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Christen Andersen
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Birth: May 27, 1820, Denmark
Death: Jan. 28, 1899
Sevier County
Utah, USA

Christian Anderson was the 12th child of 14 and the only one to join the Church. He migrated from Denmark to Moroni Utah. He had blue eyes, med. brown hair, and died of old age at Richfield. He was a Weaver by trade. Christian and children left their home in Denmark June 13, 1868 to begin their journey to America, three years after the death of Kjerstine. They sailed from Copenhagen on the Steamer HANSIA, across the North Sea to Hull England on June 16. On June 19 they went aboard the vessel EMERALD ISLE at Liverpool. Departed for New York on June 20 1868. Consisting of 877 persons, 627 Scandinavians with Elder Hans Jensen as President. This was the last company of Scandinavian Saints to cross the Atlantic in sailing vessels, from then on steamers were employed. On Aug. 11th 1868 the ship arrived at the New York Harbor. And on Aug 14 docked at Liverpool N.Y. From New York the family went to Benton by train. From there they traveled by foot to Salt Lake Valley, to Moroni, and on to Richfield.

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  Anna Christina Andersen Poulson (1853 - 1922)*
  Bertha Christine Anderson Larsen (1855 - 1933)*
  Soren Andersen (1859 - 1922)*
*Calculated relationship
Richfield City Cemetery
Sevier County
Utah, USA
Plot: A.19.12.02
Created by: Sydney Roberts
Record added: Oct 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43306054
Christen Andersen
Added by: Sydney Roberts
Christen Andersen
Added by: Sydney Roberts
Christen Andersen
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