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Carl Christian Anthon Christensen

Captain of one of the 4 divisions of company. His travel to Utah is also mentioned in his wife's obituary.

He is mentioned as coming together with some Norwegian Saints in the Compilation of General Voyage Notes, in the 1868 John Riggs Murdock Company.

Companies

Christian Christiansen Company (1857)Approximate age at departure: 25
John Riggs Murdock Company (1868)Approximate age at departure: 36

Sources

  • "Another Pioneer Passes Away," Ephraim Enterprise, 12 May 1910, 1.
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • 1900 Utah Census
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Christensen, C. C. A., "By Handcart to Utah: The Account of C. C. A. Christensen," trans. Richard L. Jensen, Nebraska History, winter 1985, 337-44.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Dorius, Johan F. F., [Journal], in "Church Emigration Book."
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Frantzen, John, Reminiscence and journal 1889-1892, 29-39.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Handcart Veterans Association scrapbook, 1906-1914. MS 11378, Fd. 6.

  • Jensen, James, [Reminiscences], in J. M. Tanner, A Biographical Sketch of James Jensen [1911], 23-40.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 13 Sep. 1857, p. 25

  • Source Location
  • Church 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
  • Mormon Migration

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Utah Death Certificate.

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  • Utah State Archives and Records Service