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Olof Nelson
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Birth: Jan. 14, 1844
Jämtlands län, Sweden
Death: Feb. 17, 1912
Vancouver
British Columbia, Canada

Olof Nelson (Olof Nilsson) was born Olof Nilsson on January 14, 1844 in Enarsvedjan, Offerdal, Sweden. Olof was my great grandfather.
Olof was the son of Nils Olofsson and Brita Olofsdotter. He had eight siblings. They were Christina, Annika, Nils, Jon, Brita, Karin, Ingeborg and Anna. His father was a farmer in Enarsvedjan.
On November 29, 1868, Olof married Maria Johansdotter from Osterulfsas, Offerdal, Sweden. Together, they had 8 children. They were : Nils, Brita, Johannis, Maria Christina, Olof Oliver, Anna Olivia, Goran (my grandfather)and Oscar.
Early in their married life,in November of 1874, Maria and Olof lived in the village of Aspas, in north central Sweden. Olof sold his house and farm here in 1888, so as to move to America.
Originally, the plan had been to immigrate to the United States to Minnesota to join
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Maria Nelson (1849 - 1901)*
 
 Children:
  Anna Olivia Nilsson (Nelson) Johnson (1818 - 1957)*
  Brita Nilsson (Nelson) Puddiphatt (1864 - 1916)*
  Olof Olivier Nilsson (Nelson) (1883 - ____)*
  Goran (George) Nilsson (Nelson) (1888 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Vancouver
Greater Vancouver Regional District
British Columbia, Canada
Plot: JONES/*/04/023/0016
 
Maintained by: Rhonda Nelson
Originally Created by: Headstone Genealogist
Record added: Apr 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26251641
Olof Nelson
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Olof Nelson
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From a great-granddaughter.
- Rhonda Nelson
 Added: Jul. 22, 2012
REST WELL
- Jeannie
 Added: Nov. 21, 2011
 
 
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