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Life of Kristina Maria Nielsen Christensen

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1997
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6qr4v82
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326649
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6qr4v82

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Title Life of Kristina Maria Nielsen Christensen
Description first two children were bom here, Martin and Sophia, the first boy and girl bom in this new settlement. One wonders what the Lord had to do with bringing those two young missionaries to Morten whose Rasmussen line carried the gospel to President Howard W. Hunter. LIFE OF KRISTINA MARIA NIELSEN CHRISTENSEN Elaine O. Larmore Honorable Mention Non Professional Short Story Kristina Maria Nielsen, daughter of Jens Peter Nielsen and Elsie Christensen, was born July 23, 1847, just one day before Brigham Young and company entered the Salt Lake Valley. She lived in the little village of Lyngaa, Aarhus, Denmark. Her father was the village schoolmaster, so Kristina was given a good education for those days. When she was nine years old, a young girl came into the family, who was to change the whole course of their life. This girl was a convert to the Mormon Church , and because of her religion she had been driven from her home. Now Father Nielsen was a good-hearted soul, and when the girl came to his home looking for shelter, he took her in and gave her a home with this family. Mean-while, the missionaries were out looking for the missing girl. While passing the Nielsen home one day, they heard Kristina singing, "How Firm a Foundation," a song taught to her by the Mormon girl, which had become Kristina's favorite song. The missionaries entered the home and were happy to find the missing girl. Mother Nielson was very hostile toward the missionaries and told them they were not to speak of their religion in her home. During 75
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326587
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6qr4v82/326587