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  • Hetty Elizabeth Benson (1821 - 1908)
    Find A Grave Memorial
  • Harriet Louisa Chase (1841 - 1927)
    Residence : Great Salt Lake county, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory - 1850* Became a plural wife of James Green Browning on 20 July 1855. Browning was also her mother's second husband. Sources ...
  • Martha Cox (1839 - 1861)
    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Silas Richards Company (1849) Age 10 Departure: 10 July 1849 Arrival: 25-29 October 1849 Company Information: About 100 wagons were in the company...
  • Arnold Potter (1804 - 1872)
    Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Arnold Potter (January 11, 1804 – April 2, 1872) was a self-declared Messiah and a leader of a schismatic sect in Latter Day Saint movement. Potter referre...
  • Alanson David Allen (1829 - 1887)
    [ Find a Grave [Birth: May 2, 1829 Tompkins New York County New York, USA Death: Mar. 3, 1887 Huntsville Weber County Utah, USA Son of Albern Allen and Maria Allen Married Chastina Hadlock,...


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.