Andrew Oley Nielson

12 June 1852–17 January 1922 (Age 69)
Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Andrew Oley

When Andrew Oley Nielson was born on 12 June 1852, in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Ole Nielsen, was 34 and his mother, Caroline Amelia MortansDatter, was 22. He married Laura Jane Siler on 6 November 1888, in Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Linwood Precinct, Uintah, Utah, United States in 1910 and Daggett, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 17 January 1922, in Greendale, Daggett, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Manila Cemetery, Manila, Daggett, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Oley Nielson
Laura Jane Siler
Marriage: 6 November 1888
Clara Marie Nielson
Redelia Nielson
Oley Nielson
Bertha Nelson
Laura Nielson
Warren Nielson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 November 1888Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 5
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 20
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire): patronymic from the personal name Neil , meaning ‘son of Neil’, or an Anglicized form of McNeill .Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, or North German Nielsen and, in some cases, of Swedish Nilsson .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (12)

    • Andrew O Neilson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Mr. Oley Nelson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Andrew Oley Neilson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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