1 October 1833–16 January 1911 (Age 77)
Ørvad, Hørby, Børglum, Denmark
When Jens James Nielsen was born on 1 October 1833, in Ørvad, Hørby, Børglum, Denmark, his father, Niels Nielsen, was 26 and his mother, Mariane Jensdatter, was 25. He married Maria Nielsdatter Thomasen on 20 December 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1855. He died on 16 January 1911, in Perry, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.
BIOGRAPHY: MORMON PIONEER LIFE STORY OF MARIE THOMPSON NEILSEN: Marie Thompson Neilsen, pioneer of 1856, was born in Augusta or Wansta of Vausted, Hjorring Ampt, Denmark, a little town of two …
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