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Andrew Nelson

He initially came to America under the name of Anders Nielsen and later changed his name to Andrew Nelson.  He crossed the Atlantic on the ship Forest Monarch in 1853.  From 1865 to 1867 he served a L. D. S. mission in Denmark returning to the United States on the steamship Manhattan and crossing the plains in the Leonard G. Rice pioneer company.

Companies

John E. Forsgren Company (1853)Approximate age at departure: 19
Leonard G. Rice Company (1867)Approximate age at departure: 33

Sources

  • "An Old Pioneer Dies," The Salt Lake Herald, 19 Sep. 1909, 3.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "Another Pioneer Gone Biographical Note," Manti Messenger, 23 Sep. 1909, 23.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "Local News," Carbon County News, 24 Sep. 1909, 5.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • [Manuscript history of the John E. Forsgren Emigrating Company ca. 1930], 18-35.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1860 Utah Census
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1900 Utah Census
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Jenson, Andrew, History of the Scandinavian Mission, p. 188, 189, 199.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lever, W. H., History of Sanpete and Emery County

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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Missionary Record Index, 1830-1971.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Nelson[sic], Christian, [Letter], in Our Pioneer Heritage, 20 vols. [1958-77], 11:233-36
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  • Dixie State College, Val R. Browning Library, St. George, Utah
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Provo City Library at Academy Square, Provo, Utah
  • St. George-Washington County Library, St. George, Utah
  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • David O. McKay Library, Brigham Young University-Idaho, Rexburg, Idaho
  • Gerald R. Sherratt Library, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lucy A. Phillips Library, Snow College, Ephraim, Utah
  • Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
  • Nielsen, Christian, to Carl Nielsen, 27 Apr. 1856, 2-7. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Cemetery Inventory

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  • Ancestry.com
  • Utah Death Certificate.

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  • Utah State Archives and Records Service
  • Utah Death Registers, 1847-1966

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  • Ancestry.com