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Soren Nelson

Soren and his family embarked for America on the ship John J. Boyd in late 1855 arriving at New York in February 1856. The obituary of his daughter Mrs. Teany Thomas says the family crossed the plains to Utah by handcart in 1856.


Canute Peterson Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 53


  • "Mrs. Teany Thomas," Deseret News, 31 Jan. 1934, sec. 2, 7.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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