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Caroline Olsdotter Jenson

Evidence from emigration, newspaper and genealogical records proves that the Jenson family traveled to Utah in 1864. They sailed to America in April, but the first documentation to place them in Utah is Neil's death in October 1864. Further research is needed to determine the name of the company they traveled with.Her name is listed as "Karna NIelson" on the 1864 Monarch of the Sea ship manifest.Her death certificate lists her name as Caroline Jenson. Other sources show her given name as "Karna."

Companies

Company Unknown (1864)Age at departure: 24

Sources

  • "Pioneer Resident of Richfield Dies," The Richfield Reaper, 23 May 1912, 1.
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • 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