The company she traveled with was noted in local church financial records. She was born as Mette Marie Larsen. Given name listed as "Matti" in Deseret News roster.
The family came on the ship, Athenia in 1862. The family consisted of the father, Jens, mother Karen Kirsten and children: Mette Maria, Hans Peter, Ane Kirstine, Karen Sophie, and Niels Peter.