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Thora Marie Jensen

She came with her mother, Karen Marie Nielsen Jensen. Her surname is Jensdatter in FamilySearch. The company she traveled with was noted in local church financial records. Parish record confirm birth date. She later married Hans Kofoed (seen as Coffer on some census records).

Companies

William B. Preston Company (1864)Approximate age at departure: 16

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
  • 1870 Utah Census, Cache County

  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Parish Register of Vester Marie, Bornholm, Denmark.

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, General Files (CR 376 1) (except for 1847-49 which are in Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849).

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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