Journal of Paul Poulsen (Poul Poulsen) 1845-1927

In 1862, at the age of 17, Paul Poulsen joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints and emigrated with his mother from Denmark to join the Saints in Utah. Paul went back to Denmark to serve a mission. When he returned to Richfield, Utah in 1877, he began keeping a journal. This journal has been passed down to Paul's great great great granddaughter. This pioneer history has been made available online for all to enjoy.

The journal's pages have been digitally photographed and can be viewed or saved as images. Paul Poulsen's writings have been transcribed into a digital format with an attempt to preserve layout, spelling, punctuation and line breaks. The text can be read page-by-page on this site or can be . (340 KB)