Elsie Marie Pedersen

Female23 February 1912–25 March 2004

Brief Life History of Elsie Marie

When Elsie Marie Pedersen was born on 23 February 1912, in Badger, Kingsbury, South Dakota, United States, her father, Anders Sondergaard Pedersen, was 37 and her mother, Bertha Marie Nielsen, was 28. She married Harold B Nelson on 3 June 1935, in Kingsbury, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Brookings, Brookings, South Dakota, United States in 1930. She died on 25 March 2004, in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 92.

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Harold B Nelson
Elsie Marie Pedersen
Marriage: 3 June 1935
Jerald A. Nelson
Ronald H Nelson
Ella M Nelson

Sources (6)

  • Nelson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Elsie Pedersen, "South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2016"
  • Elsie Marie Pedersen Van Hecke, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 June 1935Kingsbury, South Dakota, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment

    Age 1

    The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 25

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Niels, Bjorn, Knud, Nils, Anders, Jorgen, Egil, Einer, Knut, Peer.

    Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Peder (see Peter ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Petersen 2 and Peterson 1.

    English: variant of Peterson .

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

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