)
  81. King, William Arridus (25)
  82. Kleinman, Conrad (32)
  83. Lay, Hark (22)
  84. Lewis, Tarlton (42)
  85. Little, Jesse Carter (31)
  86. Loveland, Chauncey (50)
  87. Luce, John Grant (29)
  88. Lyman, Amasa Mason (34)
  89. Marble, Samuel Harvey (24)
  90. Markham, Stephen (47)
  91. Matthews, Joseph Lazarus (38)
  92. Mills, George (60)
  93. Murray, Carlos G. (18)
  94. Newman, Elijah (53)
  95. Norton, John Wesley (26)
  96. Owen, Seeley (42)
  97. Pack, John (38)
  98. Peirce, Eli Harvey (19)
  99. Pomeroy, Francis Martin (25)
  100. Powell, David (25)
  101. Pratt, Orson (35)
  102. Rappleye, Ammon Tunis (40)
  103. Redden, Return Jackson (29)
  104. Richards, Willard (42)
  105. Rockwell, Orrin Porter (33)
  106. Rockwood, Albert Perry (41)
  107. Rolfe, Benjamin William (24)
  108. Rooker, Joseph (29)
  109. Roundy, Shadrach (58)
  110. Schofield, Joseph Smith (37)
  111. Scholes, George (35)
  112. Sherwood, Henry Garlic (62)
  113. Shumway, Andrew Purley (14)
  114. Shumway, Charles (38)
  115. Smith, George Albert (29)
  116. Smoot, William Cochran Adkinson (19)
  117. Snow, Erastus (28)
  118. Stevens, Roswell (38)
  119. Stewart, Benjamin Franklin (29)
  120. Stewart, James Wesley (23)
  121. Stringham, Briant (22)
  122. Summe, Gilbard (44)
  123. Taft, Seth (50)
  124. Taylor, Norman (18)
  125. Tanner, Thomas (43)
  126. Thomas, Robert T. (27)
  127. Thornton, Horace (24)
  128. Thorpe, Marcus B. (24)
  129. Tippets, John Harvey (36)
  130. Vance, William Perkins (24)
  131. Wardsworth, William Shin (37)
  132. Walker, Henson (27)
  133. Wardle, George (27)
  134. Wheeler, John (45)
  135. Weiler, Jacob (39)
  136. Whipple, Edson (42)
  137. Whitney, Horace Kimball (23)
  138. Whitney, Orson Kimball (17)
  139. Williams, Almon Mack (40)
  140. Woodruff, Wilford (40)
  141. Woodward, George (29)
  142. Woolsey, Thomas (41)
  143. Young, Brigham (46) Prophet, President of the Church, Pioneer Leader
  144. Young, Clarissa Caroline Decker (18)
  145. Young, Harriet Page Wheeler (43)
  146. Young, Lorenzo Dow (39)
  147. Young, Lorenzo Sobieski (6)
  148. Young, Phineas Howe (48)