She came as a single lady on the ship, Monarch of the Sea, in1864. Somewhere she married Knud Mikkelsen before they left for Zion. After she arrived in the valley she married, Hans Christian Sorensen Hegsted.
More research is needed to confirm Nielsina's date of death, as family tradition from Family Tree at FamilySearch.org, the Utah State History burial database, and findagrave.com, give widely conflicting dates. At this time, date listed reflects information from the Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.