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Rev Niels Christian Carlsen
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Birth: Jun. 1, 1884, Denmark
Death: Feb. 6, 1950
Blair
Washington County
Nebraska, USA

Born 1884 in Hjorring, Nordjylland, Denmark to Carl Christian Jensen and Ane Christine Jensen. Immigrated to USA from Denmark with birth family. Graduated from Shennington High School, Shennington Wisconsin about 1902. Received a Doctor of Theology degree from Trinity Seminary, Blair NE in 1910. Married 1910 June 15 in Ringsted, Iowa to Caroline Martine "Martha" Neve. They moved to Wisconsin, where Niels was a Lutheran pastor in 1910 at Superior WI and Duluth MN, then 1914 to Milltown and Bone Lake WI, then 1910-1930 in Royal Iowa. Elected Secretery Minnesota District of the United Danish Church of America, then to other positions in the church. President, National Lutheran Council, 1925. Moved to Blair NE in 1930, where he kept occupied with various aspects of the Lutheran Church, Dana College, and Trinity Seminary. Father of Alvin Soby Carlsen (1912 - 1996), Viggo I. Carlsen (1913 - 2002), Vernor N. Carlsen (1914 - 2004), Esther Marie Carlsen (1915 - 1997)(married Thorvald Hansen), Rhoda Sarah Carlsen (1917 - 2002)(married Elmer Holl), Raymond Christian Carlsen (1919 - 1979), Lois Irene Carlsen (1921 - 1980) (wife of Dr. Harold E. Sorensen), Stanley Luther Carlsen (1923 - 2006), Eunice Carla Carlsen (alive Dec. 2011)(wife of Alfred Larsen), and Niels Christian Carlsen Jr. (alive Dec. 2011). 
 
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 Spouse:
  Caroline Martine Neve Carlsen (1883 - 1962)*
 
 Children:
  Alvin Samuel Carlsen (1911 - 1996)*
  Viggo Immanuel Carlsen (1913 - 2002)*
  Verner N. Carlsen (1914 - 2004)*
  Stanley L. Carlsen (1923 - 2006)*
  Eunice Carla Carlsen Larsen (1925 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Blair Cemetery
Blair
Washington County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block 47, lot 7, grave 8
 
Created by: Chris Finch
Record added: Dec 19, 2011
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Rev Niels Christian Carlsen
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Rev Niels Christian Carlsen
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Rev Niels Christian Carlsen
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