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Martin Lund

Martin initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with his family from Jutland with the Canute Peterson Company in 1856.  They sailed on the ship “John L. Boyd.”  The ship registers list his name as “Morten.”  His wife was Anne Marie.  In the company is Lars Lund.  His relationship to Martin and Anne is unclear, possibly their son.    

At the end of a mission, Martin traveled home with the Abner Lowry Company in 1866, which suffered from Cholera, as indicated in Mary Laren Price’s journal.   

Companies

Canute Peterson Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 34
Abner Lowry Company (1866)Approximate age at departure: 44

Sources

  • "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News [Weekly], 15 Oct. 1856, 254.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 20 Sep. 1856, p. 5
  • Journal History, 22 Oct. 1866, p. 2

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lever, W. H., History of Sanpete and Emery County

  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Nielsen, Jens Christian, History of Jens Christian Nielsen, 1847-1888, 60-61.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 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
  • Price, Mary Larsen, Mary Larsen Price Anderson, 2. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah