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Britta Bangsten

She was a single woman from Sweden. Her name is listed as "Britta Bengtsson" on the 1864 Monarch of the Sea ship register. The company she traveled with was noted in local church financial records.

Companies

William B. Preston Company (1864)Approximate age at departure: 36

Sources

  • "List of Passengers," Deseret News [Weekly], 17 Aug. 1864, 369.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • “Captain William B. Preston Company (first ox train), manifest, 1864.” Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts, 1862-1868. (CR 376 8, Box 1, Folder 11)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.

  • Source Location
  • Ancestry.com
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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