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When did the Mormons settle in Illinois?

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The Mormons settled in Illinois between 1839 and 1845, when they began to leave for Utah due to persecution.

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Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) founded Nauvoo, Illinois and several surrounding towns.


The first Mormons arrived to settle in the Great Salt Lake on July 24, 1847.


Mormons believe the church that Jesus Christ established on the Earth in the bible was first established in the Eastern United States. 'Mormons' were first in New York, then persecuted out to Kirtland, Ohio, and Navoo, Illinois, then they were persecuted out of those places, and they ended up in Utah.


The Mormons were driven from New York, Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois.


The Mormons were kicked out of Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois.


In the mid 1800's, when the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (commonly called "Mormons") was attempting to find a land to settle in, church members were kicked out of Kirtland, Ohio; Nauvoo, Illinois; and several areas in Missouri, most notably Jackson County.


The Mormons settled in Illinois after being driven from their homes by the government and mobs in Missouri. Illinois was a place they could find temporary refuge from the persecutions they were facing throughout the country. They settled along the Mississippi River in Commerce, Illinois, later changing the name to Nauvoo, a Hebrew word meaning "beautiful place." A few years after their prophet, Joseph Smith, was shot and killed in Carthage, Illinois, the persecutions from the people in Illinois were too great, and they left their homes and travelled west to Utah.


The Mormons moved to Illinois in the 1840's seeking religious freedom. They weren't able to fiond it in Illinois and left the state for Utah.


The Mormons settled much of utah.


The Mormons settled in Utah.


The growth of the Mormons in the area of Nauvoo Illinois caused concern among the locals, leading to violence. In order to preserve the public peace, the government asked the Mormons to leave the state.


The main reason it was hard for the Mormons to find a place to settle was because of the many persecutions. These persecutions cause the Mormons to be driven out of the land where they had settled. The people persecuting them did not care that it was the property of the Mormon Settlers. They just wanted them out. Another reason was that there were some higher authority people who authorized the people to drive them out, or to kill the Mormons. Those are some reasons why it was so hard for Mormons to find a place to settle.


In a way, yes. The locals disliked the Mormons and attacked them several times, including murdering their prophet, Joseph Smith. The Mormons often retaliated. In order to preserve the public peace, the government asked the Mormons to leave Illinois and the United States within a year, and the Mormons cooperated. The Mormons were previously driven out of Missouri by an extermination order issued by the governor.


The majority of the Mormon pioneers left Illinois in the spring and summer of 1846.


The Mormons were able to settle successfuly at the Great Salt Lake due to their faith, strength, steadfast determination to settle together in a place where they would not be persecuted for their religious beliefs and where the lord wanted them to be.


The majority of Mormons moved to Utah in 1847 after being kicked out of Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois.


In the 1840's, the Mormons were establishing their headquarters in Nauvoo, Illinois. Their neighbors disliked this because so many Mormons were moving into the area. There were so many Mormons that they were starting to influence the culture and politics of the area, and it made those who lived there prior to the arrival of the Mormons feel threatened and like they had been overtaken.


The biggest concern about the Mormons for the people of Illinois was their belief in gathering. The Mormons all wanted to live in the same area and establish laws based on the laws in the Bible. The other citizens in Illionois felt threatened that they might become outnumbered by Mormons, and that the Mormons might be able to influence local politics.


The Mormons began moving west in 1831. At this time the main body of Mormons moved from New York to Ohio. They then moved further west to Missouri and Illinois. The famous Mormon trek to Utah began in 1845 when many Mormons began leaving Illinois. The first group of Mormons arrived in Utah in 1847.


In what is now Salt Lake City, Utah.


Most of them left for Utah in 1846.


The Mormons were searching for a place where they could practice their religion in peace and found that place in Utah.


People of the Morman faith settled in Utah, then south into Arizona.


after the lds (Mormons) people were run out of Nauvo they all walked all the way from Illinois to Utah. eventually all the lds people migrated there and soon there was enough people to make Utah a state.


The native Americans were the first to settle Illinois. The French were the first Europeans. They sent Pere Marquette and Louis Joliet.



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