- Birth Date
- 25 February 1837
- Death Date
- 7 June 1901
Rise Sophia Nielsen
She was a single woman who came to America in 1860 on the ship William Tapscott with Jens Nielson and his family. The ship manifest shows her name as "Rise Sophia Nielsen."
The spelling of her name is confirmed by the inscription on her gravestone--Rise Sophia Nielsen Madsen.
Her name is listed as "Rise Sophie Nielsdatter" on FamilyTree, but we have been instructed to use names on our database that individuals would have been known by during their lifetime in Utah.
- Age at Departure: 23