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Lars Niels Christiansen

Evidence from genealogical sources and an autobiographical history proves that the Christiansen family came to Utah in 1868. The mother died September 1868 in Utah; the history written by the daughter, Kirstine, indicates they came in 1868. Family Search has his birthdate 8 Oct. 1812.Came with wife and child.

The family is listed as Nielsen on the ship Emerald Isle in 1868.  


John G. Holman Company (1868)Approximate age at departure: 56


  • "List of Passengers' Names In Captain J. G. Holman's Ox-Train," Deseret Evening News, 22 Sep. 1868, 4.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 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
  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site