History: Nels Rosenquist Nelson – 25

Nels Rosenquist Nelson – 25
Written by Great-Granddaughter, Kellie Jeanette Lunt

Anna Rosenquist Nelson (60) – Sister
Edna Viola Nelson (8) – Daughter
Edward Rosenquist Nelson (63) – Brother
Effie Druscilla Nelson (66) – Sister
Ella Karn Nelson (65) – Sister
Elsa Nelson (59) – Mother
Grace Viola Harper (26) – Wife
Hanna Rosenquist Nelson (61) – Sister
Helding Rosenquist Nelson (64) – Brother
Jens Rosenquist Nelson (58) – Father
John Rosenquist Nelson (62) – Brother
Kellie Jeanette Lunt (1) – Great-Granddaughter, Granddaughter of Daughter, Edna Viola Nelson
Nels Rosenquist Nelson (25) – Self

Nels Rosenquist Nelson was born 24 December 1882 in Efveröd, Kristianstad, Sweden to Jens Rosenquist Nelson, age 22, and Elsa Nelson, age 24. He was the 1st of 6 children, and the 1st of 4 sons, born to the couple.

When Nels Rosenquist was 1, his sister, Anna Rosenquist, was born on 7 July 1884 in Efveröd, Sweden.

On 4 October 1883, when Nels Rosenquist was 3, his sister, Hanna Rosenquist was born in Efveröd, Sweden. Unfortunately she only lived 2 months 28 days and died on 1 January 1887.

John Rosenquist, Nels Rosenquist’s brother, was born when he was 5 on 10 July 1888 in Efveröd, Sweden.

When Nels Rosenquist was 8 his brother, Edward Rosenquist, was born in Efveröd, Sweden on 6 October 1891. 

On 13 May 1894, when Nels Rosenquist was 11, his brother Helding Rosenquist, was born in Efveröd, Sweden.

Nels Rosenquist, age 12, was baptized and confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on 30 June 1895.

When Nels Rosenquist was 14 his sister, Ella Karn, was born in Pleasant Grove, Utah on 31 January 1897. She tragically only lived 5 months 30 days and died on 30 July 1897.

On 4 April 1898, Effie Druscilla, Nels Rosenquist’s sister, was born when he was 15 on 4 April 1898 in Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Nels Rosenquist, age 24, completed his initiatory and endowment ordinances and was married and sealed for time and eternity on 11 December 1907 to Grace Viola Harper, age 23, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Salt Lake Utah Temple. 

On 1 September 1909 Nels Rosequist was sealed for time and eternity to his parents in The Salt Lake Utah Temple. His father was 49 at the time and his mother was 51.

Edna Viola gave birth to their only child, when Nels Rosenquist was 26, on 2 December 1909 in Pleasant Grove, Utah. They named her Edna Viola.

Nels Rosenquist died at the age of 31 on 21 August 1914 in Pleasant Grove, Utah. He was buried, plot C-09-041-10, 24 August 1914 at Pleasant Grove City Cemetery.