Tracing Mormon Pioneers
A website devoted to helping you look for your Mormon pioneer ancestors in records that are available both online and off.
Internet Address[edit | edit source]
Tracing Mormon Pioneers Website http://www.xmission.com/~nelsonb/pioneer.htm
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 over 1,000 sources. An example of the sources complied in the database include:
- Early Church Information File (ECIF)
- Handcarts to Zion
- Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia
- Mormons and Their Neighbors
- Pioneer Women of Faith and Fortitude
- Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah
- Patriarchal Blessing Index
- Perpetual Emigration Fund
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 Pioneerssite. If references to your ancestor are found, review the original record on the Family History Library microfilm.