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Karen Nielsen

surname spelled "Neilson" on rosterHer birth and death dates are confirmed by her death certificate, the Utah State Hitory Cemeteries and Burials Database, and her obituary.

surname spelled "Neilson" on roster. The family came on the John J. Boyd in 1855.  The family was: Niels age 50, Maren age 52, Anne Catherine age 18 and Karen age 16.  The family was listed as Nilsen on board.  They emigrated from Vensyssel District. 

 

Companies

Canute Peterson Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 17

Sources

  • "Pioneer Citizen Called By Death," Carbon County News, 5 Mar. 1915, 1.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Mount Pleasant Historical Association, Genealogy and family pioneer history.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site