William Richard Nelson1

b. 29 March 1856, d. 2 January 1933
Last Edited=9 Nov 2012
1st cousin 3 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
     William Richard Nelson was born on 29 March 1856 at Provo, Utah County, Utah.1 He was the son of Henry Nelson and Sarah Ann Richmond.2,3

On 13 September 1860 William Richard Nelson was enumerated in the household of Henry Nelson on the 1860 U. S. census for Provo, Utah County, Utah as Wm R Nelson, 4 years old, birthplace of Utah Also enumerated in the household were Sarah Ann Richmond, Henry Thomas Nelson, Elizabeth Ann Nelson, Jesse Richmond Nelson, Wiford Nelson and Sarah Alice Nelson.4

William Richard Nelson died on 2 January 1933 at age 76.1


  1. "Ancestral File v4.19," FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org/: accessed 25 Jul 2002), entry for William Richard Nelson(1DDX-HJ).
  2. "Ancestral File v4.19," Henry Nelson(1DDW-QL),.
  3. "Ancestral File v4.19," Sarah Ann Richmond(1DDW-RR),.
  4. Hy Nelson household, 1860 U.S. census, Utah County, Utah, population schedule, Provo, Provo post office, page 324 (written), dwelling 2868, family 2240; Ancestry.com Images Online: 1860 U.S. Census / Utah Territory / Utah / Provo / Image 22 of 53, transcribed 11 Aug 2002.