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Niels Peter Petersen

Evidence from emigration, newspaper and genealogical records proves that the Petersen family traveled to Utah in 1868. Further research is needed to determine the name of the company they traveled with.His name is shown as "Nelson P. Petersen" on his death certificate.


Company Unknown (1868)Age at departure: 9


  • "Deaths," Salt Lake Telegram, 9 June 1941, 19.
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • 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