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Mette Kirsten Nielsen

Mette, her daughter Kersten Christensen Erickson, son-in-law Marcus Erickson, and their daughter Kersten initially started with the 1857 Christen Christiansen company and are listed on that roster, but she, her daughter and son-in-law stayed in Florence for one year and came in the 1858 Iver Iversen Company. They are listed on the Iversen roster as M. Eriksen and K. Erickson. Her granddaughter, Kersten Ericksen continued with the 1857 Christian Christiansen company.In some sources her given name is spelled "Mette Christina".



  • Benson, Kersten Erickson, Kersten E. Benson biographical file, 1-3.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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