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Mountain Meadows Massacre (1857)

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  • John "Jack" Twitty Baker (c.1805 - 1857)
  • Minerva Ann Baker (1831 - 1857)
    MINERVA ANN (BELLER) BAKER - *VICTIM OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE*
  • George Washington Baker (c.1830 - 1857)
    GEORGE WASHINGTON BAKER - *VICTIM OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE*
  • Zealy Moss Wynn (1800 - 1857)
    •ID: I07912 •Name: Zealy Moss WYNN •Sex: M •Birth: ABT 1800 in Virginia •Note: Morgan Co., Missouri Marriage Record 1820-1909 WYNN, Zeli M. ESTES, Semira 2/6/1845 1850 Arkansas, Crawford Co., Lafayet...
  • Joseph Thomas Clews, Sr (1831 - 1894)
    Born in Staffordshire,England, he married Mary Ann (Bladin)(born August 22,1839 in Coventry,England).Stone Mason, farmer. Came to San Bernardino with the original Mormon party.Father of;Bertha Clews Ca...

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The Mountain Meadows Massacre was the killing of roughly 120 emigrants who were passing through Southern Utah in September 1857. The massacre occurred on September 11, 1857. The emigrants–men, women, and children–were traveling from Arkansas to California, part of the Baker-Fancher wagon train. They were killed by members of the Utah Territorial Militia from the Iron County district, together with some Paiute Native Americans.

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On the Baker-Fancher wagon train

  • Fatalities: 100–140 members of the Baker–Fancher wagon train
  • Injuries: Around 17
  • List of Victims

the Utah Territorial Militia from the Iron County district

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  • Burying the Past: Legacy of the Mountain Meadows Massacre (2004) DVD
  • Investigating History: Mountain Massacre (History Channel, 2011) DVD