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  • Edward Alma Bagley (1847 - 1929)
    Edward's parents joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1844 and on May 21st that year they left Canada and traveled to St. Louis, Missouri, where they boarded a steamer and went up ...
  • Dixon Hamlin Greer (1834 - 1918)
    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Seth M. Blair/Edward Stevenson Company (1855) Age at Departure: 21 Burial Information: Greer, Dixon Hamlin Birth: 0/0/1834 Death: 7/29/1918 Burial: 7/2...
  • John Worlton (1845 - 1906)
  • Lucy Barlow (1836 - 1901)
    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Milo Andrus Company (1855) Age at Departure: 18 Perpetual Emigrating Fund Birth: Sep. 24, 1836 Staffordshire, England Death: Jul. 4, 1901 Afton L...
  • Mary Ann Hunt (1789 - 1855)
    Find a Grave Birth: 1789 Lincolnshire, England Death: 1855 Mormon Grove, Atchson, Kansas Mary Ann Holmes is the daughter of Amelia Webb and John Holmes. She married William Hunt on February 1...


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

This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1855 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.