She likely traveled with her husband, Hans Carl Albreitsen, and at least three of their children. They traveled on board the "Tuscarora" in 1857. The ship manifest shows the family's surname as "Albrechtsen," and she is listed as being 33 years old.
She is recorded as having been rebaptized in the Mt. Pleasant Ward on 2 November 1862.
Early Danish records list the surname as Albrechtsen or Albreitsen.