Monday, June 23, 2008

Peter Niels Hansen p12

Peter Niels Hansen, born in June of 1833, came to America in 1856 with his mother Inger Peterson and four sisters. His father had died 3 years before. They traveled from Iowa to Winter Quarters with the 5th Handcard company, the Martin Handcart Company. At winter Quarters the mother Inger Peterson and older sister Christine, died; leaving Peter with the 3 younger sisters. He followed the counsel to not try to go on to Utah with the children that fall. They came to Utah the following year; and the children stayed with various families. Peter went to Sanpete County.

No comments: