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Ellen Gurinda Rolfson Dorius

Ellen is the wife of Carl Christian Nikolai Dorius.  She traveled with her husband's family and her mother, Gerturde Maria Wroldsen, and sister Gertrude Maria.

The Frandzen, Dorius, and Rolfsen families sailed from Liverpool on the "Westmoreland" on 25 April 1857.  They arrived in Philadelphia on 31 May 1857.

Some sources record her name as "Elen Katrine Gurina Rolfsen."


Christian Christiansen Company (1857)Approximate age at departure: 20


  • Dorius, C. C. N., Autobiography of Carl Christian Nicoli Dorius, 19-21. (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
  • Source Location
  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 13 Sep. 1857, p. 25

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah