- Roy Leonard Nelson, Sr~Elgin, Illinois, Dubuque, Iowa (nelsongenealogy.wordpress.com)
- Alic and Aletta Nelson~Swedish Ancestors~Emigrated to Illinois in 1870 (nelsongenealogy.wordpress.com)
Nov. 26, 1898
May 9, 1963
San Francisco County
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.
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