Baker-Fancher

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  • When the Baker-Fancher train arrived there, however, they were turned a cold shoulder.
  • Smith later said he had no knowledge of the Baker-Fancher party prior to meeting them on the trail.
  • That evening, the extended families making the Baker-Fancher train set up their camp in Mountain Meadows.
  • When a signal was given, the militiamen turned and shot the male members of the Baker-Fancher party standing by their side.
  • As these smaller groups arrived in the Utah Territory, they combined together to create the Baker-Fancher Party.
  • The Baker-Fancher train was one of several emigrant trains traveling through the area on their way to California at the time.
  • They were also offered all of the livestock then on the road to California, which included that belonging to the Baker-Fancher party.
  • By contemporary standards the Baker-Fancher party was prosperous, carefully organized, and well-equipped for the journey.
  • After the massacre, Young stated in public forums that God had taken vengeance on the Baker-Fancher party.
  • Following the massacre, Young stated in public forums that God had taken vengeance on the Baker-Fancher party.
  • The plan for an Indian massacre of the Baker-Fancher train was discussed, but not all the Council members agreed it was the right approach.
  • Bringing up the rear were the adult males of the Baker-Fancher party, each walking with an armed Mormon militiaman at his right.
  • After arriving in Salt Lake City, the Baker-Fancher party made their way south, eventually stopping to rest at Mountain Meadows.
  • Young also made it illegal to travel through Utah without a permit, but no safe conduct pass was made available to the Baker-Fancher train by Territorial or local officials.
  • Some, including Baker-Fancher Party descendants and historian Will Bagley, did not see this as an apology.
  • Today it is believed that the attack against the wagon train was planned by leaders in Iron County; after the Baker-Fancher party had left Cedar City.
  • After leaving Arkansas and traveling in several smaller groups these emigrants gathered together near Salt Lake City, Utah and became the Baker-Fancher party.
  • However, there are no documented cases showing that such threats were ever enforced as actual policy, and there were no accusations of thievery against the Baker-Fancher party.
  • The Paiutes received a portion of the Baker-Fancher party's significant livestock holdings as compensation for their part in the massacre.
  • The remaining personal property of the Baker-Fancher party was taken to the tithing house at Cedar City and auctioned off to local Mormons.
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