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Mary Mitchell Pitchforth

Note that her surname is incorrectly spelled "Pitchfork" in her obituary.

She married Samuel Pitchforth while on her way to America on the 1857 ship Palmyra.


Edward Hunter - Joseph Horne Company (1847)Approximate age at departure: 21


  • "Pioneer of Plains Dies at Ripe Age," Inter-Mountain Republican, 23 Nov. 1907, 3.

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Journal History, 21 June 1847, p. 22
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah