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

JEX, William and Eliza

JEX, William and Eliza

Jan 6, 2021

Taken from Orson Whitney’s History of Utah, Vol. 4 THIS worthy pair, the prolific though now aged parents of a numerous flock of children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, about one hundred…

HOWARD, Mary Ann Tolman

HOWARD, Mary Ann Tolman

Dec 15, 2020

In the year of 1861, the eldest Howard boys, Thomas and William, came from England to Salt Lake City to work and earn money to bring their parents and the…

BROOKS, Karl: Mayor of Dixie

Jan 30, 2018

Karl Francis Brooks was born to Will and Juanita Brooks on November 7, 1935, in St. George, the ninth of eleven children. He lived until October 31, 2015 Karl grew…

KIMBALL, Heber Chase: Right-hand man to Brigham Young

Sep 7, 2021

by Orson F. Whitney, in History of Utah Vol.4  Heber C. Kimball (1801-1868) For more than two decades after the settlement of Salt Lake Valley, the…

JONES, Daniel Webster

JONES, Daniel Webster

Oct 23, 2020

This article originally appeared in Vol.60, No.1 2013 issue of Pioneer Magazine Daniel Webster Jones was born August 26th, 1830, in Booneslick, Howard County, Missouri. Orphaned at the age of…

ROMNEY, Junius – Juarez stake president

Apr 17, 2021

This article originally appeared in Vol. 65 No.1 (2018) of Pioneer Magazine by Joseph B. Romney, grandson. Junius Romney(1878-1971) In his role as the young stake…