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Who led the Mormons to Salt Lake City Utah?
If by non-Mormon you mean most liberal and containing the most diverse people, I'd suggest Sugarhouse. However, anywhere north of 5000 south in Salt Lake County would have… the lowest percentage of LDS church members. Mormons tend to stick to the south end of the Salt Lake Valley and Utah county in the newer developments, which are more conservative and family-oriented. There will, however, probably be several LDS members in your neighborhood, no matter where you live.
In the winter of 1845-1846, the saints began their preparation to migrate to the West in search of a "New Zion." In the Spring of 1846, they began their large migration and ar…rived in Salt Lake City in 1847.
Well, Brigham Young was the leader of the church at the time and physically lead the people to the area, but many Mormons would answer that God lead them, because they believe… that Brigham Young was guided through revelations from God.
About 31 miles.
After the martyrdom of Joseph Smith in Carthage Jail, the Mormons were being more and more terrorized by mobs in Illinois. During the year of 1846 Brigham Young, the new leade…r of the Mormons began to assemble the people to get ready to leave Nauvoo and go west. The first wagons began their trek west on February 6th, 1846, and arrived in 1847 the exact date isn't known but the city was founded on July 24th, 1847, and consisted of 148 people with 143 of them being men. For the years to come more and more people came in the following years on the trail that would come to be known as the Mormon Trail and under the direction of Brigham Young.
Brigham Young was the Prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Later Day Saints by the time the Mormon migration reached Utah. Prior to Brigham Young, Joseph Smith, o…riginator of the LDS led the Mormons until he was killed by a mob in Carthage, Illinois, in 1844. The first group of Mormon Pioneers was lead to the Great Salt Lake by Brigham Young. Later groups were lead by experienced trail guides who had traveled with Brigham Young previously.
The Latter-Day Saints, or "Mormons", originally settled in Independence, Missouri, but were quickly driven out by its other occupants. They then settled in what became Nauvoo,… Illinois, but were driven from that home as well. Their leader, Joseph Smith, was arrested and martyred in Carthage, Illinois. An army actually showed up with a cannon to drive them out of Nauvoo, Illinois. They crossed the frozen Mississippi River and established a temporary settlement before they really knew where they were going. They considered Oregon and California before they heard reports about the valley of the Great Salt Lake.
41.0 mi - or about 44 mins.
It was the first city settled in Utah. It was the geographic head for religious, government, social etc. Fillmore was named the territorial capitol but when Utah became a stat…e and because of the significance of Salt Lake City, it was named the state capitol.
Estimated population of SLC is 183,171.
The distance is 77.8 miles or 1 hour and 17 minutes driving.
They called it Zion. Then when they found out, in order for Utah to become a state, that they would have to separate schools, stores, and public places from religion.
Ralph Becker is the current mayor of Salt Lake City, UT.
According to this article, in 1847, please read the related link below for more information.
234 miles, about 4hrs of driving
After being persecuted in the east, they decided to build Nauvoo, a large city in Illinois. Then they got persecuted there and Brigham Young sent a few members out… to check put Utah. No one was really over there, so they figured no one would be there to persecute them. They traveled to Salt Lake City and that became the LDS church headquarter, which still is.