Else Marie Nielsen

9 June 1879–
Øster Bjerregrav, Sønderlyng, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Else Marie

When Else Marie Nielsen was born on 9 June 1879, in Øster Bjerregrav, Sønderlyng, Viborg, Denmark, her father, Thomas Nielsen, was 30 and her mother, Ane Ida Johanne Madsen, was 26. She had at least 5 sons and 5 daughters with Jens Peder Pedersen. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Hattiesburg, Forrest, Mississippi, United States in 1930.

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Jens Peder Pedersen
Else Marie Nielsen
Carl Petersen
Astria Petersen
Edith Petersen
Ester Marie Petersen
Peder Pedersen
Kristian Ruse Petersen
Esther Marie Peterson
Jens P Petersen
Claude Herbert Risse Peterson
Else Petersen

Spouse and Children



    Carl Petersen


    Astria Petersen


    Edith Petersen


    Ester Marie Petersen


    Kristian Ruse Petersen


+5 More Children

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+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 6

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 31

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Petersen in household of Peter Petersen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Else M Petersen in household of Jens P Petersen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marie Petersen in household of Peter Petersen, "United States Census, 1910"

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