- Birth Date
- 12 April 1822
- Death Date
- 20 November 1889
Morten Nielsen Lund
Martin Nielsen Lund
Martin initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with his family from Jutland with the Canute Peterson Company in 1856. They sailed on the ship John J. Boyd. The ship registers list his name as “Morten.” His wife was Anne Marie and his son Lars by his first wife.
His travel to Utah in 1856 is confirmed by his obituary, which shows his name as "Morten N. Lund."
At the end of a mission to Europe, Martin traveled home with the Abner Lowry Company in 1866, which suffered from Cholera, as indicated in Mary Laren Price’s journal.
On the 1860 Utah census his name is listed as "Marten Lound."
The inscription on his gravestone show his given name as "Martin."
- Age at Departure: 34
- Head of Household
- Age at Departure: 44
- Returning Missionary
- 1860 Utah Census, Sanpete County.
- 1870 Utah Census.
- 1880 Utah Census.
- "Births [Deaths]," Deseret Evening News, 9 December 1889, 2.
- “Captain Abner Lowry's Train,” Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, 72-76.
- Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923.
- Early Missionary Database
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Historical Department journal history of the Church, 1830-2008, 22 October 1866, 2.
- "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News, 15 October 1856, 254.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 20 September 1856, 5.
- Lever, W. H. History of Sanpete and Emery Counties, Utah: With Sketches of Cities, Towns, and Villages; Chronology of Important Events; Records of Indian Wars; Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens (Salt Lake City: Tribune Job Printing Co, 1898), 529
- Missionary Department Missionary Registers, 1860-1959, Volume 1.
- Nielsen, Jens Christian, History of Jens Christian Nielsen, 1847-1888 , 60-61.
- Parish Register of Saltum, Hjorring, Denmark.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company general files, 1850-1887.
- Price, Mary Larsen, Mary Larsen Price Anderson, 2. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- Utah, Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.