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Niels Morten Peterson

He served as a Captin of Ten. He came on the ship, Franklin in 1862 as Niels Mortensen with his wife, Mette, and children: Morten, Maren K., Jens, and Anders. He is known as Niels Morten Peterson in FamilySearch/FamilyTree. Maren, Jens and Anders all die at sea. 

In some records he is listed as Lynge, which is the name of the farm he is from in Denmark. 

Companies

Christian A. Madsen Company (1862)Approximate age at departure: 42

Sources

  • "Another Pioneer Dies," Salt Lake Herald, 19 Jan. 1903, 3.

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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "Niels Morton Peterson Dead," Ogden Standard Examiner, 17 Jan. 1903, 7.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • 1870 Utah Census
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1880 Utah Census
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1900 Utah Census
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • European Mission, [Emigration records, Scandinavian Mission] 1852-1920
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • LDS Scandinavian Mission Records. (CR 271 38)

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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Parish Register of Albaek, Hjorring, Denmark. 

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

  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • United States Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892-1926
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  • Internet Web Site
  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Utah, Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966.

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  • Ancestry.com
  • Weibye, Jens Christian Andersen, Reminiscences and journals, in Orson B. West, Typescript collection [ca. 1982]-1987, box 3, fd. 3, 281-333.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah