Tracing Mormon Pioneers

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The usage of "Mormon" and "LDS" on this page is approved according to current policy.

This Wiki page is devoted to helping research Mormon pioneer ancestors in records.

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Tracing Mormon Pioneers Website

Overview[edit | edit source]

The site provides tips for searching Mormon pioneer ancestors who came during the 1847 to 1868 time period and from "Europe, Scandinavia, Australia, and South Africa." The tips will take you through a step-by-step process for searching the available records.

Content[edit | edit source]

The Mormon Pioneer Search option conducts a search in the database of several sources. Some of these sources include pioneer rosters from the Deseret News, Ship Rosters, 1850 Utah Census, Various Daughters of Utah Pioneer publications, and other sources.

Using the Site[edit | edit source]

Conduct a search for your ancestor's name from the Mormon Pioneer Search page. Follow the step-by-step instructions that begin at the Tracing Mormon Pioneers site. If references to your ancestor are found, review the original record on the Family History Library microfilm.

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