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James Christian Peterson

James' name is listed as "Jens Chr. Christensen" on the ship manifest ("Franklin") and Scandinavian Mission records. The family later changed their surname to "Petersen." Records indicate that Niels P. later changed the family surname to "Peterson."

Companies

Christian A. Madsen Company (1862)Approximate age at departure: 7

Sources

  • European Mission, [Emigration records, Scandinavian Mission] 1852-1920
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lars P. Petersen, Record Book, Circa 1862-1880 (MS 8788, Reel 1)

  • 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