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Laurits Larsen

Captain of 5th Ten; Chaplain. His name is listed as "Louirtz Louritzen" in the Ephraim resident's account. He came with his wife, Ida age 21, his son John Lauritz an infant. They came on the ship "Franklin". 

Companies

Christian A. Madsen Company (1862)Approximate age at departure: 27

Sources

  • “91-Year-Old Pioneer is Ephraim’s Oldest Resident,” Deseret News/Church Section, 9 Mar. 1935, 8.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • European Mission, [Emigration records, Scandinavian Mission] 1852-1920
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Scandinavian Mission, Manuscript History and Historical Reports
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Weibye, Jens Christian Andersen, Reminiscences and journals, in Orson B. West, Typescript collection [ca. 1982]-1987, box 3, fd. 3, 281-333.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah