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Jorgen Rasmussen

Jorgen arrived in New Orleans via the ship James Nesmith on 23 February 1855. His birth year is estimated, based on age given on the ship roster. He is not to be confused with Jorgen Hansted Rasmussen that arrived in 1867 with the ship Manhattan, also born in 1837.


Jacob F. Secrist/Noah T. Guymon Company (1855)Approximate age at departure: 18


  • Journal History, 7 Sep. 1855, p. 6
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, General Files (CR 376 1) (except for 1847-49 which are in Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849).

  • 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