Jun. 10, 1879 Bloomington Bear Lake County Idaho, USA
note: Born in Store Brondum, Allsburg, Rostrup, DENMARK. Father Christen Madsen, Mother Annie Nielsen.
Jacob and his family sailed from Liverpool, England April 25, 1857 aboard the ship "Westmoreland" and arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 31, 1857. They are listed on the ship's roster as follows: Jacob Christianson age 50 farmer Dorothea Christianson age 39 wife Hans Christianson age 18 farmer Annie Christianson age 6 Neils Christianson age 2 Eliza Christianson age 7 Anton P Christianson age 4 Inger infant Franklin infant
According to the Conquerors of the West: Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, Volume 1, Jacob and family arrived in Utah 13 September 1857 with the Matthias Cowley Co.