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  • Hannah Chandler (1804 - 1882)
    Ira Eldredge Company (1861) Age at Departure: 57
  • Henry William Chandler (1838 - 1910)
    The company he traveled with was noted in local church financial records. The 1861 Manchester ship manifest shows Henry Chandler coming with Hannah Chandler, who was his mother. His birth and death d...
  • Maren Peterson (1823 - 1885)
    Company Unknown (1861) Age at Departure: 37 Maren Andersen was born and grew up in Denmark. She is recorded living in Salt Lake City, Utah around 1875. Maren married Ole Pedersen on February 5, 1846 ...
  • Julia Ann Harrington (1803 - 1886)
    Arba L. Lambson Company (1861) Age at Departure: 57 She was a widow.
  • James Glade (1831 - 1882)
    Company Unknown (1861) Age at Departure: 29 Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company Unknown (1863 Age at Departure: 32 Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via daughter Margaret Elizabeth Glade by Sm...


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

This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1861 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.