Elsie Marie Nelsen

Brief Life History of Elsie Marie

When Elsie Marie Nelsen was born on 22 October 1906, in Minden, Kearney, Nebraska, United States, her father, Andrew Christopher Nelsen, was 27 and her mother, Helen Kristine Johansen, was 22. She married George Gilbert Wilson Jr. on 21 November 1927, in Loup City, Sherman, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Michigan Township, Valley, Nebraska, United States for about 30 years. She died on 24 October 1985, in Ord, Valley, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ord, Valley, Nebraska, United States.

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George Gilbert Wilson Jr.
Elsie Marie Nelsen
Marriage: 21 November 1927
Dale Ray Wilson

Sources (7)

  • Elsie Nelson in household of Andrew Nelson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elsie Marie Nelsen, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Elsie Marie Nelsen Wilson, "Find A Grave Index"

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1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.


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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nels, Erik, Einer, Berger, Folmer, Holger, Iver, Juel, Morten, Thor, Uffe.

Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Nielsen or Nilsen . Compare Nelson .

Flemish and German: patronymic from Nelis .

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

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