8 March 1834–17 September 1909 (Age 75)
Kalhave, Hornborg, Skanderborg, Denmark
When Andrew Nelson Sr was born on 8 March 1834, in Kalhave, Hornborg, Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Niels Andersen, was 68 and his mother, Marie Kristine Jensdatter, was 26. He married Metta Gudkjaersen about 1854, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Øster Snede, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark in 1845 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 17 September 1909, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.
The founder of the Nelson Family, Anders Nielsen, changed his name to Andrew Nelson in America. Born in Denmark in 1834, he was an only child. Joined the Mormon Church in 1851. One year later, …
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