Mette Jensen

Her son Christen's autobiographical sketch states: "Mother and the rest of the family went with the Church teams, and after a successful journey arrived in Salt Lake City, September 12, 1863."Her birth and death dates are confirmed by the Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database and her obituary

The family came on the ship, John J. Boyd in 1863. The family consisted of: Mette, the mother, other members were: Christen, age 7, Christen age 26, Mariane age 32, Mette age 10 and Niels age 4.  Christen and his wife Mariane, did not come to Utah. They stayed in Illinois. 



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