- Birth Date
- 8 March 1834
- Death Date
- 17 September 1909
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.
- Age at Departure: 19
- Age at Departure: 33
- 1860 Utah Census.
- 1900 Utah Census.
- "An Old Pioneer Dies," The Salt Lake Herald, 19 September 1909, 3.
- "Another Pioneer Gone Biographical Note," Manti Messenger, 23 September 1909, 23.
- "Arrived," Semi-Weekly Telegraph , 10 Oct. 1867, 2.
- Hansen, Jens, Diary, in Geneva Frost Gilbert, comp., Our Danish Heritage and Our Temple Work on the Peter Frost Family, 1899-June 1987 , 54.
- Jenson, Andrew, History of the Scandinavian Mission, p. 188, 189, 199.
- "Karen Camilla Sorenson Moller," In Biographical Information Relating to Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel database.
- Lever, W. H. History of Sanpete and Emery Counties, Utah: With Sketches of Cities, Towns, and Villages; Chronology of Important Events; Records of Indian Wars; Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens (Salt Lake City: Tribune Job Printing Co, 1898), 163
- "Local News," Carbon County News , 24 Sep. 1909, 5.
- Manuscript history of the John E. Forsgren Emigrating Company, circa 1930, 18-35.
- Missionary Record Index, 1830-1971.
- Nelson[sic], Christian, [Letter], in Our Pioneer Heritage, 20 vols. [1958-77], 11:233-36
- 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.)
- Utah Death Certificates.