- Birth Date
- 5 April 1815
- Death Date
- 1 October 1878
Dorthea Ancena Hansen Jorgensen Hjorth
Evidence from emigration and biographical records proves the Hjorth family traveled to Utah in 1862. They sailed to America in 1862 and it was recorded that their son Agustus attested that his family arrived in Utah in 1862.
Dorthea's name is listed as "Dorthy Jost" on the Deseret News roster and "Dorthea Jorth" on the Perpetual Emigrating Fund ledger.
- Age at Departure: 47
- European Mission, [Emigration records, Scandinavian Mission] 1852-1920.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Gale, Priscilla Hjorth and Lillian Hjorth Pickering, Biography of August Adrainus Hjorth, Jr. .
- "Names of Immigrants," Deseret News [Weekly], 24 September 1862, 2.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger C, p. 468.