Ancestor Research

 

Locate information about your ancestors by using some great tools:

Web Research Tools:

Stories, Art, & Music for the trail: moving stories of the 1856 pioneers of the Martin Handcart Company, Willie Handcart Company, Hunt Wagon Company, Hodget Wagon Company, and Handcart Rescuers.  This includes a comprehensive list of all the individual pioneers that traveled with these 1856 companies.  See also the companion book Tell My Story Too by: Jolene S. Allphin

Pioneer Company Name Search: from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Submit the name of your ancestor to find out if there is a record of the pioneer company they came with.

Pioneer Ancestor Research Guide filled with helpful links and research guides for locating information about Mormon Pioneer Ancestors

Mormon Handcart Companies:

Lists of Members, Ship of Travel, Departure & Arrival Dates, Other General Info, History, & Links

    • Martin Handcart Company:  Roster, Ship, Dates, Info & Links
    • Willie Handcart Company: Roster, Ship, Dates, Info & Links
    • Ellsworth Handcart Company: Roster, Ship, Dates, Info & Links
    • McArthur Handcart Company: Roster, Ship, Dates, Info & Links
    • Bunker Handcart Company: Roster, Ship, Dates, Info & Links
    • Israel Evans Handcart Company: Roster, Ship, Dates, Info & Links
    • Christian Christiansen Handcart Company: Roster, Ship, Dates, Info & Links
    • George Rowley Handcart Company: Roster, Ship, Dates, Info & Links
    • Daniel Robison Handcart Company: Roster, Ship, Dates, Info & Links
    • Oscar O. Stoddard Handcart Company: Roster, Ship, Dates, Info & Links

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