Link alphabetical listing (surname) of Mormon Pioneers that played a noteworthy role in the establishment and early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The following is a collection of biographies, diaries, personal histories, etc:
- Mahonri Moraincumer Cahoon (1834-1888) - blessed and named by Joseph Smith as the Namesake of the Brother of Jared from the Book of Mormon.
- Reynolds Cahoon (1790-1861) - early LDS Church leader and counselor in several bishoprics in Ohio, Missouri, Illinois.
- William F Cahoon (1813-1893) - autobiography - home teacher to the prophet Joseph, Zions Camp volunteer, early missionary.
- Wilhelmina Mousley Cannon (1840-1918) - A TV episode of Death Valley Days: "Sego Lilies" (1953) tells the story of Wilhemina and her husband David being called to leave Salt Lake City to settle in the Dixie territory (that would become St. George, UT). She missed the comforts of Salt Lake and grew weary of the barren desert of southern Utah. She told her husband she would be willing to stay if he could find just one beautiful thing in the area. David broke his leg while climbing a hill to gather some Sego Lilies for his wife. The Sego Lily convinced her to stay, and went on to become the Utah state flower.
- Sego Flower Story - YouTube.
- Orson Scott Card (1951) - LDS novelist, critic, public speaker, essayist, and columnist. He writes in several genres but is known best for his science fiction novel Ender's Game (1985)
- Jared Carter (1801-1849) - Highly successful missionary of the early years of the Church. 2nd Stake President of Kirtland Ohio Stake (succeeding Pres Joseph Smith).
- John S Carter (1797-1834) - early convert and original member of the first high council in Kirtland (D&C 102:3). Several unique missionary experiences with his family. Died on Zion's Camp (1834).
- Welcome Chapman (1805-1893) - First stake president of LDS Manti Utah Stake - negotiated peace with local indian tribes.
- Zacheus Cheney (1818-1898) - left a highly detailed journal of his experiences in the Mormon Battalion.
- Ezra J Clark )1946-1868) - LDS missionary died on passage home from mission in England.
- Ezra T Clark (1823-1901) - Only person in the LDS Church known to have lost two sons in the mission field.
- John A Clark (1871-1895) - died on mission to Palistine. 90 years later, his gravestone would yet play a key role in getting the church recognition in the new State of Israel.
- Israel Clark (1821-1905) - joined the church in 1844 and traveled in Brigham Young's large company to Utah in 1848. He was a noted missionary to the local indians who could speak their language perfectly, founder of Clarkston, Utah, and early settler of the Ashley Valley. Father of 33 children including four sets of twins.
- Rudger Clawson (1857-1943) - famous early Georgia missionary, first Mormon jailed for polygamy and 2nd longest term serving as President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the church.
- Moroni Clayton (1846-1864) - The story of the famous Latter-day Saint hymn, Come, Come Ye Saints".
- Zebedee Coltrin (1804-1887) - 1st Quorum of Seventy.
- Gen Philip St George Cooke (1809-1895) - commanding officer of the [Mormon Battalion from Santa Fe to San Diego. Highly experienced indian fighter and commander of Union cavalry forces in the Civil War.
- Quentin L Cook (living) - LDS Apostle today with a doctorate from Stanford University.
- See also Book of Mormon, Witnesses of
- Oliver Cowdery (1806-1850) - 2nd Elder of the Church, one of the Three Witnesses to the Book of Mormon, and principle scribe to the prophet Joseph Smith during the translation.
- OneGreatFamily.com -Search Mormon Pioneer Records
- early pioneer history records - compiled by Fold3.com