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  • Lewis Henry Mousley (1833 - 1913)
  • Margaret Kirkwood (1809 - d.)
    Margaret Cuisbuill Kirkwood (1809 - ) , widow of Thomas Kirkwood , emigrated to Utah in 1856 with her four sons. Sources Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel: Margaret Campbell Kirkwood ; James G. Will...
  • Ellen Close (Clost) (1839 - 1872)
  • Rasmus Jorgensen Frandsen (1836 - 1921)
    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Canute Peterson Company (1856) Age at departure: 21 [ Birth: Feb. 5, 1836, Denmark Death: Aug. 24, 1921 Mount Pleasant Sanpete County Utah, USA ...
  • George Frandsen (1834 - 1898)
    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Canute Peterson Company (1856) Age at departure: 22 [ Birth: Mar. 13, 1834, Denmark Death: May 21, 1898 Price Carbon County Utah, USA Born in...


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

This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1856 only.

Finding Aids

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah

Chronological Company List

Pioneer Index Search

How to Participate

Please collaborate on a specific year's (1847-1868) project page. If you have an ancestor who was a Mormon pioneer consult the link listed under finding aids to verify the year of your ancestor's migration. Then after getting yourself added as a collaborator for that year navigate to your ancestor's profile and under the "More Actions" link choose "Add to Project" and select the Mormon Pioneer project to which your ancestor should be included on.

  • Include in the "About Me" section of each person a brief biographical sketch of their lives. See any of the pioneers on the 1847 Brigham Young project as an example.
  • Include a photograph of your ancestor if one exists.