Peter McBride Account

Peter McBride Account

“In the year 1856 my parents decided to emigrate to America, as they had heard that it was a wonderful place to live. They sold their good comfortable home and in May of that year embarked on the good ship Horizon. After leaving our home in Southport, Scotland,...
Joseph F. Smith Account

Joseph F. Smith Account

In the spring of 1848, as the Presidency and all who were able were leaving Winter Quarters for the Valley, my mother made an attempt to go along. During the fall and winter she had made two trips down into Missouri to purchase provisions and trade for...
Personal Accounts of Early Saints

Personal Accounts of Early Saints

Many of the early converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints suffered and sacrificed much in answering the call to gather to Salt Lake City, in the West. After already having suffered so much pain and persecution, and after the martyrdom of their...
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