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  • John Henwood (1809 - 1874)
  • Isaac John Wardle (1835 - 1917)
    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Edward Martin Company (1856) Age at Departure: 21 Perpetual Emigrating Fund Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Mar 12 2016, 16:09:03 UTC
  • Clara Elizabeth Slade (1841 - 1891)
    Clara was married to James Nicholas Mathews and together they had nine children. She later married James A. Marshall and her headstone only shows her as Clara Slade Marshall.* Updated from Find A Grave...
  • John Evans Bowen, Sr (1855 - 1942)
    Immigration : Dec 10 1856 - Utah, United States* Immigration : Dec 10 1856* Residence : 1891 - Llandefeilog, Carmarthenshire, Wales


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

This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1856 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.