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  • Mary Elizabeth Burbank (1856 - 1951)
    daughter of James and Mary Canute Peterson Company (1856) Age at Departure: InfantDaughter of James Pett (England) & Mary Sheller.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Mar 9 2017, 5:58:48 UTC
  • Henry Herbert Pett, Sr (1851 - 1942)
    son of James and Mary Canute Peterson Company (1856) Age at Departure: 5 Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Mar 9 2017, 5:19:07 UTC
  • Mary Pett (1823 - 1858)
    wife of James Canute Peterson Company (1856) Age at Departure: 33 Note: Buried in unmarked grave Salt Lake City. Married Feb. 12, 1850. Sealed: July 13, 1851. Endowment House. Children: Henry, Herb...
  • James Pett (1827 - 1908)
    from England; with his wife, their two young children, and an older couple by the name of Rose Canute Peterson Company (1856) Age at Departure: 29 Note: Wives: Mary Sheler Pett, Elisabeth Jane Bran...
  • George Austin (1835 - 1918)
    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 John A. Hunt Company (1856) Age at Departure: 20 George was a laborer from England. He arrived to New York on June 14, 1856 via the ship Thornton. The ship pa...

1856

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.

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