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<ul><li><a href="http://mormonmigration.lib.byu.edu/">Mormon Migration</a> <b>new!</b>
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</li><li><span class="fck_mw_template">{{RecordSearch|2078505|Early Church Information File (ECIF)|access=browse}}</span> free index.  
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*[http://mormonmigration.lib.byu.edu/ Mormon Migration] '''new!'''
</li><li><a href="http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneercompanysearch/1,15773,3966-1,00.html">Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1846-1868</a> free index  
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*{{RecordSearch|2078505|Early Church Information File (ECIF)|access=browse}} free index.  
</li><li><a href="http://www.earlylds.com/">Early Latter-day Saints </a>a Mormon Trail Pioneer Database  
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*[http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneercompanysearch/1,15773,3966-1,00.html Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1846-1868] free index  
</li><li><a href="http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/contentlisting.aspx?cat=lds">WorldVitalRecord LDS databases</a> genealogy, marriages, cemeteries, military, land, and priesthood records  
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*[http://www.earlylds.com/ Early Latter-day Saints ]a Mormon Trail Pioneer Database  
</li><li><a href="http://www.footnote.com/documents/27343636/utah-territorial-case-files/?xid=47">Fold3.com Utah Territorial&#160;Case Files</a>&#160;criminal and civil  
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*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/contentlisting.aspx?cat=lds WorldVitalRecord LDS databases] genealogy, marriages, cemeteries, military, land, and priesthood records  
</li><li><a href="http://www.footnote.com/documents/18708629/mormon_battalion_pension_files/">Fold3.com Mormon Battalion Pension Files</a>&#160;affidavits, letters  
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*[http://www.footnote.com/documents/27343636/utah-territorial-case-files/?xid=47 Fold3.com Utah Territorial&nbsp;Case Files]&nbsp;criminal and civil  
</li><li><a href="http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/cardcatalog.aspx#ccat=hc%3D25%26dbSort%3D1%26title%3DLDS%26keyword%3D%26">Ancestry.com ($) LDS databases</a>&#160;biographies, petitions, military
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*[http://www.footnote.com/documents/18708629/mormon_battalion_pension_files/ Fold3.com Mormon Battalion Pension Files]&nbsp;affidavits, letters  
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*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/cardcatalog.aspx#ccat=hc%3D25%26dbSort%3D1%26title%3DLDS%26keyword%3D%26 Ancestry.com ($) LDS databases]&nbsp;biographies, petitions, military
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<h3> <b>Value</b> </h3>
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<p>If your LDS ancestors have been researched before, are they <a href="Document AS YOU GO!">well-documented</a>? Do your <a href="Family group record: roadmap for researchers">family group records</a> show one or more <a href="Cite Your Sources (Source Footnotes)">sources of&#160;information for each event</a>? Don't just settle for copying someone else's research, <a href="Genealogical Proof Standard">cite the evidence that proves it</a>! Careful documentation reduces errors, unwanted duplication, and may help uncover an overlooked ordinance.  
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=== '''Value''' ===
<h3> <b>Featured content</b> </h3>
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<p>The <a href="Perpetual Emigration Fund">Perpetual Emigration Fund</a> - With the creation of the new Perpetual Education Fund, some members have expressed interest in finding out about their ancestor's participation in the historical Perpetual Emigration Fund. This article will help you discover if your ancestors were assisted by the fund during their immigration to Utah.  
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If your LDS ancestors have been researched before, are they [[Document AS YOU GO!|well-documented]]? Do your [[Family group record: roadmap for researchers|family group records]] show one or more [[Cite Your Sources (Source Footnotes)|sources of&nbsp;information for each event]]? Don't just settle for copying someone else's research, [[Genealogical Proof Standard|cite the evidence that proves it]]! Careful documentation reduces errors, unwanted duplication, and may help uncover an overlooked ordinance.  
</p><p>New articles that might be of interest in your LDS research:  
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=== '''Featured content''' ===
<ul><li><a href="Members of the United Brethren Baptized by Wilford Woodruff">Members of the United Brethren Baptized by Wilford Woodruff</a>
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</li><li><a href="Finding the Source of IGI Batch Numbers">Finding the Source of IGI Batch Numbers</a>
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The [[Perpetual Emigration Fund|Perpetual Emigration Fund]] - With the creation of the new Perpetual Education Fund, some members have expressed interest in finding out about their ancestor's participation in the historical Perpetual Emigration Fund. This article will help you discover if your ancestors were assisted by the fund during their immigration to Utah.  
</li><li><a href="LDS Family History Suite 2">LDS Family History Suite 2</a>
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New articles that might be of interest in your LDS research:  
<h3> <b>Did you know?</b> </h3>
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<ul><li>The <a href="http://familyhistory.byu.edu/">Center for Family History and Genealogy</a> at Brigham Young University has a project devoted to members of the Church who were originally from Wales. The <a href="http://welshmormonhistory.org/">Welsh Mormon History</a> website "seeks to preserve and share information about the early converts to Mormonism in Wales. Its main focus is on those individuals who were involved in the Mormon movement in 19th-century Wales."  
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*[[Members of the United Brethren Baptized by Wilford Woodruff|Members of the United Brethren Baptized by Wilford Woodruff]]
</li><li>The <a href="http://www.xmission.com/~nelsonb/pioneer.htm">Tracing Mormon Pioneers</a> website has indexed several sources related to searching for your LDS ancestors. Included on the site is a tutorial that will help walk you through the steps to locating records about your pioneer families. Read the <a href="Tracing Mormon Pioneers">Tracing Mormon Pioneers</a> article for more information.
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*[[Finding the Source of IGI Batch Numbers|Finding the Source of IGI Batch Numbers]]
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*[[LDS Family History Suite 2|LDS Family History Suite 2]]
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=== '''Did you know?''' ===
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*The [http://familyhistory.byu.edu/ Center for Family History and Genealogy] at Brigham Young University has a project devoted to members of the Church who were originally from Wales. The [http://welshmormonhistory.org/ Welsh Mormon History] website "seeks to preserve and share information about the early converts to Mormonism in Wales. Its main focus is on those individuals who were involved in the Mormon movement in 19th-century Wales."  
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*The [http://www.xmission.com/~nelsonb/pioneer.htm Tracing Mormon Pioneers] website has indexed several sources related to searching for your LDS ancestors. Included on the site is a tutorial that will help walk you through the steps to locating records about your pioneer families. Read the [[Tracing Mormon Pioneers|Tracing Mormon Pioneers]] article for more information.
 
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<h3> Links  </h3>
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=== Links  ===
<p>Some useful websites to get started in searching for information about your LDS ancestors include:  
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Some useful websites to get started in searching for information about your LDS ancestors include:  
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*[[Handcart Pioneers]]
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*Kirtland Pioneers
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*[[LDS Record Selection Table|LDS Record Selection Table]]
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*[[LDS Research Sources at Ancestry.com|LDS Research Sources at Ancestry.com]]
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*[[LDS Research Sources at WorldVitalRecords.com|LDS Research Sources at WorldVitalRecords.com]]
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*[http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneercompanysearch/1,15773,3966-1,00.html Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868]<br>
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*Nauvoo Pioneers
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*Sources related to British converts<br>
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*Sources related to Scandinavian converts
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*Sources related to Welch converts
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*Timeline<br>
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*[[Utah|Utah]]
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*[[Websites for LDS Research|Websites for LDS Research]]
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*Winter Quarters Pioneers<br>
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=== '''Things you can do'''  ===
  
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
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<ul><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Handcart Pioneers">Handcart Pioneers</a>
 
</li><li>Kirtland Pioneers
 
</li><li><a href="LDS Record Selection Table">LDS Record Selection Table</a>
 
</li><li><a href="LDS Research Sources at Ancestry.com">LDS Research Sources at Ancestry.com</a>
 
</li><li><a href="LDS Research Sources at WorldVitalRecords.com">LDS Research Sources at WorldVitalRecords.com</a>
 
</li><li><a href="http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneercompanysearch/1,15773,3966-1,00.html">Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868</a><br>
 
</li><li>Nauvoo Pioneers
 
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<ul><li>Sources related to British converts<br>
 
</li><li>Sources related to Scandinavian converts
 
</li><li>Sources related to Welch converts
 
</li><li>Timeline<br>
 
</li><li><a href="Utah">Utah</a>
 
</li><li><a href="Websites for LDS Research">Websites for LDS Research</a>
 
</li><li>Winter Quarters Pioneers<br>
 
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<h3> <b>Things you can do</b>  </h3>
 
<p>In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
 
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Value

If your LDS ancestors have been researched before, are they well-documented? Do your family group records show one or more sources of information for each event? Don't just settle for copying someone else's research, cite the evidence that proves it! Careful documentation reduces errors, unwanted duplication, and may help uncover an overlooked ordinance.

Featured content

The Perpetual Emigration Fund - With the creation of the new Perpetual Education Fund, some members have expressed interest in finding out about their ancestor's participation in the historical Perpetual Emigration Fund. This article will help you discover if your ancestors were assisted by the fund during their immigration to Utah.

New articles that might be of interest in your LDS research:

Did you know?

Links

Some useful websites to get started in searching for information about your LDS ancestors include:

  • Sources related to British converts
  • Sources related to Scandinavian converts
  • Sources related to Welch converts
  • Timeline
  • Utah
  • Websites for LDS Research
  • Winter Quarters Pioneers

Things you can do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:

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