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Mormon Gold Review Addendum — Index to Nearly 2,000 Names

Just the other day I reviewed the book Mormon Gold. The book tells the story of Mormon and their involvement in the California Gold Rush. Nearly 2,000 individuals are mentioned in the book. This addendum is a complete surname index to those individuals. Click a letter below to more quickly browse is alphabetical list. Click […]

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Mormon Gold

Few people are aware it was the job foreman and half-a-dozen Mormons who first discovered gold at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California. Even fewer are aware of the overall presence and contribution Mormons made during the gold rush years. The Mormon people had been in Salt Lake for less than a year when Gold was […]

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Mormon Migration Index Website Has Been Revised

A FamilySearch blog provides the details. Here is an excerpt: Mormon Migration Index Give you More Than Ever Before If you have Mormon ancestors who crossed the ocean to join the Saints in America, you may have heard of the Mormon Migration website. In the past, folks have come to this website to find voyage […]

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A Guide to Mormon Family History Sources

A Guide to Mormon Family History Sources is, simply, a resource guide to “electronic databases, websites, microfilm collections, indexes, and more” pertaining directly to Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) and their families. Like most genealogists, most members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints are well-aware of, if not intimately familiar with, the Church’s Family […]

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Jane Seymour & Nathan Gunn to Join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for the Annual Christmas Concert December 15-18, 2011

The annual Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert looks to be a winner again this year. Jane Seymour and Nathan Gunn will be headlining the annual Salt Lake City event, taking place December 15 to 18, 2011. You may sign up for a chance at getting the FREE tickets online between the dates of October 8 […]

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Joseph Smith Jr. Descended from Niall of the Nine Hostages, an Irish Chieftain of the 5th Century

Mormon prophet Joseph Smith Jr.,was definitely descended from Niall of the Nine Hostages, an Irish chieftain of the fifth century, Ugo Perego, a senior DNA researcher at Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation has discovered. … Recent DNA tests show that the Irish connection is even more certain for the founder of Mormonism and the Church of […]

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