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Christian Erik Mackelprang

Christian initially emigrated to the Valley in 1850 with his family, but in 1866 he again crossed the plains as a teamster for the Daniel Thompson out-and-back company. The captain's account spells his name Mickleprany and the teamster list shows it as Makkapreme.

Companies

Canute Peterson Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 10
Daniel Thompson Company (1866)Approximate age at departure: 20

Sources

  • "Captain Daniel Thompson's (of Fillmore) Company." In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Wards' accounts 1861-1868, Account book 1866 1868. (CR 376 8)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • “Captain Daniel Thompson, memoranda book (1), 1866.” In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts 1862-1868. (CR 376 8, Box 1, Folder 19)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1860 Utah Census, Iron County

  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service