- Birth Date
- 16 December 1851
- Death Date
- 1 July 1926
Christen Christian Mikkelsen
He traveled to Utah with his mother Inger Marie Mikkelsen (Mickelsen). He was listed in the company manifest as "Christen Mickelsen."
He was later adopted by his stepfather and his surname was changed to "Blanch."
- Age at Departure: 12
- 1900 United States Federal Census
- “Captain William B. Preston Company (first ox train), manifest, 1864.” Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts, 1862-1868.
- Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941
- Find a Grave (Website)
- New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
- "West Weber Pioneer Dies," Ogden Standard Examiner, 1 July 1926, 14.