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Catherine Jensen Nelson

Wife of Nels/Niels Christian Nelson.  Catherine and Niels buried a child at sea as they crossed the Atlantic on the ship John J. Boyd.  Catherine walked across the plains and gave birth to a daughter shortly after arriving in Utah

Companies

Christian Christiansen Company (1857)Approximate age at departure: 24

Sources

  • Dunford, Mary Nelson, Application for Membership, The Society of Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, 1 June 1924 [for Nels Christian Nelson and Katharine Johnsen Nelson, 1857].
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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