- Birth Date
- 2 August 1833
- Death Date
- 16 August 1921
His given name is "Nielson" on the company roster, and "Niels" on the 1855 John J. Boyd ship register and he is shown on the register with Anne Anderson (16)
His obituary inaccurately states that he came to Utah in 1859.
- Age at Departure: 22
- Head of Household
- "Funeral Services Held for Pioneer," Salt Lake Telegram , 22 Aug. 1921, .
- Genealogy and Family Pioneer History. Mount Pleasant Historical Association
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 20 September 1856, 2.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company general files, 1850-1887.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America