Ida Lilian Nielsen

2 April 1901–24 October 2000 (Age 99)
Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana, United States

The Life of Ida Lilian

When Ida Lilian Nielsen was born on 2 April 1901, in Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana, United States, her father, Gustav Nielsen, was 29 and her mother, Rosetta Melinda Gain, was 19. She married George Calhoun Shields on 19 April 1919, in Skagit, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Marysville, Snohomish, Washington, United States in 1987 and Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States in 1993. She died on 24 October 2000, in Arlington, Snohomish, Washington, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Ferndale, Whatcom, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Calhoun Shields
Ida Lilian Nielsen
Marriage: 19 April 1919
Jorden Shields
Margaret Rose Shields

Spouse and Children

19 April 1919
Skagit, Washington, United States


    Jorden Shields


    Margaret Rose Shields


Parents and Siblings




    Alice May Nielsen


World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1902 · Montana Capital Building Completed

Age 1

Construction started on the Montana state capital in 1899. In 1902 the capital was completed.

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Ida L Shields in household of George C Shields, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ida Shields in household of Calhoun Shields, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ida L Sheilds in household of G. Calhoun Sheilds, "United States Census, 1930"

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