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Petronella Nielsen Orquist

First documentation to place her in the valley is a rebaptism performed in the Lehi Ward on 20 September 1863. Birth date is confirmed by the Lehi Ward records. Other sources (gravestone and obituary in Deseret News 14 April 1916) list a birth date of 24 June 1831. She later married William McFadyen (sometimes spelled McFadden). In Lehi records, her surname is erroneously entered as Hillchrist.

Companies

Company Unknown (1863)Approximate age at departure: 31

Sources

  • 1900 Utah Census
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Lehi Ward, Record of Members. CR 375 8, Reel 3599.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger C, p. 678.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

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  • Internet Web Site