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of Montezuma. 111., pioneers 1851). She was born Nov. 11,
1829, Montezuma; died Sept. 15. 1904. Their children:
Luella Isola, m. Gilbert Oliver Haws: Elliot Alfred, m. Ma-
linda Loveridge; Arthur, m. Caroline Haws; Myron C.,
m. Alice Smoot; Celia O., m. Zella Wood, m. Ella Clay;
Charles Ephraim and Ida Olive, died; Frank Ernest, m.
Rebecca Hardy; Maria Louisa, m. Joseph A. Sessions; Lucy
Edeth, ra. Sidney Harding; George Henry, died.

Member 34th quorum seventies; missionary to New York.
Farmer. Died Jan. 14, 1893, Provo, Utah.

NEWEY, JOHN (son of Mathew John Newey and Elizabeth
Greenfield of Purbright, Surrey, Eng.). Born Jan. 25, 1806,
Worplesdon. Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 7, 1855, Noah T.
Guymon company.

Married Leah Welland Aug. 2. 1835, Surrey, Eng. (daugh-
ter of John Welland and Ann Swan of Purbright). She was
born Feb. 10, 1809, Elstead Parish, Eng. Their children:
Jamlma Barker; Mary A.; Elizabeth Welsh. Family home
Ogden, Utah.

Married Panela Woode. Family home Ogden, Utah.

Married Ann Etherington Heslop (widow of Thomas
Heslop) June 2, 1856 (daughter of John and Elizabeth Eth-
erington). She was born Jan. 24, 1830, Durham, Eng.
Their children: John Heslop; George Heslop; William;
Janle: James L.; Annie E.; Henry Thomas; Effle E.

High priest. Farmer; gardener. Died Aug. 17, 1895,
Ogden, Utah.

NEWEY, HENRY (son of John Newey and Ann Ethering-
ton). Born April 12, 1866, Ogden. Utah.

Teacher. Employee of the Southern Pacific R. R. for 20

NEWMAN, JOSEPH. Born in England. Came to Utah
about 1852.

Married Elizabeth Hughes, pioneer 1862. Their children:
John b. Jan. 27, 1838, m. Sarah Marchant Dec. 26, 1859; Ann;
Joseph, m. Eliza Moses; James, m. Annette Poulsen; Wil-
liam H.; Thomas, m. Maria Way man. Family ht>me. Big
Cottonwood, Utah.

NEWMAN, JOHN (son of Joseph Newman and Elizabeth
Hughes). Born Jan. 27, 1838, in England.

Married Sarah Matilda Marchant Dec. 26, 1859 (daugh-
ter of Abraham Marchant and Lydia Johnson, came to
Utah in 1884). She was born Sept. 1, 1841, in England.
Their children: John Henry b. Oct. 16, 1860, m. Josephine
Harmon Oct. 19, 1887; Abraham William b. Sept. 16. 1862,
m. Amanda W. Nelson Nov. 18, 1888; Sarah Matilda b. Jan.
7, 1864; Lydia Maria b. March 13, 1865, m. Charles O. Har-
mon Oct. 19. 1887; Joseph Alma b. Oct. 3, 1866, m. Ellen
J. Nelson March 8, 1898; Robert Marchant b. Feb. 24, 1871,
m. Violet G. Manning Jan. 12, 1899; James Johnson b. Jan.
11, 1873, m. Ella A. P. Horkley March 5, 1903; Albert
Samuel b. Dec. 2, 1874, m. Sarah Julia Anderson Oct. 10,
1900; Amelia Sophia b. July 11, 1878, m. Joseph W. Horkley
April 6, 1900. Family resided Peoa, Utah, and Milo, Idaho.

Blacksmith. Died July 18, 1902.

NEWMAN. ALBERT SAMUEL (son of John Newman and
Sarah Matilda Marchant). Born Dec. 2, 1874, Peoa, Summit
Co., Utah.

Married Sarah Julia Anderson (daughter of Neils Ander-
son and Anne Kristine Paulson, came to Utah In 1863, and
Salt Lake City Oct. 19, 1900). She was born July 31, 1874,
Goshen, Utah. Their children: Thora b. Dec. 25, 1902;
Ralph Fern b. Dec. 10, 1904; Erma Yvonne b. Aug. 15, 1907;
Albert Roland b. May 19. 1909; Arnold Anderson b. April 12,
1911. Family home Milo, Idaho.

Set apart as second counselor to Bishop Parley J. Davis
Sept. 23, 1900. Farmer.

Married Catherine E. Morrisey June 12, 1862, Grahams-
town, South Africa (daughter of John Morrisey and Kate
O'Brien of Kilworth, Araglyn, County Cork, Ireland). She
was born Feb. 7, 1835.

Married Lucy M. Devereaux Nov. 15, 1883, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Samuel Devereaux and Lucy Bailey of Wolver-
hampton, Staffordshire, Eng.). She was born Oct. 27, 1858.
Their children: Muzzetta M., m. Goorge Fltt; William A.,
m. Vivian Hendricson; Claudius; Catherine E.; Fredrick G.;
John Lorenzo. Family home, Salt Lake City.

High priest; missionary to England one year; block
teacher. Engineer; paperhanger; painter.

NIBLEY, JAMES. Born in 1815, Hunterfleld, Scotland.
Came to Utah in 1862, Capt. Ross company.

Married Jean Wilson, Edinburgh. Scotland (daughter of
Thomas Wilson and Euphamie Chalmers of Hunterfield).

Their children: James, m. Elizabeth ; Mary. m. John

Maughan; Margaret, m. William Maughan: Charles W.. m.
Rebecca Neibaur, m. Ellen Ricks; Henry, m. Amelia
Knowles: Euphamie, m. William Maughan. Family home
Cache Valley, Utah.

Farmer; merchant. Died August, 1898, Baker City, Ore.

NIBLEY, CHARLES W. (son of James Nibley and Jean
Wilson). Born Feb. 5, 1849, at Hunterfield, Scotland. Came
to Utah with parents.

Married Rebecca Neibaur March 30. 1869, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Alexander Neibaur and Ellen Breakell, Nauvoo,
111., pioneers Sept. 23, 1848, Brigham Young company). She
was born March 30, 1861. Their children: Ellen b. April 21,
1870, died; Charles W. b. April 7, 1872, m. Ollie M. Thatcher;
Jean b. May 22, 1874, died; Alexander b. May 7, 1876, m.
Constance Thatcher, m. Agnes Sloan; Joseph F. b. March
1, 1880, m. Ada S. Dusenbery; James Oro b. Dec. 21, 1882,
m. Emma E. Groesbeck; Merrill b. March 21, 1884, m. Bella
Woodmansee; Rebecca b. April 19, 1886, m. Horace B. Whit-
ney; Grover b. June 10, 1888, died; Alice b. April 3. 1890,
m. Harold R. Smoot. Family home. Salt Lake City.

Married Ellen Ricks March 30, 1880, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Joel Ricks and Sarah A. Fiske, Potsdam,
N. Y., pioneers Sept. 14, 1852). Their children: Preston,
m. Anne Parkinson; Joel, m. Terressa Taylor; Edna; Flo-
rence; Nathan. Family home Logan, Utah.

High priest; missionary to New York 1869; England
1880-82; presiding bishop of the church. Lumberman; mer-

NICHOLAS, JOHN (son of William Nicholas, Lorestone
Parish, Wales). Born Dec. 31. 1839, Lorestone Parish. Came
to Utah Sept. 4, 1866, Thomas E. Ricks company.

Married Anne Affleck (Tite) In 1866, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Andrew Affleck and Margaret Truitt, New-
castle-on-Tyne, Eng.). She was born March 31, 1840, died
Feb. 20, 1886. Ogden, Utah. Their children: Georgi-. m.
Libbie Wadman; John, m. Martha Cole; Thomas, d. Oct. 19,
1818; Daniel, d. Sept. 3, 1878; Gomer A. b. Dec. 5, 1873, m.
Marcia Hinchcllff; Jane A., m. William Pierce. Family home
Ogden, Utah.

Elder. Blacksmith. Died Sept. 3, 1878.

NICHOLAS, GOMER A. (son of John Nicholas and Ann
Affleck). Born Dec. 5, 1873, Ogden, Utah.

Married Marcia Hinchcliff June 8. 1898, in Ogden (daugh-
ter of Charles W. Hinchcliff and Mary Allen of Ogden. both
born in Utah). She was born March 28, 1875. Their chil-
dren: J. Allen b. April 6, 1899; Francis G. b. Dec. 4, 1902;
Virginia b. Sept. 14, 1910. Family home Ogden, Utah.


NEWSOME, WILLIAM D. (son of George H. Newsome and
Sarah Prole of Arklow, County Wicklow, Ireland). Born
Feb. 21, 1832, at Arklow. Came to Utah Nov. 10, 1866, Miner
G. Atwood company.

NICOL, THOMAS (son of Thomas Nicol and Elizabeth Dry-
ber, Coleton, Scotland). Born Nov. 22, 1824, at Coleton.
Came to Utah 1853.

Married Elizabeth Watson 1842, Fifeshtre, Scotland, who
was born March 10, 1819, and came to Utah 1853; died

1858. Their children: Abraham b. Oct. 1, 1847; Catherine
b. Sept. 30, 1848; Thomas b. Jan. 1, 1850; George b. Jan. 3.
1861; Elizabeth b. Dec. 18, 1852; James b. May 20, 1854; Ann
b. Feb. 8, 1856; Archibald b. Jan. 23. 1858; all these children
died young. Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Married Johanna Christina Handberg March 11, 1858. Salt
Lake City (daughter of John Handberg and Christina
Traine of Copenhagen, Denmark, pioneers 1857, Christian
Christiansen handcart company). She was born March
11. 1839. Their children: Josephine Maria b. Jan. 25.

1859, m. Alva M. Murdock; Thomas Handberg b. Jan. 20,
1861; Johanna Christina b. Dec. 25, 1863, and Jeannette
Elizabeth b. Nov. 4, 1864, latter three died in childhood;
Rachel Ann b. March 6, 1866, d. young; Sarah Matilda
b. April 18, 1868, m. Heber Giles Crook; Adolphus Alex-
ander b. May 9, 1870, d. child; Moroni b. Jan. 9, 1871. d.
1881; Joseph Alma b. Jan. 7, 1873, d. young; Hyrum Chase
b. Feb. 9, 1876. m. Isabella Crawford Murdock; Gabriel
Blake b. Oct. 29. 1878. m. Estella Duke.

Married Johanna C. Hansen Dec. 14, 1864, Salt Lake City,
who came from Denmark. Only child: Dora Elizabeth b.
Sept. 29, 1866, m. James S. Murdock. Family home Heber
City, Utah.

Married Maria Nelson Dec. 1. 1866. Salt Lake City, native
of Denmark. Only child: John Thomas b. Sept. 3, 1867,
died. Family home Heber City, Utah.



Missionary in Scotland; high priest. Indian war veteran.
In the forefront in Echo Canyon trouble, with Lot Smith
company. Located at Bountiful 1854. and in 1858 returned
to Salt Lake City. In 1860 moved to Moroni; then to Heber
City: fought Indians both places. Pioneered in all the
early necessary improvements; made two trips to Missouri
river to bring immigrants to Utah. Died Dec. 23, 1909,
Heber City, Utah.

NICOL, HYRUM CHASE (son of Thomas Nicol and Johanna
Christina Handberg). Born Feb. 9, 1876, Heber City, Utah.

Married Isabella Crawford Murdock Sept. 22, 1903, Salt
Lake City (daughter of John Murray Murdock and Isabella
Crawford of Heber City), who was born Jan. 10, 1876. Their
children: Thomas Murdock b. Aug. 26, 1904; Hyrum Chase
b. March 19, 1906; Kenneth Crawford b. July 11, 1908; John
Murray b. June 20, 1912. Family home Duchesne. Utah.

Member 20th quorum seventies; missionary to New Zea-
land Jan. 1, 1900. to June 8, 1903; high priest; counselor to
Bishop George Victor Billings, Theodore ward, Duchesne
stake; Sunday school teacher Heber City and Theodore
wards; ward teacher at Theodore. Helped in every possible
way the first settlers who came to Uinta reservation May.
1906, and has assisted in all improvements incident to a new
country. Rancher. Vice president of Duchesne Irrigation
Company; now associated with Pioneer Supply Company;
and also engaged in farming.

NIELSEN, AtTGUSTINTJS (son of Niels Jensen and Maren
Jensen, Jutland, Denmark). Born April 14, 1833, in Jut-
land. Came to Utah Oct. 6, 1854, Hans Peter Olsen corn-
Married Ane Benedicta Hansen Engelbrecht Feb. 5, 1864,
on ship "Benjamin Adams," on Atlantic ocean (daughter of
Hanse Peterson and Hedevtg Lucie Engelbrecht of Fyen,
Denmark; former died in Denmark, latter came to Utah in
18B8). She was born Nov. 6, 1833. Their children: Ephrai-
mina B. b. July 11, 1855, m. H. P. Hansen; August b. March
3, 1857, m. Harriet Thurber; Hedevig H. C. b. Oct. 27, 1858,
m. Louis Dungar, m. James Crosland; Mary S. b. Nov. 27,
1860, m. Chris. Christiansen; Caroline L. b. Nov. 13, 1862.
m. W. E. Thurber; Annie J. b. Nov. 14, 1864, m. Alma Niel-
sen; Rphena b. April 10, 1867, m. George Cal'oway; George
C. b. June 14. 1869, m. Jessaphine Outzen; Niels Peter b.
Oct. 23, 1871, d. in 1889; Joseph b. Dec. 16, 1873, m. Eliza
Jane Dall; Clarinda L. b. Aug. 2, 1876, m. Otto S. Dormitzer;
LeRoy b. March 9, 1878, m. Bertha Watkins. Family resided
South Cotonwood, Ephraim, Mount Pleasant and Richfield,

Member of high council in Cottonwood; 48th quorum
seventies; missionary to Germany 1851. Active pioneer in
San Pete and Sevier counties. Farmer; miner; assayer.
Died April 4. 1902. at Richfleld.

NIELSEN, BENDT (son of Niels Bensen. Chrlstianstad,
Sweden). Born May 14, 1796. Came to Utah Oct. 5, 1854.

Married Margrite Eilertsen 1821, Denmark, who was born
In 1796. Their children: Niels B., m. Dorthea Margret
Jensen, m. Sophia Halvorsen; George, m. Walborg Ericksen,
m. Marie Thoreson; Marie; Hans Enoch, m. Nancy Margaret
Osborn; Annie; Christine, m. Fredric Nielsen; Andrew B.,
m Elizabeth Ericksen, m. Helen McBrlde. Family home
East Weber, Utah.

Married Kisten Knudsen. Their children: Bendt, m.
Sarah J. Stanley; Ephraim, m. Annie Petersen; Jacob. Fam-
ily home East We"ber, Utah.

NIELSEN, NIELS B. (son of Bendt Nielsen and Margrite
Eilertsen). Born July 14, "1822, Horsholm, Frederiksborg,
Denmark. Came to Utah 1856.

Married Dorthea Margret Jensen May 3, 1851, at Horsholm
(daughter of Hans Hansen and Greta Tergersen), who was
born June 18, 1832. Their children: Margret Christina b.
Dec. 20. 1836, m. I. C. Thoresen; Niels Joseph b. May 6,
1869 m Nancy Anderson, m. Susannah Smuin; Anna Myriah
b Aug. 28, 1861, died; James Henry b. Jan. 16, 1864, m.
Lizzie Unsworth; Martha Ann b. July 25, 1866, m. J. P.
Nielsen; Ezra Erastus b. July 18, 1868, m. Nora Hansen;
Maria Elizabeth b. Sept. 3, 1870, m. Charles Orell; Hans
Benjamin b. July 11, 1873, m. Emma E. Jensen Dec. 7, 1898:
Emma Nicline b. Dec. 14, 1875; Peter Willard; Flora Cla-
menta; latter three died. Family home Hyrum, Utah.

Married Sophia Halvorsen 1862, Salt Lake City, who was
born Sept. 25, 1849, Christianla, Norway. Their children:
Blsa Sophia b. Nov. 30, 1868: Pauline b. July 12, 1871; Louis
Wilford b. Jan. 22, 1874; Ida Ann b. Nov. 25, 1878; Rhoda V.

'One of' the pioneers <ff Hyrum. Drove the first stakes for
the lines of Main street under the direction of Ezra T.
Benson. Died March 15, 1913.

NIELSEN. NIELS JOSEPH (son of Niels B. Nielsen and
Dorthea Margret Jensen). Born May 3, 1859, Weber Co.,

Married Nancy A. Anderson February, 1883, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Andrew Anderson and Alice Brooks),
who was born May 12. 1863. Hyrum, Utah. Their children:
Joseph A. b. Nov. 12. 1883, m. Ruby Williams Jan. 22. 1907:
James b. Sept. 27. 1886; Bessie b. Sept. 14, 1887; Essie b.

Varried Susannah Smuin Jan. 9, 1895, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of George Smuin and Eliza Gaisford), who was bor

Sept. 28, 1871. Their children: Dora Eliza b. Nov. 24, 1895;
Norman L. b. March 24, 1897, died; Dewey H. b. June 16.
1898; Carl George b. Jan. 8. 1901; Ellen Rose b. Sept. 7, 1902;
Grant b. April 10, 1904; Norris b. Nov. 21, 1906; Wesley b.
Nov. 26, 1907, died; Emery b. Jan. 2, 1910, died; Blaine Loyde
b. Jan. 15, 1911. Family home Hyrum. Utah.

Missionary to Nebraska 1891-93; ordained bishop of Hy-
rum 3d ward Sept. 22, 1901. Farmer; dairyman.

NIELSEN, GEORGE (son of Bendt Nielsen and Margrite
Eilertsen of Horsholm, Frederikeborg, Denmark). Born
May 1, 1826, at Horsholm. Came to Utah in 1854.

Married Walborg Ericksen.

Married Maria Clara Thoreson Feb. 27, 1866, Hyrum, Utah
(daughter of Hans Thoreson and Caroline Nielsen of
Christiania, Norway, pioneers Sept. 27, 1863, George Nebeker
company). She was born Jan. 10, 1850. Their children:
Walborg; Charles Andrew; Caroline Margaret; Clara Eliza-
beth; George Ilert; Dora Charlotte; Martha Mellnda; Lil-
lian Vilate; Leo Conrad; Florclla. Family home Hyrum.

President of high priests quorum. Member of city council.

NIELSEN, CHARLES ANDRKW (son of George Nielsen and
Maria C. Thoreson). Born July 27, 1869. at Hyrum, Utah.

Married Olive Williams Nov. 26, 1890, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of Thomas Williams and Emily Louisa Allen, Hyrum,
Utah), who was born Sept. 14, 1872. Their children: Vinnie
Lucinda b. Oct. 18, 1891; Charles Horace b. Aug. 19, 1893;
Leora Nielsen b. Sept. 2, 1896: George Marvin b. Aug. 8,
1897; Emily Leta b. June 14, 1900; Thomas Lyman b. Aug.
18, 1903; Rhula Merl b. Nov. 22. 1905: Ceral Arden b. March
12, 1910; Homer Burton b. March 22, 1912. Family home
Hyrum, Utah.

Missionary to northern states 1900 to 1902; president of
62nd quorum of seventies; ward chorister.. City council-
man. Farmer.

NIELSEN, ANDREW B. (son of Bendt Nielsen and Mar-
grite Eilertsen). Born March 24, 1836, Hesterkeb, Fred-
eriksborg, Denmark. Came to Utah Oct. 5, 1854.

Married Elizabeth Ericksen April 1, 1865, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Henry Ericksen of Hyrum, Utah, pioneer Oct.
5. 1854), who was born Sept. 28, 1842. Their children:
Mary Elizabeth b. March 23. 1866, m. John Swensen; An-
drew Henry b. Jan. 6, 1869, m. Anna Johnsen; Annie Melinda
b. Sept. 6, 1871, m. Elam Allen; Margaret Marie b. June 6.
1876, m. Silas Allen; Emily Christine b. March 4. 1878, d.
July 18, 1885; Joseph Hard b. Sept. 10, 1882, d. March 29,
1902. Family home Hyrum, Utah.

Married Helen McBride April 9, 1896, who was born Jan.
2 1872. Their children: Aleda b. March 4, 1897; Rulon
Harlum b. Feb. 15, 1899; Harold Mariner b. Jan. 2, 1902.
Family home Hyrum, Utah.

Seventy: high priest. Assisted in bringing immigrants
to Utah 1864. Pioneer to Hyrum, Utah. City councilman.
Farmer; stockraiser. Died Feb. 6. 1913.

NIELSEN, CARL HEJfDRICK (son of Hendrlck Nielsen of
Wolstrop. and Anna Margaret Madsen of Stendrup, Den-
mark). Born Feb. 4, 1846, at Stendrup. Came to Utah Oct.
6, 1867, Leonard G. Rice company.

Married Karen Christina Larsen May 26 1867, C
Denmark (daughter of Hans Larsen, who died in Odense.
and Maren Larsen. who came to Utah in early 70s). .
was born Nov. 17, 1861. Their children: Alice Christine b.
July 29 1868. m. A. Peter Jensen; Charley Nephi b. Aug. 3.
1870, m. Nora Baker; Clara b. Oct. 27. 1872. m. John Lewis;
Martha b. May 26. 1875. m. Lee Isabell; Ammon b. Sept. 17.
1877 d Sept. 22. 1878; Joseph Alma b. Sept 19, 1879, m.
Caroline Peterson; Eleknor b. Nov. 2. 1881. m. Oluf Ander-
son- Henry Richard b. June 11, 1885, m. Anna Hansen;
Wilford Leo b. Jan. 17, 1888. m. Alta Maria Barrows; Janita
Maralda b. Oct. 3. 1890, m. Joseph Ogden Family resided at
Middleton, Levan. Elsinore and Richfleld, Utah

Elders quorum; missionary to Denmark 1865-67; _ second
counselor to Bishop Raphelson, Elsinore, 1876-77; ward
teacher Richfleld. Active pioneer in Sevier county. Mason;
builder; contractor.

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Farmer; stone-mason. Died Nov. 10, 1.



NIELSEN. HEBER C. (son of Gustave and Christina Niel-
sen). Born Jan. 15, 1872, Big Cottonwood, Utah.

Married Emily Hicks May 19, 1899 (daughter of John T.
R. Hicks and Anna Buhler, who came to Utah with oxteam
company). She was born Feb. 9, 1878. Their children:
H. Lovell b. Feb. 11, 1900; Ralph H. b. March 8, 1902; Del-
bert G. b. March 6, 1904; Estella Pearl b. March 4, 1906;
Emily Etta b. Nov. 12, 1907. Family home Coltman, Idaho.

Elder. Farmer. Died April 4, 1908.

NIELSEN, GEORGE ALBERT (son of Gustave Nielsen and
Christina Nielsen). Born July 17, 1882, Big Cottonwood,

Married Nettie Mora Barrett Sept. 12, 1903, Salt Lake City,
John Henry Smith officiating (daughter of William R. Bar-
rett and Charlotte Herron, Nashville, Tenn., who came to
Utah 1891). She was born March 16, 1884. Only child:
George Wallace b. May 23. 1904.

Elder. Employed in mailing department of U. S. post-

Olsen of Isvol, Norway), who was born 1852. Only child:
Ralph Emanuel b. Feb. 7, 1892.

Elder; ward teacher. Justice of peace at Lake View.
Black Hawk Indian war veteran. Farmer and gardener.

NIELSEN, LARS (son of Niels Christensen and Annie Lar-
een of Denmark). Born March 20, 1828, in Denmark. Came
to Utah Sept. 5, 1863.

Married in Denmark May 18, 1853, the daughter of Peter
Mekelsen and Bertha Jensen,, the former being- a pioneer of
1863. She was born March 2, 1826. Their children: Niels
Peter b. June 19, 1854, m. Florence Dutsan; Jens Christian
b. Feb. 7, 1856, d. Oct. 5, 1863; Annie M. b. March 20, 1858,
m. Joseph S. Anderson; August b. Aug. 6, 1860, m. Emmie
Overson; Bertha M. b. Aug. 8, 1863, d. Feb. 21, 1866; Louis
b. April 18, 1867, m. Mary J. Textorms; Joseph H. b. Oct.
18, 1871, m. Emmie C. Nielson.

Settled at Leamington spring of 1876. Bishop of that
ward 1883-1900; presiding priest 1876-83.

NIELSEN, HANS J. (son of Niels Jensen and Ing-ar Hans-
datter, Stengade, Tullebolle Sogn, Denmark). Born Nov.
2, 1821, at Stengade. Came to Utah Sept. 22, 1861, Samuel
A. Woolley company.

Married Johanna Christena Anderson, in 1840, Skrobetov,
Denmark (daughter of Andrew Hansen and Ingar Margretta
Larsen, Clausbolle, Denmark). Their children: Jensina
Christina, m. Mads Hansel; Ingar, m. Jens Peter Jensen;
Dorthea, m. John Riggs; Nieltine, m. William Hjord; Ber-
eritte, m. B. Iversen; Annie Christina, m. Ola N. Liljenquist,
who was famed as an Immigrant oxtraln captain.

Pioneer. Died Oct. 18, 1911.

NIELSON, HANS (son of Niels Jensen, born 1801, at Oede-
hadstrup, and Blrthe Christofers Dather, born 1809, at
Brordrup, both of Sjelland Amt, Denmark). Born Jan. 1.
1833, Brordrup, Sjelland, Denmark. Came to Utah Sept. 15,
1864, William B. Preston company.

Married Maria S. Jonas Iric (widow), Feb. 29, 1860
(daughter of Christoffer Knudsen and Mattle Christensen).
She was born Oct. 3, 1827, and had a son by a former mar-
riage, Adolph Hansen, who bore his father's name; both

Called to settle on Little Colorado, Ariz., 1876; hauled
stone for Salt Lake Temple 1867; assisted in bringing
immigrants to Utah. Resided at St. Joseph, Ariz.

NIELSEN, HANS T. Born June 28, 1826, Denmark. Came
to Utah Oct. 22, 1866, Abner Lowry company.

Married Nicollna Rasmina Espasen Oct. 4, 1851, In Den-
mark. She was born Feb. 18, 1827. Their children: Christina
b. July 28, 1849, m. Christian Bertlesen; Josephina b. July

29, 1852, d. July 1858; Brighamlna Malvina b. Sept. 22, 1854,
m. Ole Peter Borg; Catherlna b. Sept. 21, 1856, d. April 29,
1858; Fena b. July 29, 1858, m. Ole Peter Borg; Emma b.
P'eb. 4, 1861, m. Sorn Oleson; Alma b. Jan. 20, 1863, m. Annie
Nielsen. Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Conference clerk at Aalborg, Denmark. Tailor. Died Dec.

30. 1887.

NIELSON, JOHANNES (son of Niels Andersen and Inger
Pedersdatter, both of Raageleje, Sjelland, Denmark.

Married Ann Petersen. Their children: Annie, m. Lewis
C. Jensen; Mary; Christena Marie, m. Peter J. Petersen-
Joseph, m. Sarah Eliza Call; John Ephraim, m. Tennie
Walker. Family home Mantua, Utah.

Builder, contractor and sawmiller. Died at Mantua, Utah.

NIELSEN, JOSEPH (son of Johannes Nielsen and Ann Peter-
sen). Born Jan. 24, 1876, at Mantua, Utah.

Married Sarah Eliza Call Feb. 2, 1898, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Omar Call and Elenor Jones, both of Wlllard
Utah, pioneers 1849). She was born Feb. 2, 1875. Their
children: Elenor Anna b. Jan. 21, 1899, died; Joseph Call b
Aug. 24, 1901; Lyle b. March 11. 1903; Stanley Call b. Dec.
14, 1905; Gwendolyn b. Oct. 12, 1910. Family home Provo,

President 156th quorum seventies; missionary to Denmark
1898-1900; assistant In Utah stake mutual; counselor to
superintendent of Sunday schools Provo, sixth ward. Archi-

Nielsen of Odense, Fyen Amt, Denmark). Born Oct. 6,
1842, Odense, Denmark. Came to Utah Aug. 29, 1863, Cap-
tain Murdock company.

Married Anna Kerstine Dorthea Byer June 21, 1865, Provo,
Utah, who was born June 21, 1843, Horsena, Denmark,
and died April 19, 1881. Their children: Maria Kerstine Dor-
thea b. March 31, 1866, m. John F. Carter; Emelia Amanda
Jorglne b. Oct. 12, 1868; Jorgen Christian b. Dec. 7, 1869. d.
Dec. 14, 1869; John Edwill b. Jan. 17, 1871; Dag-mar Alfrida
b. Oct. 7, 1873; Anna Hansine Antonia b. May 26, 1876. m.
W. B. Slick; Dtanthe Leonthe b. Feb. 27, 1878. m. Wil-
liam Irvine; m. George Scott; a daughter b. April 20, 1880,
end a son b. April 19, 1881, both died. Family home Provo,

Married OHne Olsen Dec. 16, 1890 (daughter of Annie

NIELSEN, NIELS C. (son of Andrew Nielsen and llagda-
lena Sorensen of Hjorring Amt, Denmark). Born Aug. 31,
1845, in Hjorring. Came to Utah 1862, Christian A, Madsen
Independent company.

Married Annie M. Sorensen Jan. 9, 1870, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Mlkkel Sorensen and Helena Jesperson of
Aarhuus Amt, Denmark, pioneers 1864). She was born Nov.
3, 1854. Their children: Niels E., m. Annie Christensen;
Angeline, m. Orson E. Armstrong; Mick, m. Nettie Melon-
son; Helena, m. Christ Thorenson; Maria V., m. Hyrum Dan-
lelson; Norah, m. Charles Force; Joseph, m. Arnold J. Ar-
noldson; Lydla M.; Andrew H.; Ferry L.; Jane; Mary, died;
Lillian, died. Family home Moroni, Utah.

Elder; ward teacher; counselor in Y. M. M. I. A. Justice
of the peace at Moroni three terms; pound keeper 22 years;
watermaster and deputy watermaster 20 years; police offi-
cer; city marshal. Black Hawk Indian war veteran. As-
sisted in bringing immigrants to Utah In 1866. Farmer;

NIELSEN, NIELS CHRISTIAN. Came to Utah 1856, Knud
Peterson company.

Married Mary Larsen In Jutland, Denmark. She came
to Utah in 1856, Knud Peterson company. Their children:
Niels Peter (Tanner), m. Maria Hoggaard; Karen, m. George
Frandsen, Sr.

Elder. Located at Kaysville; moved to Mt. Pleasant.
Farmer and stockraiser. Died at Mt. Pleasant.

NIELSEN, NIELS PEDER (son of Peder Nielsen and Kir-
sten Andersen, Norre Orslov, Island of Falster, Denmark).
Born Feb. 13, 1847, at Norre Orslov. Came to Utah Oct. 1,

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