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

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Why did Mormons immigrate to the west in 1847?

Mormons migrated west because they were persecuted in the east.


When Mormons moved to Utah?

July 24th 1847


When did the Mormons move west.?

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.


Why did Mormons emigrate to the west in 1847?

to escape hostile neighborhoods


Where did the Mormons settle in 1847?

In what is now Salt Lake City, Utah.


When did Mormons settle at the Great Salt Lake?

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


What city was found by the Mormons in the year or 1847?

Salt Lake City, Utah


1847who was the leader of the Mormons?

brigham young was the leader of the Mormon church in 1847


What did the Mormons do in 1847?

They arrived in Utah and began building Salt Lake City.


What date was Utah established?

Utah was established by the Mormons on July 24, 1847.


When did the Mormons move along the Mormon Trail to a new settlement near the Great Salt Lake?

The Saints arrived in the valley of the Great Salt Lake on 24 July 1847.


Who led thousands of Mormons to the Utah territory in 1847?

Brigham Young lead the first group of Mormon Pioneers to Utah Territory (which was then Mexico) in 1847.


Why did the Mormons choose to settle in Utah in 1847?

They sought a remote location away from their persecutors.


What happened to Mormons in 1847?

They arrived in Utah and began building Salt Lake City.


How many Mormons did brigham young move Salt Lake City?

About 2000 came to Utah in 1847 with Brigham Young.Entry: 1847: Aug. "Thurs. 26 - '...Between six and seven hundred wagons, with about two thousand souls enter the valley that fall." (LDS Church Chronology 1805-1914, page 34)But the Mormons kept coming and about 70,000 Mormons came to Salt Lake City between 1847 and 1867.


Where did the Mormons go in 1847?

In 1847, a large group of Mormon Pioneers travelled from their winter quarters in Nebraska to Salt Lake City Utah. Please note this was not ALL the Mormons, but the majority of the leadership and a large group of those living in the United States at the time.


What year was it Mormons move west 1847?

Korey Colyar in Utah knows that the Mormon Pioneeds arrived in the Salt Lake Valley for the first time on July 24, 1847. It is a state holiday with the 5th largest parade in the country. There are also massive parties and fireworks displays for all to see.


How did the Mormons move west?

The Mormons traveled west in wagons, with handcarts and later by train.


How did the Mormons prepare for the move west?

well, since all Mormons are robots they didn't need to prepare they were already prepared. Mormons are robots.


What impact did the Mormons have in the plains?

Because so many Mormons crossed the plains from 1847 to 1868 (about 70,000) they helped create business along the trail where people could buy and sell things.


In 1847 why did mormons emigrate to the area between the rocky mountains and the great salt lake?

In a country that has one of it's rights as 'Freedom of Religion'. In 1847 the Mormons were not provided that right. The federal government under President Polk refused to protect the Mormons and Mobs & terrorist's burned their homes and forced them to flee for their lives from the state of Illinois. Just because the Mormons had some different religious beliefs than their Christian neighbors.


What year did the Mormons settle in Salt Lake City?

The first group of Mormons to arrive in Salt Lake City came in July 1847. Subsequent groups came later. Church members were encouraged to leave their hometowns and move to Salt Lake City until about 1900, when they were encouraged to stay where they were and build up the Church in their area.


When did the Mormons settle in Utah?

The Mormon Pioneers first arrived in Utah and began to set up settlements in July 1847.


What year did the Mormons settle in Utah?

The first Mormon pioneers arrived in the Salt Lake Valley July 24, 1847.


When did Mormons settle in Utah?

The Mormon Pioneers first arrived and began setting up settlements in Utah in July, 1847.