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  • Elizabeth Truman (1831 - 1919)
    Her surname is also spelled "Boyce" in some documentation.Her birth and death dates are confirmed by her death certificate. Daniel Spencer/Ira Eldredge Company (1847) Age at Departure: 16 MRS. ELIZ...
  • Edward Ellis (1848 - 1932)
    His mother died when he was but five years old. Eva Cragun Heiner's book states that he was a quiet, gentle and obedient child, and was helpful, especially in making the preparations for his family...
  • Pvt Charles Jameson (1803 - 1886)
    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Levi W. Hancock/Jefferson Hunt/James Pace/Andrew Lytle Company (1847) Age at Departure: 44 Daniel A. Miller/John W. Cooley Company (1853) Age at Depart...
  • Julia Ann Blackburn (1827 - 1851)
    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Abraham O. Smoot - George B. Wallace Company (1847) Age at Departure: 20Julia Ann was the first wife of Jehu Blackburn,Birth 30 JUN 1827 in Perry, Richla...
  • Elizabeth Blackburn (1781 - 1853)
    Daughter of Jonathan Bowen and Ann BlackburnMarried Thomas Blackburn, 2 December 1801, Dunnings Creek Junction, Bedford, Pennsylvania Children - Anthony Blackburn, Mary Blackburn, Elisa Blackburn, Eva ...


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 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.