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
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326649
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Title Life of Kristina Maria Nielsen Christensen
Description the evening, a sudden storm came up and the Missionaries were unable to leave, so they were given shelter for the night Before going to bed, they left a number of tracts on the table Now mother Nielsen was a very curious woman, and after everyone was in bed. she read all the tracts She became so interested in the Church, that soon the whole family was baptized. They were the second family to join the L D S Church in that region of Denmark As the years passed and Kristina grew into a young lady of sixteen, her parents decided that she was old enough to make the journey to America In May 1863. she began her trip across the Atlantic. Her parents followed her to America fourteen years later It must have taken every ounce of courage and faith she had to leave her beloved home and family and depart, alone, on such a long journey1 Crossing the ocean took live weeks Kristina landed in New York, then traveled west to Florence. Nebraska, where she joined the Sanders Company of" immigrants going to Utah Each morning before the sun was up. Kristina arose from her bed beneath the wagon There was no room to sleep inside, since every foot of space was packed with tables, chairs, clothes, plows, scythes and spades, as well as canvas bags of wheat and oats, all the things they 76
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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 326588
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