- Birth Date
- 24 June 1850
- Death Date
- 13 May 1921
William Woodward Nelson
The Nielsen Journal states that his mother, Caroline Chappell Woodward Nelson traveled with the 1859 Rowley Company, but left her son William to come with her cousin Sarah a few days later in the Neslen Company.
His surname is listed as "Nelson" on his death certificate.
- Age at Departure: 8
- Daughters of Utah Pioneers. History of Utah's Tooele County: From the Edge of the Great Basin Frontier (Tooele, UT: Transcript Bulletin Publishing, Inc., 2012).
- Hansen, Soren Christoffersen, "Saviors in the Ministry," New FamilySearch.
- Historical Department journal history of the Church, 1896-2001, 4 September 1859, 8, 15-31.