Genealogy Projects tagged with Mormons on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Lost Along the Way: Mormon Pioneers on the Westward Journey

    This is a Master Project designed to honor Mormon Pioneers who died along the trail; there is a sub project specifically for the tragedy of the Martin/Willey Handcart Company - Hunt and Hodgett Wagon Company of 1856 . "That the struggles, the sacrifices, and the sufferings of the faithful pioneers and the cause they represented shall never be forgotten." - Winter Quarters Monument The Mormo...

  • Notable Mormon Americans

    This project is part of the Mormonism Portal . Mormon Americans are people from the United States who have ancestral or religious roots in the Latter-day Saints movement. Approximately 6.5 million Americans are practicing Mormons, while at least one million others have roots in the Mormon community. Anthropologists and demographers increasingly consider Mormons to be a distinct ethn...

  • Mormonism Portal

    Mormonism Portal is an index to projects dealing with the history of the Mormon people. Since the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah this portal also lists Utah, mountain west and regional projects of interest. Mormon Leadership and Early History Early Mormon Leaders Project Mormon Pioneers Mormon Pioneer Master Project Mormon Pioneer ...

  • Utah War of 1857

    Add participants in the Utah War of 1857 to this project. You can visit HistoryLink to find out which projects include your ancestors. The Utah War , also known as the Utah Expedition , Utah Campaign , Buchanan's Blunder , the Mormon War , or the Mormon Rebellion was an armed confrontation between Mormon settlers in the Utah Territory and the armed forces of the United States government. The ...

  • Early Black Mormons

    Early Mormonism had a range of doctrines related to race in regard to black people of African descent. References to black people, their social condition during the 19th century, and their spiritual place in Western Christianity as well as Mormon scriptures were complicated. From the beginning, black people have been members of Mormon congregations, though there were varying degrees and forms...

  • Mormon War of 1838

    The Mormon War is a name sometimes given to the 1838 conflict which occurred between Latter Day Saints (Mormons) and their neighbors in the northwestern region of the US state of Missouri. This conflict is also sometimes referred to as the Missouri Mormon War to differentiate it from the Utah Mormon War (also known as the "Utah War") and the lesser known Illinois Mormon War. The specific date...