- Birth Date
- 28 March 1839
- Death Date
- 27 April 1924
James Horace Nelson
- Age at Departure: 13
- 5th Company of 50 report, 1852 September 14.
- Council Point Emigrating Company journal, 1851 November-1852 September.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Frank Esshom, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah (Salt Lake City: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company, 1913).
- "J.H. Nelson, Pioneer, Dies," Ogden Standard Examiner, 28 Apr. 1924, 10.
- Nelson, James Horace, Sr., "Autobiography of James Horace Nelson, Senior, from the original manuscript of the author, by his son, Horace J. Nelson," , 5-10.