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  • Mormon Pioneer Tragedy: The Martin/Willey Handcart Company - Hunt and Hodgett Wagon Company of 1856

    This is a sub project of Lost Along the Way: Mormon Pioneers on the Westward Journey , specifically for the three ill-fated companies of 1856 whose names are known to every Utah schoolchild: the Martin Handcart Company, the Willey Handcart Company, and the Hunt and Hodgett Wagon Company . "That the struggles, the sacrifices, and the sufferings of the faithful pioneers and the cause they repre...

  • Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project

    This is a master project covering the Mormon Pioneers. The original Brigham Young-led pioneer company has a separate project page. Other projects are organized by year of departure. Choose one of the 24 Projects Below 1846 Ship Brooklyn, 1847 Brigham Young (Original Pioneer Company) Additional Pioneer Company Yearly Migrations: 1847, 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854, 1...

  • 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...

  • Missionaries

    Feel free to request to collaborate and bring your family missionary profiles along. Profiles must be set to public. The word "mission" originates from 1598 when the Jesuits sent members abroad, derived from the Latin missionem (nom. missio), meaning "act of sending" or mittere, meaning "to send". The word was used in light of its biblical usage; In the Latin translation of the Bible, Christ ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Pi...

  • Early Mormon Leaders Project

    Contents: Introduction Finding Aids Church Presidents Quorum of 12 Apostles before 1844 Three Witnesses Eight Witnesses Current First Presidency Current Quorum of Twelve Apostles People Mentioned in Doctrine and Covenants Early Non-Mormons of Interest Early Mormon Leaders Haun's Mill Victims Introduction: The scope of this project is to complete accurate family t...

  • 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...

  • Danites

    Add Danites and suspected Danites to this project. You can visit HistoryLink to find out which projects include your ancestors. History The Danites were a fraternal organization founded by Latter Day Saint (LDS) members in June 1838, in the town of Far West in Caldwell County, Missouri. During their period of organization in Missouri, the Danites operated as a vigilante group and took a cen...