Countdown to RootsTech Story #3: President Nelson’s Visit From His Deceased Grandfather

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Six more days until RootsTech! If you don’t know what RootsTech is, go here. I’m counting down the days with a family history story each day. Today’s story is the story that President Nelson tells in the video below. The story involves his grandfather, Grandfather Nelson, who had a visit from his deceased grandfather. Here’s the beginning of the story:

“When my grandfather A. C. Nelson was a young husband and father, just 27 years old, his father died. About three months later, his deceased father, my great-grandfather, came to visit him. The date of that visit was the night of April 6, 1891. Grandfather Nelson was so impressed by his father’s visit that he wrote the experience in his journal for his family and friends.

“I was in bed when Father entered the room,” Grandfather Nelson wrote. “He came and sat on the side of the bed. He said, ‘Well, my son, as I had a few spare minutes, I received permission to come and see you for a few minutes. I am feeling well, my son, and have had very much to do since I died.’”

“When Grandfather Nelson asked him what he had been doing…”

Go here to read the rest of the story! It’s amazing!

or watch the video below:

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