! PARENTS:ROBERT RANKINE AND JANET BOYD OF SLAMANNAN, STERLING, SCOTLAND REF: RANKINE FAMILY GROUPSHEET BY JESSIE ARCHIBALD ATKINSON OF REXSBURGH, IDAHO REF: F SCOT 6 PT 189, 188 SLAMANNAN STIRLING SCOTLAND
! PARENTS: ROBERT RANKINE OF SLAMANNAN, STERLING, SCOTLAND REF: RANKINE FAMILY GROUP SHEET BY JESSIE ARCHIBALD ATKINSON OF REXBURGH, IDAHO REF: F SCOT 6 PT 188 SLAMANNAN STIRLING SCOTLAND
Emigrated from Denmark to Hyrum, Cache, Utah in 1863 with their two young children, Mads and Laurine. They traveled with the "John R. Young" company of Scandinavian Saints. He was an Elder and a High Priest in the LDS Church, and a farmer for occupation. Their family home was in Hyrum, Utah. Baptized into LDS Church by H.P. Lund. SOURCE: "Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah" page 1120. LDS FH Film #025,696 "Emigration Records of the Scandinavian Mission" Record A 1854 - 1863. Copenhagen Conference. Page 150, line 9. Group of five traveling together, assigned to the John J. Boyd ship. Lars Nielsen (of Unneruf) age 72, farmer, born in Sealand, Denmark and owning land money of $775. Jens Rasmussen, age 48, and his wife Bengta Rasmussen, age 44, and their two children Mads Jensen, age 12, and Laurine Jensen, age 3.
1851 Census for Denmark, available at Arkivalieronline.dk for Valby parish, Holbo district, Frederiksborg, Denmark Lars Rasmussen, age 46, occupation Gaardmand and husfader (farmer and head of household), born in Valby sogn (parish) Kirstine Borgesdatter, age 37, occupation Hans Hustru (his wife), born in Valby sogn Pernille Larsdatter, age 14, unmarried, occupation deres barn (their child), born in Valby sogn Johanne Larsdatter, age 12, unmarried, occupation deres barn (their child), born in Valby, sogn. Jens Andersen, age 39, unmarried, tjenestefolk (servant), born in Helsinge Niels Truelsen, age 15, unmarried, tjenestefolk, born in Valby sogn Ellen Truelsdatter, age 23, unmarried, tjenestefolk, born in Valby sogn.
Came to the USA at the age of 3 years, with her parents.
Came to the USA with his parents, when he was 12 years old. 1880 Census for Hyrum Precinct, Cache county, Utah. Taken 5 June 1880. Page 20, HH #172: Mads Rasmusen age 29, male, white, farmer, bron in Denmark C. Mary age 40, female, white, wife, born in Denmark M.Joseph age 6, male, white, son born in Utah M. Laura age 4, female, white, daughter, born in Utah Inger Nielsen age 65 (divorced), female, white, mother-in-law, born in Denmark
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