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Fredrick Christian Sorensen

The Sorensen family traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the John E. Forsgren Company in 1853.  The family consisted of Fredrick Christian and Emelie Cecelie Marie Flints, and their son Dykes Willard. 

In 1865, Fredrick was called on a mission to Denmark, and in 1867 he traveled home with the Leonard G. Rice Company.  He was the company’s scout captain.

Companies

John E. Forsgren Company (1853)Approximate age at departure: 33
Leonard G. Rice Company (1867)Approximate age at departure: 48

Sources

  • "Arrived," Semi-Weekly Telegraph, 10 Oct. 1867, 2.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • [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
  • Hansen, Jens, Diary, in Geneva Frost Gilbert, comp., Our Danish Heritage and Our Temple Work on the Peter Frost Family, 1899-June 1987 [1988], 54.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Heart Throbs of the West, vol. 6, p. 30

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lund, Anthon H., et al. Scandinavian Jubilee Album, 1850-1900, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1900,
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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