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Lewis Peterson

Some of his siblings use the surname of "Parson," but his death certificate and obituary show his name as "Peterson." The ship's passenger lists him as Lars Nilsson.  This is his Swedish name and he changed it to Lewis Peterson.  His father is Nils Parson. 


John R. Murdock Company (1863)Approximate age at departure: 18


  • "Native of Sweden Dies at Santaquin," Salt Lake Telegram, 1 Mar. 1924, [6].
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Family Tree

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

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

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service