William Goforth Nelson

Male 1831 - 1922  (91 years)


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  • Name William Goforth Nelson 
    Born 10 Jun 1831  Mt Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Oct 1922  Riverdale, Franklin, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 2 Nov 1922  Riverdale, Franklin, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nauvoo Land and Records 44279  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I153088  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2008 

    Father Edmond Nelson, Sr ,   b. 12 Dec 1799, , Orange, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1850, Alpine, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Jane Taylor,   b. 1 Jan 1805, Tammis Valley, Knoxford, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1870, Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1820  Waterloo, Monroe, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F27052  Group Sheet

    Family Elvira Vail,   b. 25 Apr 1839, , McLean, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1932, Riverdale, Franklin, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1855  Alpine, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F35916  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Members, LDS 1830-1848, Susan Easton Black, Vol 32 pp 476-480
      Early Mormon Records, 1842 Census, Lyman D Platt, Vol 1 p 3 & p 16
      1842 Census, Biographies, Maureen Ward, Sec 1 p 38

      HISTORIES:
      Mormon Redress, Scroll Petitions, Clark Johnson, p 588

      BIOGRAPHIES:
      Autobiography of William Goforth Nelson, pp 1-11

      OTHER SOURCES:
      Internet Research:
      lds.org: Church History, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1 page

      VARIANT:
      Birth year: 1830