Christina Margaret Edwards

28 September 1885–18 February 1951 (Age 65)
Lindsay, Platte, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Christina Margaret

When Christina Margaret Edwards was born on 28 September 1885, in Lindsay, Platte, Nebraska, United States, her father, Frederick William Edwards, was 26 and her mother, Chersty Mary Christensen, was 23. She married Niels Christian Nelson on 7 January 1906, in Lindsay, Platte, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in St. Edward, Boone, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Beaver Election Precinct, Boone, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 18 February 1951, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Niels Christian Nelson
1882–1918
Christina Margaret Edwards
1885–1951
Marriage: 7 January 1906
Marvin Donald Nelson
1907–1982
Harlan Ordway Nelson
1908–1998
LuLu Mildred Nelson
1910–2004
Ernest Leland Nelson
1914–2006

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1906Lindsay, Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1886
    Age 1
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
    Age 1
    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 18
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 105393;2007: 237595; 2010: 332423)English and Welsh: variant of Edward , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also very common among African Americans.History: One of the earliest American bearers of this very common English surname was William Edwards, the son of Rev. Richard Edwards, a London clergyman in the age of Elizabeth I, who came to New England c. 1640. His descendant Jonathan (1703–58), of East Windsor, CT, was a prominent Congregational clergyman whose New England theology led to the first Great Awakening, a great religious revival.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Edward

    Sources (13)

    • Christiana Edwards in entry for Harlan Nelson, "South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2016"
    • Christina M Thomazin in household of Watson Thomazin, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Christina M Edwards in entry for Chris Nelson, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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