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Lars Peter Nelson

Death date from Utah death certificate.  According to his obituary in the Deseret News: "Before the coming of the railroad into Utah, he crossed the plains three times by ox-team hauling emigrants into Utah."

Companies

Hans Peter Olsen Company (1854)Approximate age at departure: 18

Sources

  • "Funeral Services For Early Pioneer Are Held," Piute County News, 9 July 1926, 3.

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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "Pioneer of 1854, Provo Settler of 1858, Dies," Deseret News, 25 June 1926, sec. 2, 4.

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  • Church 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
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1854, p. 8
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lund, Anthon H., et al. Scandinavian Jubilee Album, 1850-1900, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1900,
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

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  • Utah State Archives and Records Service
  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

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  • Internet Web Site