The Braase and Jensen family sailed to America in 1863 on the ship John J. Boyd.
Evidence from emigration, church (Perpetual Emigrating Fund) records proves that the Braase family traveled to Utah in 1863. She is the daughter of Eleonore Braase.
Her death certificate shows her name as "Emma B. Mitchell." The inscription on her gravestone and her death certificate both show her birth date as 2 January 1854.