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An Introduction for RootsTech participants for the Sons of Utah Pioneers

An Introduction for RootsTech participants for the Sons of Utah Pioneers

https://youtu.be/AVDY570zS-k Larry Gibson, the 2022 National President of the Sons of Utah Pioneers introduces SUP to RootsTech participants, and others who share our love for preserving our pioneer heritage and values.  After watching his introduction, we invite you to also watch the presentation below. https://youtu.be/fDqwsFkbUpI Kyle Anderson, a Chapter President explains how the spokes to the “Wagon Wheel” introduce users to the Sons of Utah Pioneers resources.  Here are the links to the spokes that Kyle discusses: Pioneer Monuments Overland Trails Pioneer Stories World-Wide Pioneer Chapter Pioneer Magazine


We invite anybody interested in remembering and honoring our shared pioneer past to visit and explore our site.

This site’s stories, essays, histories, and pioneer sites are all open to the public.


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Our Mission:

  • Come to know our fathers, and turn our hearts to them.
  • Preserve the memory and heritage of the early pioneers of the Utah Territory and the western U.S.
  • Honor present-day pioneers worldwide who exemplify these same qualities of character.
  • Teach these same qualities to the youth who will be tomorrow’s pioneers.

Pioneer Stories

HESS, John W.

HESS, John W.

Jul 3, 2021

This article originally appeared in Vol.65, No.2 (2018) of Pioneer Magazine. John W. Hess was born to Jacob and Elizabeth Foutz Hess on August 24, 1824, in Franklin County Pennsylvania.…

ANDREASEN, Axel Ferdinand

ANDREASEN, Axel Ferdinand

Jan 3, 2022

Axel F. Andreasen Born: Jan 21, 1875 in Torslev, Hjorring Co., Denmark Died: Aug 28, 1961 in Provo UT DANISH ANCESTORS I think I should tell a little about my…

CHAPMAN Julia Ann

CHAPMAN Julia Ann

Jun 30, 2022

JULIA ANN CHAPMAN LEE 20 August 1825 – 10 July 1852 Julia Ann Chapman was born 20 August 1825, in Eugene, Vermilion County, Indiana to Isaac Benjamin Chapman and Solona…

GROVER, Thomas III

GROVER, Thomas III

Nov 29, 2020

Submitted by F. Martell Grover Thomas Grover III (1807-1886) Thomas Grover was born 22nd of July 1807 in Whitehall, New York.  His family lived on the…

SUTHERLAND, George Alexander

SUTHERLAND, George Alexander

Jul 6, 2021

from History of Utah, Volume IV, by Orson F. Whitney George Alexander Sutherland(1862-1942) UTAH’S Representative in Congress from March 1901, to March 1903, was the Hon.…

SAVAGE, David Leonard

SAVAGE, David Leonard

Apr 6, 2022

Submitted by La Mar Adams Born: 25 July 1810, Leeds CanadaDied: 26, April 1886, Snowflake, Arizona A Savage Indian Pioneer Story David Leonard Savage (1810-1886) David Leonard Savage was born…

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