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Jacob Nielsen

with wife, Ellen and 5 children, Hans, Ole, Karen Marie, Christine, Ane Sophie. The roster says that he only had 4 children that came. The ship, Emerald Isle, lists 5 children. They all came in 1868.  Two children died crossing the plains, Karen Marie, and Ane Sophie. They both died in September 1868. 


John G. Holman Company (1868)Approximate age at departure: 47


  • "List of Passengers' Names In Captain J. G. Holman's Ox-Train," Deseret Evening News, 22 Sep. 1868, 4.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • 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