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Niels Benson

The obituary of James states that he came to Utah in 1862. The Benson family appears on the 1861 Monarch of the Sea ship manifest as "Bengtsen," and FamilySearch lists their surname as "Bengson." Further research is needed to determine the name of the company they traveled with.

Companies

Company Unknown (1862)Age at departure: 10

Sources

  • "Utah State News," Carbon County News, 30 Jan. 1913, 6.
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • 1870 Utah Census, Salt Lake Co.
  • 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