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Jorgen Olsen

He came with Elna. His given name is "Yoron" in the Deseret News roster. The 1859 William Tapscott ship register lists the following Olson family members: Jorgen (37), labourer, from Denmark; Elna (40), widow, from Sweden; Nils (30), from Sweden; and Hanna (29), from Sweden.


George Rowley Company (1859)Age at departure: 37


  • "Latter Day Saints' Immigration," Deseret News [Weekly], 24 Aug. 1859, 197.

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  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • European Mission, [Emigration records, Scandinavian Mission] 1852-1920
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Magleby, Hans Olsen, Reminiscences and diaries, 1857-1865 and 1875, vol. 2 (Danish manuscript) and 61-70 (typescript translation).
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah