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Canute Peterson

Canute traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Ezra T. Benson Company in 1849.  He married Sarah Ann Nelson en route. 

Then, at the end of a mission, he returned home as Captain of the Canute Peterson Company in 1856.

Companies

Ezra T. Benson Company (1849)Approximate age at departure: 25
Canute Peterson Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 32

Sources

  • "Funeral of Pres. Peterson," Deseret News, 20 Oct. 1902, 8.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849. (MS 14290)

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 20 Sep. 1856, p. 1, 4.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1849, p. 11

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1849, p. 12D

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

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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lund, Anthon H., et al. Scandinavian Jubilee Album, 1850-1900, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1900,
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Madsen, Andrew, Autobiographical sketch ca. 1908.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Morrison, Mary Margaret Forquhar Cruickshank, Reminiscences, 4-5. (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
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  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Morrison, William, Journal, 1851 Feb.-1889 Aug., 14.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church 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
  • Nielsen, Jens Christian, Reminiscences, 55-56. (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
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  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), 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
  • Peterson, Canute, Autobiography 1900, 140-41.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Peterson, Canute, Autobiography, 1900, 19-25.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Pett, James, [Autobiography], in Marble, B. Glen, comp., Mormon Marbles: Roots and Branches [1977?], 71-74.
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Powell, John, Autobiography and journal 1849 June-1901 Apr., 45-55.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah