- Birth Date
- 24 May 1804
- Death Date
- 13 April 1887
- Age at Departure: 49
- Head of Household
- Christian Nielsen diary, 1853 February-1858 April.
- Manuscript history of the John E. Forsgren Emigrating Company, circa 1930, 18-35.
- 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.)