Mathew Ivory Jr.was in the original group of men that Pioneered the Mormon church.Here is a piece of proof.I even have a picture and a story from his life and death.I am searching for them now.Mathew was part of the 13th group to made the travel west.
Thirteenth Ten—John Brown, captain: Shadrach Roundy, Levi Jackman, Lyman Curtis, Hans C. Hansen. Mathew Ivory. David Powers, Hark Lay (colored). Oscar Crosby (colored).