Mormon Migration (1830-1850)

The establishment of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints changed the dynamics of the area that would eventually become the territory of Utah.  Once the Mormons entered Salt Lake Valley, they quickly established communities throughout all of Utah and surrounding areas.

Journal of Pioneer Company

This is a retyped copy of part of the journal or log book of Company Five. The author is unknown, but Thomas Bennett as he and his wife, Ann Lacey Bennett and their children moved west from Florence, Nebraska Territory to Salt Lake City between July and September, 1861. They traveled in Company 5, commanded … Continue reading Journal of Pioneer Company