Alfred Nelson

18 January 1897–3 March 1995 (Age 98)
Plymouth, Juneau, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Alfred

When Alfred Nelson was born on 18 January 1897, in Plymouth, Juneau, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Odd Nelson, was 38 and his mother, Marie Ormsen, was 38. He lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1897. He died on 3 March 1995, in Elroy, Juneau, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Fountain Cemetery, Johnson, Wisconsin Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Nelson
1897–1995
Emma
1900–1992

Spouse and Children

    Male1897–1995Male

    Emma

    Female1900–1992Female

Parents and Siblings

    Odd Nelson

    Male1859–1942Male

    Marie Ormsen

    Female1858–1921Female

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 10

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Nel or Neal, Anglo-Scandinavian forms of the Gaelic name Niall ( see Neill ). This was adopted by the Scandinavians in the form Njal and was introduced into northern England and East Anglia by them, rather than being taken directly from Gaelic.2 Americanized spelling of the like-sounding Scandinavian names Nilsen , Nielsen , and Nilsson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alfred Nelson in household of Odd Nelson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alfred Nelson in household of Odd Nelson, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Alfred Nelson, "United States Census, 1940"

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