Nels Gustav Nelson

Male 1883 - 1935


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  • Name  Nels Gustav Nelson 
    Born  28 Mar 1883  Lčagred, Skaraborg, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Immigration  Oct 1901  USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  03 Mar 1935  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • StrangulatedHernia27 Feb 1935, Nels was pushing a G R City bus that was stuck in the snow causing a hernia. He died three days later. Nel's death record lists his birth date as 29 Mar 1884. This is probably incorrect as it also says he was 51 years old which would indicate 1883 was correct.

      Nels Nelson's obituary appeared in the Grand Rapids Press on Monday, 4 March, 1935. Besides his immediate family, he was survived by five sisters. Mrs. John Johnson, Mrs. Charles Anderson, Mrs. Frank Berquist, Mrs. Charles Peterson all of Grand Rapids, and Miss N. Nelson of Sweden. Services were held on Wednesday, 6 March, at Swedish Christian Church. Also noted in the same Press edition was the fact that February 1935 was a record month for snowfall - 21.2 inches.
    Buried  06 Mar 1935  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I18  Bryant
    Last Modified  2 Nov 2003 

    Family  Elna Elisabeth Carlson,   b. 09 May 1891, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jan 1955, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Sep 1922  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Nels and Elna were married by Rev. A. Anderson. Sanford Carlson and Eva Allen were witnesses at the wedding. Date in church record says 1921. Date in Co Clerk's record says 1922. 1922 is most likely the correct date as the ages of the bride and groom and their birthdates correspond to 1922.
    Family ID  F13  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Oct 1901 - USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Sep 1922 - Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 03 Mar 1935 - Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 06 Mar 1935 - Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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