- Birth Date
- 13 May 1842
- Death Date
- 7 March 1881
Her name appears as Cecilia Persson on the ship manifest. She is listed with her sister, Karna. They sailed on the John J. Boyd in 1863.
In some sources her surname is listed as "Peterson," Pehrson, Parson, Nillson, and more. Her first name variates in spelling too: Scelia, Sissa, Celia, Sescilia, etc. Her marriage record to Amasa Potter in Family Search says her name is "Sissa Nilsdotter" (KWNN-2MN). Her mother also appears to be here and is in Family Search as "Kerstina Larsdotter" (KWVSW-NS6)
She became the second wife of Amasa Potter, of this company, several months after arriving in the Salt Lake valley.
Her obituary confirms her birth and death dates.
- Age at Departure: 21