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John Frantzen

John traveled with his parents, Lars and Martha Maria Johansen Frantzen, and his sister, Karen, and her husband.  They traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Christian Christiansen Company in 1857.  The Frandzen family sailed from Liverpool on the "Westmoreland" on 25 April 1857.  They arrived in Philadelphia on 31 May 1857.

He was an out-and-back teamster.

Companies

Christian Christiansen Company (1857)Approximate age at departure: 20
Company Unknown (1861)Approximate age at departure: 23

Sources

  • "Death of John Frantzen," Manti Messenger, 19 Jan. 1905, 1.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Frantzen, John, Autobiographical sketch, in Biographical sketches 1891- , reel 38, box 38, fd. 14, item 19.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Frantzen, John, Reminiscence and journal 1889-1892, 29-39.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Frantzen, John, The Journal of John Frantzen 1837-1905, 21-24.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • 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
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

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  • Utah State Archives and Records Service