Welcome to the Sons of Utah Pioneers Online!

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. Only members of the National Society of the Sons of Utah Pioneers (SUP) can use the website’s group/chapter features. SUP members can REGISTER HERE.

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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

HAGGERTY, Lucinda Catherine

Apr 4, 2022

Submitted by David Hinton Born: 29 Jan 1816, Branchville, Sussex, New JerseyDied: 26 January 1906, Deseret Utah Lucinda Haggerty (1816-1906) Compiled by Lila B. Badger, a great-granddaughter Great-grandma, Lucinda Catherine…

HINTON, James Maurice: Life Story

Jun 22, 2021

I was born in Virgin, Washington Co., Utah, on October 24, 1890 to John Maurice Hinton and Nancy Alice Nutter Stanworth. I was the youngest boy in a family of…

EAGER, Anna: Pioneer Child & Mother

Oct 30, 2021

Anna Eagar, Mother of: Loren Clell, DuRell Garth, Justin Max, Delbert Ross, Alice May, and Oral Ray Covington Anna Eager(1896-1983) My grandfather, John Eagar, was born…

Atkin, Thomas  Jr.

ATKIN, Thomas Jr.

Jan 2, 2021
Thomas Atkin Jr. (1833-1819) Thomas Atkin, Jr. was born July 7 1833 at Louth, Lincolnshire, England, and was the son of Thomas and Mary Morley Atkin.…

COX, Amos

COX, Amos

Mar 18, 2020

Amos Cox born 8 October 1856 at Manti, Sanpete County Utah was the son of Orville Southerland and Mary Elizabeth Allen Cox.  When Amos was a small boy they were…

FRANKS, Sarah Ann

FRANKS, Sarah Ann

Sep 18, 2020

Sarah Ann Franks and George Padley: A Love Story Submitted by Michael Jordan Born: 05/09/1832, Shepshed, Leicestershire, England Died: 01/31/1911, Murray, Utah Sarah Ann Franks was born 9 May 1832,…