Bohne traveled with his dather, stepmother, and siblings. The Brothersen family crossed the sea by way of the ship Westmoreland. Their journey to Utah continued as part of the Christian Christiansen company. Bohne was listed as "Benny Butherson" in the 1870 Utah census. Further research is necessary to provide supporting evidence for his birth date and death date. Name may appear on some records as "Bolin."