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John Claus Ahrens

Evidence from emigration and church (Perpetual Emigrating Fund) records proves that the Ahrens family traveled to Utah in 1863. His surname is spelled "Arentz" on the ship passenger list. The company he traveled with was noted in local church financial records.



  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund Ledger Index, [1992, 2013].

  • 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