Nels K Olson

29 September 1884–16 May 1961 (Age 76)
Wendell, Grant, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Nels K

When Nels K Olson was born on 29 September 1884, in Wendell, Grant, Minnesota, United States, his father, Kittel Olsen, was 44 and his mother, Gunhild Ellingson, was 35. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Louise Christine Moe. He died on 16 May 1961, in Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Wendell, Grant, Minnesota, United States.

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Nels K Olson
Louise Christine Moe
Rosella Olson
Lawrence Norval Olson
Hazel P. Olson
Verner Edgar Olson
Orris Eugene Olson

Spouse and Children


    Louise Christine Moe




    Rosella Olson


    Lawrence Norval Olson


    Hazel P. Olson


    Verner Edgar Olson


    Orris Eugene Olson


Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 9

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Olsson or Danish and Norwegian Olsen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nils K Olson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nels Olson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nels Olson, "United States Census, 1940"

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