Norman A Nelson

31 July 1913–23 November 1980 (Age 67)
Pleasant Valley, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Norman A

When Norman A Nelson was born on 31 July 1913, in Pleasant Valley, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Nickolay Nelson, was 36 and his mother, Anna S Amundson, was 34. He married Margaret Eliza Pederson on 30 June 1934, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Strum, Trempealeau, Wisconsin, United States in 1940 and Wisconsin, United States in 1980. He died on 23 November 1980, in Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Brunswick Cemetery, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Norman A Nelson
Margaret Eliza Pederson
Marriage: 30 June 1934
Norma J Nelson
Carol Ann Nelson
Glenn Duaine Nelson
Sylvia P Nelson
Clifford N Nelson

Spouse and Children

30 June 1934
Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States


    Norma J Nelson


    Glenn Duaine Nelson


    Sylvia P Nelson


    Clifford N Nelson


    Carol Ann Nelson


Parents and Siblings

    Nickolay Nelson


    Anna S Amundson




    Golga Christophine Nelson


    Arup Orvin Nelson




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 6

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

Age 18

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Nel or Neal, Anglo-Scandinavian forms of the Gaelic name Niall ( see Neill ). This was adopted by the Scandinavians in the form Njal and was introduced into northern England and East Anglia by them, rather than being taken directly from Gaelic.2 Americanized spelling of the like-sounding Scandinavian names Nilsen , Nielsen , and Nilsson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Norman Nelson in household of Nick Nelson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Norman Nelson in household of Nick Nelson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Norman Nelson, "United States Census, 1940"

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