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Mountain Meadows Massacre

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  • Isaac Chauncey Haight (1813 - 1886)
    Profiles on the Internet: Original transit 1847. Returning from a mission 1853.--------------------[Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel ] Daniel Spencer/Ira Eldredge Company 1847 174 or 177 indivi...
  • William Allen Aden (c.1838 - 1857)
    ------------------ William A. Aden (1838-1857) - Born in Tennessee about 1838, Aden left Tennessee bound for California in 1857. An artist, William sketched scenery all along the route and on his a...
  • George Washington Baker (c.1830 - 1857)
    GEORGE WASHINGTON BAKER - *VICTIM OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE*
  • Minerva Ann (Beller) Baker (1831 - 1857)
    MINERVA ANN (BELLER) BAKER - *VICTIM OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE*
  • William Twitty "Billy" Baker (1856 - 1937)
    The State of Utah was very brief in responding to the needs of the 76 year-old man who was orphaned from the richest family on the ill-fated wagon train. According to the depositions in the National Ar...

The Mountain Meadows Massacre was the killing of roughly 120 emigrants who were passing through Southern Utah in September 1857. The massacre occurred on September 11, 1857. The emigrants–men, women, and children–were traveling from Arkansas to California, part of the Baker-Fancher wagon train. They were killed by a group of Mormons with the help of local Paiute Indians.

LINKS

Mountain Meadows Association: http://www.mtn-meadows-assoc.com/

List of Victims: http://www.mtn-meadows-assoc.com/inmemory.htm#IN%20MEMORIAM

37 Children Who Died: http://www.mtn-meadows-assoc.com/children.htm

17 Children Who Survived: http://www.mtn-meadows-assoc.com/survivoringchildren.htm

Wikipedia Mountain Meadows Massacre: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_Meadows_massacre

Find-A-Grave: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=2224155&CRid=2224155&pt=Mountain%20Meadows%20Massacre%20Memorial&

Mountain Meadows National Historic Landmark: http://www.mtn-meadows-assoc.com/1999_monument.htm

Mountain Meadows Massacre Descendants Association: http://mtn-meadows-massacre-descendants.com/Home/Home.asp