- Birth Date
- 27 June 1857
- Death Date
- 21 January 1916
Lars Peter Nielson
Circumstantial evidence from emigration and genealogical records proves the Nielson family traveled to Utah in 1863. They came on the ship, B. S. Kimball. Pernilla, his mother brought him, Lars P. and sine C. Their father came in 1865.
In some sources his surname is spelled "Nilsson," or "Nielsen." and his given name is "Laurits Peeter."
- Age at Departure: 7
- 1870 Utah Census.
- 1880 Utah Census.
- Genealogy and Family Pioneer History. Mount Pleasant Historical Association
- 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), 376
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America