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Hans Peter Nielsen

In some sources his surname is spelled "Nilson" or "Nelson."

The obituary of his mother states that she came to Utah in the 1857 Mathias Cowley Company. 

His name is listed as "Peter Nelson" on his death certificate.



Matthias Cowley Company (1857)Approximate age at departure: 8


  • "Brigham City Notes," Inter-Mountain Republican, 3 Oct. 1908, 3.

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904-1961. Utah State Archives and Records Service.

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site