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Niels Peter Sorensen

He changed his name to Johnson.

Son of Else Cathrine Jensen Christensen.

There is some confusion as to which company he, his mother and her husband traveled in. They are on the Murdock company roster; however, Jens Christian Andersen Weibye notes that this is his half-sister's daughter's son who traveled with them.

Companies

John R. Murdock Company (1862)Approximate age at departure: 12
Christian A. Madsen Company (1862)Approximate age at departure: 12

Sources

  • European Mission, [Emigration records, Scandinavian Mission] 1852-1920
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service
  • Weibye, Jens Christian Andersen, Reminiscences, 21-26, in Reminiscences and journals [ca. 1862]-1893, reel 1, box 1, fd. 4.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Young, Joseph W., "Report of the Immigration," Deseret News [Weekly], 17 Sep. 1862, 93.

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