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Nels Nordahl Nelsen
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1890
Death: Mar. 18, 1957

Nils Nordahl Nelsen was born on September 25, 1890 in Notteroy ,Norway to Hans Nilsen and his wife Anne Margaret(Johansen?). The family house lot 18/40 Fjaerholm Vei #4 Hoso. They had five children Nels Nordah, Harold, Henne Margrethe, Cornelius and Elisabeth. Nils Nordahl worked aboard ship in the Norwegian Merchant Marine . He arrived in the U.S. on April 17, 1922 on the ship Bergensfjord from Kristiania (Oslo to New York). He worked as general supervisor for the, Ole Hansen Construction Company, Ventnor, New Jersey, building docks, roads and bridges.

He married Jorgine Jensen in the Scandinavian Ev. Lutheran Trinity Church on Bostwick Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey on June 19, 1915. They had two children, Margaret Ethel and Arthur Horby Nelsen. Jorgine and the children arrived on September 6, 1923 on the ship Bergensfjord also from Oslo to New York. When Margaret and Arthur were grown and married, Nils Nordahl and wife Jorgine moved to Woodland Hills, California to live with daughter Margaret and her family. Nils Nordahl Nelsen died on April 20, 1957 and is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Woodland Hills, California. The surname was changed thru misspelling at Ellis Island from Nilsen to Nelsen. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Jorgine Jensen Nelsen (1893 - 1977)*
 
 Children:
  Ethel Margaret Nelsen Gustafson (____ - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Hillside, Map D27, Lot 4528, Space 3
 
Maintained by: Lynn
Originally Created by: Chris Mills
Record added: Feb 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85920678
Nels Nordahl Nelsen
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Nels Nordahl Nelsen
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