Sigred Marie Nielson

3 January 1900–20 December 1985 (Age 85)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Sigred Marie

When Sigred Marie Nielson was born on 3 January 1900, in Illinois, United States, her father, Henrik John Nielsen, was 35 and her mother, Kirstine Johanne Ericksen, was 22. She married Harry William Ovesen on 4 August 1923, in Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa, United States. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Wilton, Muscatine, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 20 December 1985, in Muscatine, Iowa, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Wilton, Muscatine, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry William Ovesen
1899–1974
Sigred Marie Nielson
1900–1985
Marriage: 4 August 1923

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 August 1923Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 1
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
    1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World
    Age 5
    The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 23
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    1 Scottish: patronymic from Neill .2 Americanized form of Swedish Nilsson .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Neill
    Nilsson

    Sources (12)

    • Sigred Nelson in household of Henry Nelson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Sigred Nielsen in household of Henry Nielsen, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Sigred Overson in household of Heinerich Nielsen, "United States Census, 1940"

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