- Birth Date
- 21 December 1839
- Death Date
- 6 November 1856
Rasmus Peter Hansen
He sailed to America in 1856 on the ship Thornton with his uncle and aunt, Paul and Lucy Jacobsen. Maren Sophia Jorgensen was also with them. The four of them are grouped together in Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 224.
Paul, Maren, and Rasmus each died en route to Utah.
- Age at Departure: 16
- "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News, 15 October 1856, 254.
- James G. Willie Emigrating Company journal, 1856 May-November, 16-53.
- Marilyn Austin Smith, Faithful Stewards--the Life of James Gray Willie and Elizabeth Ann Pettit, 95-120.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 224.
- Rasmussen, Mette Mortensen, Reminiscences.