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Hans Nielsen

His surname is spelled "Neilson" on the roster. Evidence that he came in 1856 is confirmed in information found in Church financial records. He also went by the name of Petersen. 


Canute Peterson Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 36


  • "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
  • 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