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Madsen, Peter, 1824-1911



  • Existence: 1824 - 1911

Biographical History

Peter Madsen (1824-1911) was a pioneer and missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Biographies of Peter Madsen

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489457]
Identifier: MSS 556
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies of Peter Madsen written by some of his descendants. Madsen was the bishop of the Lake View Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lake View, Utah, for thirty years. He migrated to Utah, was a prominent fisherman on Utah Lake, and went on missions for the Church to Hawaii and to Denmark.

Dates: approximately 1961

Peter Madsen diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3225
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript and a handwritten diary. Madsen was called on a mission for the Mormon Church in 1870. He served in Denmark. The collection consists of a handwritten diary in Danish (148 pages) and a typewritten translation of that diary into English (29 pages). With the typescript is the note: "copied from a translation; June 1956. The authority for copying this Book is given on Page 9, of this manuscript, in which Grandfather says 'I am writing these...
Dates: 1870-1871

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