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The Hearts of the Fathers podcast tells the stories of pioneer ancestors who settled Utah and the American West. Most of these pioneers, but not all, were early members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They came from all walks of life and many different countries, seeking freedom and opportunity.In this podcast we "turn the hearts of the children to the fathers, and the fathers to the children" by connecting the lives of pioneer ancestors with their living descendents to discover how their pioneer heritage and ancestry has impacted their lives and made them who they are today.

The Hearts of the Fathers podcast tells the stories of pioneer ancestors who settled Utah and the American West. Most of these pioneers, but not all, were early members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They came from all walks of life and many different countries, seeking freedom and opportunity.In this podcast we "turn the hearts of the children to the fathers, and the fathers to the children" by connecting the lives of pioneer ancestors with their living descendents to discover how their pioneer heritage and ancestry has impacted their lives and made them who they are today.
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United States

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The Hearts of the Fathers podcast tells the stories of pioneer ancestors who settled Utah and the American West. Most of these pioneers, but not all, were early members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They came from all walks of life and many different countries, seeking freedom and opportunity.In this podcast we "turn the hearts of the children to the fathers, and the fathers to the children" by connecting the lives of pioneer ancestors with their living descendents to discover how their pioneer heritage and ancestry has impacted their lives and made them who they are today.

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English


Episodes

S1E2: Levi Savage Jr. - Part 1

7/16/2019
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This is Part 1 of a 2-part episode on Levi Savage Jr. In this episode:

Duration:00:50:09

S1E1: Captain Edmund Ellsworth

5/11/2019
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Edmund Lovell Ellsworth was the captain of the first handcart company to emigrate to the Salt Lake valley in 1856. In many ways, he was a "pioneer's pioneer". This is his story. Show notes are available at heartsofthefatherspodcast.com.

Duration:01:09:12

Introducing the Hearts of the Fathers Podcast

3/21/2019
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The Hearts of the Fathers Podcast explores the lives and stories of the pioneers who settled Utah and the American West, and connects those stories with their living descendants. Season 1 will tell the stories of 12 individuals who were handcart pioneers in 1856, who walked 1,300 miles from Iowa to Utah pulling all their worldly possessions with them in handmade handcarts. Some came to escape religious persecution, some came to be with family, others came for adventure and opportunity. We...

Duration:00:02:01