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Niels Lars Christensen

returning missionary; traveled with independent wagons; interpreter and counselor to Danish Saints; his name appears as "N. L. Christiansen" on the roster.His death certificate and the inscription on his gravestone confirm the spelling of his surname.

Companies

James G. Willie Company (1856)Age at departure: 27

Sources

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

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  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • James G. Willie Emigrating Company, Journal 1856 May-Nov., 16-53.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Madsen, Peder, Diary 1856 Apr.-Sept., trans. Don H. Smith, 19-29.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Rogerson, Josiah, "Captain J. G. Willie's Or, the Fourth Handcart Company of 1856 [No. 2]," Salt Lake Herald, 5 Jan. 1908.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Smith, Don, e-mail communication, 29 Apr. 2003.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Smith, Don, personal conversation, 9 Mar. 2005
  • Smith, Marilyn Austin, Faithful Stewards--the Life of James Gray Willie and Elizabeth Ann Pettit, 95-120.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904-1961. Utah State Archives and Records Service.

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Willie, James G., Synopsis of the Fourth Hand Cart Company's Trip from England to G.S.L. City in 1856, in "History of Brigham Young," 9 Nov. 1856, 966-83.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Woodward, William, Journal, in Utah State Historical Society Cache Valley Chapter, Historical resource materials for Cache Valley, Utah-Idaho, 1955-1956, reel 4, item 2e.
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  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City