Evidence from emigration and church records proves the Peterson family traveled to Utah in 1861. Further research is needed to determine the name of the company they traveled with.In some sources their surname is spelled "Pedersen."
Company Unknown (1861)Age at departure: 2
- Fisher, Mary Peterson, Reminiscences, in Pioneer Women of Faith and Fortitude, 4 vols. ([Salt Lake City]: International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers, 1998), 2:974-75.
- Source Location
- Church History Library, Salt Lake City
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