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  • David White Rogers (1787 - 1881)
    David initially arrived in the Valley in 1852, but a few years later, he was called on a mission. He returned to Utah in 1857 as part of the Jesse B. Martin company. Company Unknown (1852) Age at Dep...
  • Homer Duncan (1815 - 1906)
    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Willard Richards Company (1848) Age at Departure: 33 Homer initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Willard Richards Company in 1848 as a capt...
  • Solomon Franklin Matthews (1854 - 1898)
    Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via brother David Henry Matthews by SmartCopy : Dec 12 2015, 18:16:59 UTC
  • Joseph Lazarus Matthews, II (1850 - 1904)
    Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via brother David Henry Matthews by SmartCopy : Dec 12 2015, 18:16:59 UTC
  • David Henry Matthews (1851 - 1919)
    Many family trees have death as the 22nd; the Arizona death certificate shows the 23rd. Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via son George Augustus Matthews by SmartCopy : Dec 3 2015, 3:07:20 UTC


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

This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1857 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.