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  • Guiseppe Giosue Rossetti Sangiovanni (1835 - 1916)
    Company Unknown (1852), Age 16 Feramorz Little Company (1859), Age 24 Joseph W. Young/Ansil P. Harmon/Heber P. Kimball Company (1861), Age 26 Daniel D. McArthur Company (1863), Age 28 Leonard G...
  • Alfred Oxenbold Davis (1847 - 1896)
  • James Whitehead Sr. (1803 - 1891)
    Marriages between James Whitehead and others. The following individuals were sealed to James Whitehead after their deaths. Sealings took place April 27,1870 and likely in the Endowment House in Salt ...
  • James B. Whitehead Jr. (1838 - 1915)
    Sailed for America May 27,1855 On the Ship William Stetson. Lived in Philadelphia 1855-1857. James became citizen Sept. 11,1866. He rec'd his citizen ship Certificate Mar. 31,1875. He was ordained a Hi...
  • Hugh Porter (1853 - 1868)
    For more information see: Pioneer Overland Travel, John C. Holman Company - Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah; and Find A Grave.


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

This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1859 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.
  • Do not make public any profiles of living people.

NOTE: All pioneers included on a project will have their pioneer's profiles editable by other collaborators of that particular project.