Evidence from emigration and genealogical records proves he traveled to Utah in 1863. He is listed on an 1863 ship passenger list as "Petter Eliasson." He marries in Utah in September 1863 therefore he had to have traveled overland in 1863.
Company Unknown (1863)Age at departure: 21
Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration
- Trail Excerpt
- Source Location
- Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah