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Christina Marie Petersen Nelson
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Birth: Jan. 20, 1880, Denmark
Death: Apr. 7, 1951
Atlantic
Cass County
Iowa, USA

Funeral services were held on Tuesday at 2 P. M. for Mrs. Christina Nelson, 71, a Brayton farm woman and former resident of Anita, where she lived for many years before moving to a Brayton farm. Services will be held at the Roland, Peacock and Baxter Funeral home in Atlantic with burial in the township cemetery south of Elkhorn. Mrs. Nelson had not been in the best of health for many years and the past year and a half had become worse. About two weeks ago she was taken to the Atlantic Memorial hospital for medical care and she passed away there at 12:55 on Saturday afternoon.

Mrs. Nelson was born in Schleswig, Denmark, on January 20, 1880, and came to the United States with her parents when she was one year old. She grew up young womanhood in the Elkhorn vicinity and in 1900 was married to Nelse Nelsen. They lived on a farm near Elkhorn until his death in 1907. She is survived by four sons, Antone, who made his home with his mother; William and Andrew of Dexter; James of Brayton; a daughter, Mrs. Martin E. Hansen of Brayton; and eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. -Anita Tribune, April 12, 1951

-added by Andrew Smith 
 
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 Parents:
  Anton Petersen (1861 - 1936)
  Anna Dorthea Smith Petersen (1858 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Nels J. Nelson (1869 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  James R. Nelson (1901 - 1989)*
  William Nelson (1902 - 1996)*
  Anton Nelson (1904 - 1983)*
  Andrew Nelson (1906 - 1981)*
  Anna Marie Nelson Hansen (1908 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Petersen Salmonsen (1880 - 1953)*
  Christina Marie Petersen Nelson (1880 - 1951)
  Peter Nikalie Petersen (1885 - 1949)*
  Hans Jurgen Petersen (1887 - 1954)*
  Andrew Peter Petersen (1888 - 1959)*
  Anna Dorthea Petersen Josephsen (1889 - 1944)*
  Martha Dorothy Petersen Josephsen (1893 - 1960)*
  Lena K. Petersen Jensen (1895 - 1959)*
  Arthur Smith Petersen (1897 - 1985)*
  Clara Venor Petersen (1899 - 1918)*
  Anton C Petersen (1903 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Clay Township Cemetery
Shelby County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Smith
Record added: Jul 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55003331
Christina Marie <i>Petersen</i> Nelson
Added by: Paul Lundquist
 
 
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- Smith
 Added: Aug. 7, 2014
 
 
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