Carl Gothard Nielsen

Male1925–12 May 1982

Brief Life History of Carl Gothard

When Carl Gothard Nielsen was born in 1925, in Iowa, United States, his father, Jens Mourits Nielsen, was 28 and his mother, Ottilda Martine Christensen, was 29. He lived in Grant Township, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States in 1940 and Newell Township, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States in 1950. He died on 12 May 1982, in Humboldt, Iowa, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Newell, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States.

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Carl Gothard Nielsen
Vera Henrietta Lange

Sources (10)

  • Carl G Neilsen, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Carl Gothard Nielsen, "Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942"
  • Carl Gothard Nielsen, "Iowa, Church and Civil Deaths, 1845-1987"

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1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 1

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.


Age 2

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


Age 16

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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