Abelone Knudsen Hansen
The following bio comes from
"PIONEER WOMEN OF FAITH AND FORTITUDE" - page 1221
ABELONE KNUDSEN HANSEN
BIRTHDATE: 18 Jan 1817 Verst, Denmark
DEATH: 10 May 1876 Ephraim, Sanpete Co., Utah
PARENTS: Knud C. Buhl - Dorthea Christensen
PIONEER: 20 Sep l856 Canute Peterson Wagon Train
SPOUSE: Anders Hansen
MARRIED: 25 Jul 1839 Denmark
DEATH SPOUSE: 1 Jun 1885 Ephraim. Sanpete Co., Utah
Maria. 19Nov 1840
Jorgen. 27 Feb 1844
Bov. 18 Dec 1848
Anne. 9 May 1851
Christiane. 7 Apr l856
Abelone was bom in Denmark, in 1817. She married Anders Hansen in 1839. She was twenty-two and he was thirty-seven. Their first four children were born in Denmark, the third child was stillborn.
Abelone joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was baptized on July 4. 1852. She and her family left Denmark in December, 1855, for America. They sailed on the ship "'John J. Boyd." There was much sickness and disease, her eleven year old son, Jorgen died and was buried at sea.
They arrived in New York City in February, 1856, then traveled on to St. Louis. Here, her four year old daughter died. and in April, she gave birth to her fifth child.
Her husband was baptized in St Louis, March, 1856. They left Florence, Nebraska, in a wagon train and arrived in the Salt Lake Valley in September. 1856. They settled in Ephraim. Utah.
Abelone passed away in Ephraim. Sanpete County, in May. 1875 at the age of fifty-nine.
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