Genealogy Projects tagged with 1847 on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Mormon Pioneers 1847

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

  • Mexican–American War

    The Mexican–American War , also known as the First American Intervention , the Mexican War , or the U.S.–Mexican War , was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution. Combat operations lasted a year and a half, from sprin...

  • Mormon Battalion Project

    The Mormon Battalion was the only religiously based unit in United States military history serving from July 1846 to July 1847 during the Mexican-American War. The battalion was a volunteer unit of approximately 560 Latter-day Saints men led by Mormon company officers, commanded by regular US army officers. During its service, the battalion made a grueling march, at nearly 2,000 miles in length...

  • Mormon Pioneer Overland Trail Brigham Young Pioneer Company (1847)

    Project Scope: This project covers the original 1847 Brigham Young led pioneer company. The original pioneer company consisted of 143 men, 3 women, and 2 children. They covered the 1031 miles of the trail in 111 days. During the next 2 decades 70,000 others would follow. How to Participate If you would like to contribute to this page, please contact the Project Manager or one of the Pro...