- Birth Date
- 4 October 1827
- Death Date
- 26 November 1902
His surname was listed as "Nilsen," in the company manifest, and as "Nilsson," in the ship manifests.
His surname was also listed as "Nelson," and "Nielson," in later records. His given name was sometimes listed as "John," and "Johanes."
- Age at Departure: 36
- Head of Household
- 1900 United States Federal Census.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Frank Esshom, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah (Salt Lake City: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company, 1913), 474.
- James Peter Nelson, Biographical sketches, 1891-2013.
- Johannis Nilsson, Biographical Sketches, 1891-2013.
- "List of Passengers," Deseret News, 17 August 1864, 369.
- Nels August Nelson, Biographical sketches, 1891-2013.
- New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger C, p. 372.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger C, p. 789.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920.
- Utah, Deaths and Burials, 1888-1946.