- Birth Date
- 10 August 1818
- Death Date
- 19 April 1905
He emigrated with his wife and their two children from Denmark. They traveled across the sea by way of the ship Monarch of the Sea. They continued their journey to Utah as part of the Canfield company that crossed the plains. Further research is needed to provide sufficient evidence for his birth date and death date cited.
- Age at Departure: 45
- Head of Household
- 1885 Iowa Census.
- 1900 Census
- 1900 Iowa Census.
- “Captain Isaac Canfield Company (fourth ox train), manifests, 1864.” Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts, 1862-1868. (CR 376 8, Box 1, Folder 14)
- "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916."
- H. N. Hansen, "An Account of a Mormon Family's Conversion to the Religion of the Latter Day Saints and of Their Trip From Denmark to Utah," The Annals of Iowa 41 (Summer 1971), 709-728; (Fall 1971) 765-779. Selected pages from each article transcribed. URL will provide access to the first of the two journal articles.
- "List of Passengers," Deseret News, 17 August 1864, 369.