Where did the Mormons settle in 1847?


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2014-03-18 01:31:24
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In what is now Salt Lake City, Utah.


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

They sought a remote location away from their persecutors.

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

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

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

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

Mormons migrated west because they were persecuted in the east.

to escape hostile neighborhoods

There are several hundred Mormon settlements throughout the Western United States with a few settlements in Mexico and Canada. Seeing as the question is in past tense not present tense, I will answer this question based on history. The Mormons settled in Utah near the Great Salt Lake in 1847.

They arrived in Utah and began building Salt Lake City.

brigham young was the leader of the Mormon church in 1847

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

They arrived in Utah and began building Salt Lake City.

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

The Mormons settled much of utah.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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