Kirsten Olsen

27 February 1844 – 20 November 1910. Born in Stensby, Bårse, Præstø, Denmark. Daughter of Rasmus Olsen and Ingeborg Hansdatter. After joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1852, Kirsten, along with her family immigrate to the United States. The Olsen family travel west with the Hans Peter Olsen Company, arriving in the Salt Lake Valley in October 1854. They were asked to help settle Sanpete, Utah Territory. On 22 October, 1854 twenty eight wagons full of Scandinavian Saints, including Rasmus Olsen and his family arrive at Fort Ephraim. Married Anders Anderson on 21 December 1859 in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States. Died on 20 November 1910 in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

 

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