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Karen Marie Pedersen Nielsen

Evidence from emigration and genealogical records proves that the Nielsen family traveled to Utah in 1854. Her obituary also states that she and her husband traveled to Utah in 1854. Further research is needed to determine the name of the company they traveled with.Her birth date is confirmed by the inscription on her gravestone, and her obituary and gravestone confirm her death date.


Company Unknown (1854)Age at departure: 26


  • "Obituary Notes," Deseret News [Weekly], 20 Feb. 1897, 319.
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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