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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, originator 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.
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Who blazed the Mormon Trail to the Great Salt Lake?

Mormon pioneers. Brigham Young led the caravan of Mormons across the Midwest into the Salt Lake Valley

Who led the Mormons to Salt Lake City Utah?

Brigham Young lead the first group of Mormon Pioneers to Salt Lake City, Utah. Later groups were lead by experienced trail guides who had traveled the trail with Brigham Young

Who was the prophet that led the Mormons into Salt Lake City Valley?

Brigham Young lead the first group of Mormon pioneers into the Salt Lake Valley after the death of Joseph Smith. Joseph Smith had prophesied that the Church would one day move

The Mormon migration was led to the Great Lake area by?

Do you mean the Great Lakes or the Great Salt Lake? Small groups of Latter-day Saints were sent to settle in areas around the Great Lakes in the Kirtland and Nauvoo periods b

Why did the Mormons locate in Great Salt Lake?

Because nobody else wanted to live there. There was very little useable water and even less lumber. The climate was dry, extremely hot in the summer and freezing cold in the w

Who led the Mormons to the area around the great salt lakes?

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

What is the name of the Mormon cathedral in the Great Salt Lake?

The Great Salt Lake is a lake - there are no buildings in it, because it's a lake, and people typically don't build buildings underwater. Also, Mormons (members of the Church

Why did the Mormons settle near the Great Salt Lake?

While escaping religious persecution, they found a large, arable valley with a steady water supply. Plus, the local natives did not kill them on sight.

What did the mormons call their settlement on the Great Salt Lake?

They didn't really make a settlement on the Great Salt Lake, as there is swampy marshland surrounding the lake for several miles. The first city they settled in the area was

Why did the Mormons establish their church in the desert by the Great Salt Lake?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon"church) was founded in New York state in 1830, and churchheadquarters quickly moved to Ohio, then to Missouri and