Jens Christian Nielsen

17 July 1882–15 December 1963 (Age 81)
Melholt, Dronninglund, Nordjylland, Denmark

The Life of Jens Christian

When Jens Christian Nielsen was born on 17 July 1882, in Melholt, Dronninglund, Nordjylland, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Nielsen, was 30 and his mother, Johanne Kristine Andersdatter, was 34. He married Marentine Larsen on 5 November 1906, in Freeborn, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Summit, Steele, Minnesota, United States in 1930 and Summit Township, Steele, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 15 December 1963, in Ellendale, Steele, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Geneva, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Christian Nielsen
1882–1963
Marentine Larsen
1887–1950
Marriage: 5 November 1906
Rasmus James Nelson
1907–2002
Agnes Marie Nelsen
1910–1977
Henry Christian Nelson
1911–1988
Mable Christine Nelson
1912–1994
Anna Yolanda Nelson
1916–1964
Clarence Leroy Nelson
1920–1972

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 November 1906
Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
children

(6)

    Rasmus James Nelson

    Male1907–2002Male

    Agnes Marie Nelsen

    Female1910–1977Female

    Henry Christian Nelson

    Male1911–1988Male

    Female1912–1994Female

    Female1916–1964Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Rasmus Nielsen

    Male1852–1907Male

    Johanne Kristine Andersdatter

    Female1847–1933Female

siblings

(6)

    Anders Christian Jensen

    Male1870–1953Male

    Andreas Nielsen

    Male1875–1953Male

    Anton Marinus Nielsen

    Male1876–1883Male

    Elizabeth Marie Keistine Nielsen

    Female1880–1955Female

    Male1882–1963Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 2

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904

Age 22

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jim C Nelson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jim C Nelson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jens Christian Nielsen in household of Johanne Kirstine Andreasen, "Denmark Census, 1890"

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