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  • Abiah Porter (1815 - 1897)
    Find a Grave Birth: Feb. 21, 1813 Northfield Franklin County Massachusetts, USA Death: Apr. 1, 1897 Daughter of Ebenezer Franklin and Esther Hammond Married Jared Porter, 14 February 1831, An...
  • Annie Marie Dunsdon (1837 - d.)
  • Sarah Ann Dunsdon (1835 - 1898)
    Sarah Ann Dunsdon was born 8th May 1835 at Steeples, Ashton, Wiltshire, England. She was a very beautiful child with large brown eyes and dark hair. She was the daughter of James and Mary Ann Dunsdon a...
  • Hester Broom (1829 - 1898)
  • John Broom (1823 - 1893)
    Obituary in the Ogden Standard Examiner, June 30, 1893: VETERAN GONE BEYOND... John Broom, one of history makers, Dead. John Broom one of Utah's earliest pioneers and one of the men who by their hercul...


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

This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1850 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.