Nelson and Nilson Ancestors~Elgin, Kane County, Illinois

Old Peoples Home, Elgin, Illinois. 1908

English: The Sears Building at the Elgin Acade...

First Universalist Church. Elgin, Kane County,...

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Elgin,Illinois Fire Museum 1954 Ward La France

Elgin,Illinois Fire Museum

Nelson and Nilson Genealogy

Birth: Nov. 26, 1898
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 9, 1963
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

Grandson of Alic “Alex” and Aletta Nelson of Sweden.Son of Charles “Chas” F. Nelson and Lena (Nilson) Nelson of Sweden.Husband of Gladys Serena (Linderman) of Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa. Married on 26 November 1926 in Dubuque, Iowa.Father of Roy Leonard Jr., Richard Edward “Dickie”, and Shirley Lorraine Nelson(Ogle) of Iowa.Source: My Maternal Second Cousin, Roy Leonard “Jimmy” Nelson Jr. told me that his father was from ELGIN, ILLINOIS, and died in San Francisco, California. He told me that he was buried in a pauper’s cemetery because he had no money. Cemetery name unknown.

Family links:
Parents:
Charles F Nelson (1868 – 1939)
Lena Nilson Nelson (1868 – 1936)

Spouse:
Gladys Serena Linderman Nelson (1906 – 1996)

 

 Elgin (pron.:/

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