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Jens O. Petersen

The company he traveled with was noted in local church financial records. His name is listed as "James O. Petersen" on the Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.

Companies

James G. Willie Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 36

Sources

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

  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Historian's Office Local Unit Financial Records, Cache Stake. Film 122, item 2, p. 14. (CR 100 300)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 9 Nov. 1856, p. 27

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Rogerson, Josiah, "Captain J. G. Willie's Or, the Fourth Handcart Company of 1856 [No. 1]," Salt Lake Herald, 15 Dec. 1907.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • 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
  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

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  • Internet Web Site