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Niels P Petersen
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Birth: Dec. 8, 1842, Denmark
Death: May 11, 1919
Greeley County
Nebraska, USA


Nels P. Petersen was born in Sjeeland, Denmark, December 8th, 1842 and died at Wolbach, Nebraska, May 11th, 1919, aged 76 years, 5 months and 3 days.

He was baptized in infancy and confirmed in youth in the Danish Lutheran Church in his native land, remaining a member of the same until his death.

On the 28th day of May, 1870, he was united in marriage to Miss Marie Andreasen. To this union were born six children, three boys and three girls, Andrew and John Petersen and Mrs. Hans Fredricksen, of Wolbach, Neb.; Mrs. Peter O. Petersen of Lincoln, Mrs. Otto Nelsen of Bennett, Nebraska and Lars Petersen of Cook, Nebraska.

He emigrated to the United States in 1892, locating at Bennett. In 1910 he moved to Wolbach, and has lived in this community ever since. The stricken family has the sympathy of the entire community.

Funeral services at the Trinity Lutheran church were conducted by Rev. N. P. Sorensen and Rev. R. A. White. The remains were interred in Hillside Cemetery, Wolbach.

Wolbach Messenger, Wolbach, Nebraska, Thursday, May 15, 1919
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  Marie J Andreasen Petersen (1844 - 1928)
  Andrew Peter Petersen (1869 - 1958)*
  John P Petersen (1871 - 1936)*
  Anna K. Petersen Petersen (1874 - 1963)*
  Lars Peterson (1887 - 1963)*
*Calculated relationship
Hillside Cemetery
Greeley County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block 7, Lot 64
Created by: Linda Berney
Record added: Nov 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61079146
Niels P Petersen
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Niels P Petersen
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Niels P Petersen
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