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  • Martha Jane Rigby (1843 - 1878)
    Warren Foote Company (1850) Age at Departure: 7
  • Harriett Diannah Murphy (1842 - 1908)
    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Shadrach Roundy Company (1850) Age at Departure: 8 Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : May 14 2016, 17:55:45 UTC Dixon Hamblin Greer i...
  • John Boyce (1842 - 1923)
    William Snow/Joseph Young Company (1850 Age at Departure: 8 There is another photograph of John Boyce with his first wife, Elizabeth Ann Keate and daughter, Lizzie Adelle Boyce, under the Media Tab a...
  • Hyrum Hallett (c.1850 - 1920)
  • Sariah Tyler (1833 - 1898)


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.