Nils Andreas Nilsen

Male12 April 1880–21 April 1951

Brief Life History of Nils Andreas

When Nils Andreas Nilsen was born on 12 April 1880, in Malangen, Troms, Norway, his father, Nils Johannesen, was 65 and his mother, Karen Anna Hansdatter, was 33. He died on 21 April 1951, in Snohomish, Washington, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States.

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Nils Andreas Nilsen

Sources (4)

  • Nels Andreas Nelsen, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Nels A. Nelsen, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"
  • Nils Andreas, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.


Age 10

Historic Boundaries 1890: Snohomish, Washington, United States

1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

Age 19

Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nils, Alf, Bjorn, Lars, Per, Nels, Anders, Bente, Tor, Arnfinn, Astrid. German Hans, Kurt, Ralf, Arnulf, Otto.

Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a shortened form of Nikolaus. This form of the surname is also found in Denmark, but it is rare there. Compare Nelsen .

Altered form of Norwegian Nilssen, a variant of 1, and probably also of the Danish, Norwegian, or North German cognate Nielsen (compare Nilson ).

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

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