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Danish Americans -- Utah -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Biography of Niels Peter and Ellen Anderson Miller

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313477]
Identifier: MSS SC 1615
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed biography of Niels Peter Miller and his wife, Ellen Anderson Miller, Danish converts to the Mormon Church who lived in Mount Pleasant, Utah and later settled Castle Valley, Utah.
Dates: 1969

Parley Christiansen journals

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3890
Scope and Contents Parley Christiansen journals, biographies, certificates, photographs and family histories--all photocopies. Journal topics include LDS priesthood ordinance instructions, mission statistical reports and experiences in the Northwestern States Mission, attacks by Native Americans, and his work in the Irrigation Company and Church leadership experiences, 1887-1897.
Dates: 1887-1897

History of the Mormon Church

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328905]
Identifier: MSS SC 2857
Scope and Contents Genealogies, photocopies of handwritten diaries and articles, family histories, and maps bound in one volume. The materials relate to the Christiansen family members who joined the Mormon Church in Denmark and migrated to Utah. The diaries are by Parley Christiansen (1857-1930), Niels Christian Christiansen (1817-1899), and Christian Christensen (1790-1871) and relate to their conversion to Mormonism, their journey to Utah, and their lives there.
Dates: approximately 1900

Niels Christian Jensen autobiography and day book

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1005
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a handwritten autobiography and a day book. Jensen writes about his life in Denmark including his participation in the war with Prussia in 1864. Jensen also relates his migration to the United States; his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; his settling in Manti and Richmond, Utah; and his later move to the Rexburg, Idaho, area.
Dates: 1876-1927

Andrew Jenson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 325
Scope and Contents Correspondence; autobiography of Jenson's life from the time he lived in Denmark to his residence in Utah; drafts of writings for the newspaper column, "Jenson Travels," appearing in the Deseret News newspaper; travel notes; photographs; and memorabilia. Jenson's writings largely pertain to Mormon and Utah history. Dated 1850 to 1935.
Dates: 1850-1935

Mads Jorgensen diaries and Letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2060
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters and a diary. Also included are typescripts of diaries. Some items are in Danish. Most of the materials were produced when Jorgensen was serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in Scandinavia. The letters were written to his wives. His diaries also cover the time he spent in prison for polygamy.
Dates: 1879-1890

Genealogical and historical sketch of the life of Hans Larsen of Copenhagen, Denmark

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232490224]
Identifier: MSS 628
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Hans Larsen with handwritten corrections. Also included is a typewritten biography of Cecile Marie Schmidt Larsen, the author's mother. Hans Larsen was converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Denmark and migrated to Utah in 1853. The accounts include much genealogical data. Included with the biographies is a list of names and places of births in Tremonton, Utah, from 1903-1919 as reported by Cecile Mary Larsen, obstetrician.
Dates: 1938

Ellen Anderson Miller biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313485]
Identifier: MSS SC 1616
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed biography of Ellen Anderson Miller who emigrated to Mount Pleasant, Utah and later settled Castle Valley, Utah.
Dates: 1969

Niels Peter Miller biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313469]
Identifier: MSS SC 1614
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Niels Peter Miller who helped settle Castle Valley, Utah.
Dates: 1969

Ernest Waldemar Alpers Mohr diary and memoirs

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045144]
Identifier: MSS 1033
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a handwritten diary and a handwritten autobiography. The diary is in Danish and was written from 1874 to 1875 when Mohr was serving on a mission in Denmark for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also included is an autobiography written in English. Mohr writes about his early life in Denmark, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his life in Tooele, Utah; St. Johns, Arizona; and Logan, Utah.
Dates: 1874-1903