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  • Mary Adeline Hunter (1848 - 1903)
    Allen Taylor Company (1849) Age at Departure: Infant Married Jacob Hunter Jan 25 1868 Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Mar 5 2017, 3:14:29 UTC
  • Orson William Shafer (1846 - 1924)
    Allen Taylor Company (1849) Age at Departure: 2 Parents: John Shafer and Anna Casto, both born in the U.S.A. Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Mar 4 2017, 21:10:33 UTC
  • John Oliver Shafer (1820 - 1900)
    Allen Taylor Company (1849) Age at Departure: 29 History of Pioneer John O. Shafer by his granddaughter Leona Shafer Hanson My grandfather, John O. Shafer, was a pioneer of 1849. He endured all the...
  • Hannah Shafer (1826 - 1910)
    Allen Taylor Company (1849) Age at Departure: 23
  • James Woodward Mendenhall (1810 - 1853)
    Samuel Gully/Orson Spencer Company (1849) Age at Departure: 38 Son of Abraham (1766-1833) and Elizabeth Wells (1778-1865) MENDENHALL. Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Apr 3 2016, 9:...


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

This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1849 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.