Evidence from genenalogical and church records prove that the Hansen family came to Utah in 1859. A sister, Kjirsten (Kirsten) Hansen, in her Reminiscences (first person) tells about when the family came. Kirsten came earlier in 1858. Also the mother and father were endowed Oct. 1859 in Salt Lake. Some sources list her given name as "Mette Lauritsen".
Company Unknown (1859)Age at departure: 16
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Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration
- Trail Excerpt
- Source Location
- Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah