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Kersten Christensen Ericksen

Kersten, her husband Marcus Ericksen and mother, Mette Kjesten Nielsen, initially started with the 1857 Christen Christiansen company and are listed on that roster, but they stayed in Florence for one year and came in the 1858 Iversen Company. She is listed on the Iversen roster as K. Eriksen. Her daughter, Kersten Erickson continued with the 1857 Christian Christiansen company.In some sources her surname is spelled "Erickson".



  • Benson, Kersten Erickson, Kersten E. Benson biographical file, 1-3.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
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  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah