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  • John Turner Garr (1827 - 1900)
    John Turner Garr was the grandson of the first settlers of Wayne County, India­na. John was born there to Fielding Garr and Paulina Turner. His parents joined the LDS Church and moved to Winter ...
  • Aaron Jackson, Jr (1854 - 1935)
    Immigration : 1856* Immigration : 1857* Residence : 1880 - Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States* Residence : 1900 - ED 191 Election Districts 17-20 Ogden city Ward 4, Weber, Utah, United States* Residence...
  • Martha Ann Jackson (1849 - 1914)
    Residence : 1881 - Aberdare, Glamorganshire, Wales* Residence : 1881 - Llancynfelin, Cardiganshire, Wales*
  • Elizabeth Horrocks (1826 - 1908)
    Immigration : May 22 1856 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States* Immigration : July 8 1856 - Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States* Residence : Mar 30 1827 - St. Michael, Macclesfield, Ches...
  • Mary Elizabeth Poulter (1851 - 1933)
    Daughter of Aaron Jackson and Elizabeth HorrocksMarried George Poulter, 9 Feb 1874, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UtahChildren - George Aaron Poulter, Grace Elizabeth Poulter, Claude Jackson Poulter, Will...


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.