- Birth Date
- 19 December 1834
- Death Date
- 2 April 1923
He came on the ship, Electric in 1862 with his wife, Marie. His name is spelled Maans on the ship roster.
Some sources list his surname is spelled "Nielsen" or "Nilsson."
- Age at Departure: 27
- Head of Household
- 1880 Utah Census.
- 1910 Utah Census.
- 1920 Utah Census.
- "Death Claims Pioneer Resident of Ephraim," Salt Lake Telegram, April 4, 1923, 10.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- 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 (Ogden: W. H. Lever, 1898), 382-383.
- "List of Passengers' Names In Captain J. G. Holman's Ox-Train," Deseret Evening News, 22 September 1868, 4.
- Missionary Department Missionary Registers, 1860-1959, Volume 1.
- Utah Death Certificates.