Johan Theodor Nilsson

Brief Life History of Johan Theodor

When Johan Theodor Nilsson was born on 5 December 1880, in Copenhagen, København, Denmark, his father, Christian Nilsson, was 33 and his mother, Maria Persson, was 25. He married Marie Katherine Mariane Nielsen on 1 August 1907, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Holyoke, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and Gentofte, København, Denmark for about 5 years. He died on 25 July 1955, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Johan Theodor Nilsson
Marie Katherine Mariane Nielsen
Marriage: 1 August 1907

Sources (14)

  • Johan Theodor Nilsson, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • John T Nilsson, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Johan Theodor Nilsson, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961"

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1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


Historical Boundaries 1882: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Bannock, Idaho, United States

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nils, Per, Anders, Egil, Lennart, Sven, Birgit, Fredrik, Sten, Algot. German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Gerhard, Gotthard, Karl-Heinz.

Swedish and German: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a shortened form of Nikolaus. Compare Nilson , Neilson 3, and Nielson 2.

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

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