Do I Have Pioneer Ancestors?

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  • Hopefully an ongoing series
  • How can you tell if any of these people were Mormon Pioneers?
  • Use Information to analyze and learn if your ancestors were pioneers.
  • From FamilyGroup Record view
  • From FamilyGroup Record view
  • From FamilyGroup Record view
  • Do I Have Pioneer Ancestors?

    1. 1. Do I have Pioneer Ancestors?<br />How to use the new FamilySearch to learn about your ancestors <br />
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    3. 3. Might they be pioneers?<br />What do you know?<br />Saints arrived in Utah in 1847<br />The Martin Handcart company was in 1856<br />The Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel site on LDS.org covers 1847–1868.<br />Saints expanded beyond Utah.<br />What does this suggest?<br />Look for people who were alive between 1847 and 1868.<br />Find individuals who died in Utah, or another western state, but were born somewhere else.<br />If married, they may have had children along the way.<br />
    4. 4. Does he qualify?<br />What do you know?<br />Born in England in 1820<br />Died in Utah in 1896<br />What does this suggest?<br />He may have been an convert in England and crossed by ship before crossing the plains.<br />He qualifies by dates and locations to be a pioneer.<br />
    5. 5. Does he qualify?<br />What do you know?<br />Born in Ohio in 1811<br />Died in Nevada in 1866<br />What does this suggest?<br />He may have lived in Nauvoo and crossed the plains<br />He qualifies by dates and locations to be a pioneer.<br />
    6. 6. Does he qualify?<br />What do you know?<br />Born in Virginia in 1813<br />Died in Virginia in 1869<br />What does this suggest?<br />He does not qualify by dates and locations to be a pioneer.<br />
    7. 7. Does he qualify?<br />What do you know?<br />Born in Georgia in 1817<br />Died in Utah in 1894<br />What does this suggest?<br />He qualifies by dates and locations to be a pioneer.<br />
    8. 8. Does she qualify?<br />What do you know?<br />Born in Georgia in 1820<br />Died in Mississippi 1883<br />What does this suggest?<br />She does not qualify by dates and locations to be a pioneer.<br />
    9. 9. Does she qualify?<br />What do you know?<br />Born in Vermont in 1822<br />Died in Utah 1907<br />What does this suggest?<br />She qualifies by dates and locations to be a pioneer.<br />
    10. 10. Did they cross the plains by wagon or handcart or on foot?<br />Were they really “Pioneers”?<br />
    11. 11. Look at family information<br />What you know<br />
    12. 12. Any clues from the children?<br />Check the Family Group Record for dates and places for the person’s children<br />
    13. 13. Any clues from the children?<br />What do you know?<br />1st child Born in Nauvoo 1842<br />2nd & 3rd children born in Missouri <br />What does this suggest?<br />They may Qualify as pioneers<br />Parents may qualify as pioneers<br />
    14. 14. Any clues from the children?<br />What do you know?<br />The rest of the children born in Utah<br />What does this suggest?<br />They may Qualify as pioneers<br />Parents may qualify as pioneers<br />
    15. 15. Look at ordinances<br />Missionary work started very early in the church<br />Early Baptisms with later endowments of adults<br />
    16. 16. Look at ordinances<br />Early Baptisms with later endowments of adults<br />

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