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  • John Cutler (1815 - 1894)
  • Henry Willard Brizzee (1826 - 1898)
  • Lavinia Meikle (1839 - 1900)
    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Israel Evans Company - 1857 Daughter of William Goodwin Noble and Mary Ann Harper Married Benjamin Burk Aiken, 6 Nov 1861, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, l...
  • Charles Root Dana (1802 - 1868)
    8 Nov. 1802–7 Aug. 1868. Mason, Farmer. Born in Schenectady, Albany Co., New York. Son of Francis Dana and Huldah Root. Married Margaret Kennedy Lusk, ca. 1827, in Lowville, Lewis Co., New York....
  • Matthias Cowley (1829 - 1864)
    Mormon Pioneer "...Born in Kirkbraddan, Isle of Mann. He joined the Church in 1843 and his family immigrated to Nauvoo. His reminiscences tell amazing stories of endurance and faith during his time b...


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

This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1857 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.
  • Your pioneer's profiles should be marked as "public" and not "private".
  • All included profiles should include full identifying information including birth and death dates as well as birth and death locations. It would also be very helpful if the immediate family of your pioneer ancestor, (their parents, siblings and children) profiles were public profiles also.