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Jacob Jensen

Jacob is the son of Jens Jorgen Andersen (died 1849) and Maren Pedersen.  He is listed with his brother Christen age 10, his mother age 37, stepfather Jens Christian Sorensen age 35.  They came on the ship, John J. Boyd in 1855.  

He later changed his name to Johnson. 


Canute Peterson Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 8


  • "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News [Weekly], 15 Oct. 1856, 254.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Journal History, 20 Sep. 1856, p. 2
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, General Files (CR 376 1) (except for 1847-49 which are in Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849).

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904-1961. Utah State Archives and Records Service.

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site