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Kristine Otena Nielsen

Daughter of Soren and Christiana Hailsen Nelson.  Her obituary (Mrs. Teany Thomas) says the family arrived in Utah by handcart in 1856.  Evidence from emigration and church records confirms this.  In some sources her given name is spelled "Ottina",  "Tena or Teany. The parish register of Mosbjerg Hjorring, Denmark lists her name as Ottine Sorensen.  She Married James Claybourne Thomas Sr.  Additional research is needed to identify the name of the pioneer company with which she traveled.

Companies

Company Unknown (1856)Approximate age at departure: 9

Sources

  • "Mrs. Teany Thomas," Deseret News, 31 Jan. 1934, sec. 2, 7.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1910 Idaho Census
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Eastern Idaho Death Records Database

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Parish register of Mosbjerg, Hjorring, Denmark. 

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

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