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Carl Christian Peterson

Carl initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the John E. Forsgren Company in 1853 as indicated in the Manuscript history of the John E. Forsgren Emigration Company.  He was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

At the end of a mission, he traveled home in 1861 with an unknown company according to New FamilySearch/Family Tree. 

In some sources his name is spelled “Petersen” or "Pedersen."


John E. Forsgren Company (1853)Approximate age at departure: 18
Company Unknown (1861)Approximate age at departure: 26


  • [Manuscript history of the John E. Forsgren Emigrating Company ca. 1930], 18-35.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site