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Lena Nilson Nelson
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Birth: Dec., 1870
Hallands län, Sweden
Death: Nov. 4, 1940
Elgin
Kane County
Illinois, USA

Daughter of Nels Nilson and Nellie (Lindstrum) Nilson of Sweden.

Wife of Charles "Charley" F. Nelson, son of Alexander "Alic/Alex" & Aletta Mary "Lotta" Nelson of Sweden.

Married 29 August 1891 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

Mother of Ruth Myrtle, Harold, Roy Leonard Sr, and Helen Nelson.

name :Lena Nilson
event:Census
event date:1880
event place:Geneva, Kane, Illinois, United States
gender:Female
age:8
marital status :Single
occupation :At School
race or color (original) :
ethnicity (standardized) :American
relationship to head :Daughter
birthplace :Sweden
birthdate :1872
spouse's name :
spouse's birthplace :
father's name :
father's birthplace :Sweden
mother's name :Nellie Nilson
mother's birthplace :Sweden
page :383
page character :D
entry number :987
nara film number :T9-0218
gs film number :1254218
digital folder number:004240495
image number:00570
 Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Nellie Nilson F 35 Sweden
daughter Lena Nilson F 8 Sweden
son Martin Nilson M 4 Illinois, United States
daughter Jennie Nilson F 2 Illinois, United States
daughter Fanny Nilson F 0 Illinois, United States
Citing this Record
"United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MXVS-8K1 : accessed 06 Oct 2012), Lena Nilson in household of Nellie Nilson, Geneva, Kane, Illinois, United States; citing sheet 383D, family 1, NARA microfilm publication T9-0218.

Name: Lena Nelson
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Elgin Township Elgin city Ward 1, Kane, Illinois, United States
District: 93
Gender: Female
Age: 30
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Wife
Number of Living Children: 2
Years Married: 9
Birth Date: Dec 1870
Birthplace: Sweden
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1891
Immigration Year: 1888
Father's Birthplace: Sweden
Mother's Birthplace: Sweden
Mother of how many children: 2
Sheet Number and Letter: 11A
Household ID: 241
Line Number: 46
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T623
GS Film Number: 1240311
Digital Folder Number: 004113770
Image Number: 00523
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Charles Nelson M 32 Sweden
Wife Lena Nelson F 30 Sweden
Daughter Ruth M Nelson F 4 Illinois
Son Herold Nelson M 2 Illinois
Sources
"United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MSWK-XMW : accessed 27 Jan 2014), Lena Nelson in household of Charles Nelson, Elgin Township Elgin city Ward 1, Kane, Illinois, United States; citing sheet , family 241, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1240311.

name: Charles Nelson
birthplace: Sweden
relationship to head of household: Self
residence: Elgin Ward 7, Kane, Illinois
marital status: Married
race : White
gender: Male
immigration year: 1880
father's birthplace: Sweden
mother's birthplace: Sweden
family number: 100
page number: 5
  Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Charles Nelson M 45y Sweden
wife Lena Nelson F 39y Sweden
dau Ruth Nelson F 14y Illinois
son Harold Nelson M 12y Illinois
dau Helen Nelson F 1y 3m Illinois
bro Axel Nelson M 31y Sweden
Axel Swansen M 21y Sweden
Citing this Record
"United States Census, 1910," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MKDG-ZB1 : accessed 10 Feb 2013), Charles Nelson, Elgin Ward 7, Kane, Illinois; citing sheet 5B, family 100, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1374310.

Name: Lena Nelson
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1920
Event Place: Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United States
District: 95
Gender: Female
Age: 48
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Wife
Own or Rent:
Birth Year (Estimated): 1872
Birthplace: Sweden
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Sweden
Mother's Birthplace: Sweden
Sheet Number and Letter: 7B
Household ID: 183
Line Number: 96
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T625
GS Film number: 1820375
Digital Folder Number: 004300539
Image Number: 00574
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Charles Nelson M 52 Sweden
Wife Lena Nelson F 48 Sweden
Son Harold Nelson M 21 Illinois
Daughter Helen Nelson F 11 Illinois
Sources
"United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MJ48-TJP : accessed 27 Jan 2014), Lena Nelson in household of Charles Nelson, Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United States; citing sheet , family 183, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1820375.

Name: Harold Nelson
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1930
Event Place: Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 31
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1899
Birthplace: Illinois
Father's Birthplace: Sweden
Mother's Birthplace: Sweden
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Harold Nelson Head M 31 Illinois
Florence Nelson Wife F 25 Illinois
Sophia Meyer Roomer F 34 Indiana
Nellie Pitzer Roomer F 30 Illinois
District: 0062 , Sheet Number and Letter: 8B , Household ID: 219 , Line Number: 74 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T626 , Affiliate Film Number: 525 , GS Film number: 2340260 , Digital Folder Number: 004584606 , Image Number: 00345
United States Census, 1930
Citing this Record
"United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSBS-WZJ : accessed 28 March 2015), Harold Nelson, Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0062, sheet 8B, family 219, line 74, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 525; FHL microfilm 2,340,260.

name: Charles Nelson
titles & terms:
event: Census
event year: 1940
event place: Elgin, Elgin Township, Kane, Illinois, United States
gender: Male
age: 74
marital status: Married
race (original):
race (standardized): White
relationship to head of household (original):
relationship to head of household (standardized): Head
birthplace: Sweden
estimated birth year: 1866
residence in 1935: Same House
enumeration district number: 45-75
family number: 206
sheet number and letter: 9A
line number: 30
nara publication number: T627
nara roll number: 821
digital folder number: 005459562
image number: 00391
  Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Charles Nelson M 74 Sweden
wife Lena Nelson F 69 Sweden
son Harold Nelson M 41 Illinois
daughter-in-law Florence Nelson F 36 Illinois
Citing this Record
"United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KWHK-5VZ : accessed 10 Feb 2013), Charles Nelson, Elgin, Elgin Township, Kane, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 45-75, sheet 9A, family 206, NARA digital publication T627, roll 821. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Nels Nilson (1842 - 1879)
  Nellie Lindstrum Nilson (1845 - 1904)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles F. Nelson (1868 - 1942)
 
 Children:
  Ruth Myrtle Nelson Anderson (1896 - 1980)*
  Roy Leonard Nelson (1898 - 1963)*
 
 Sibling:
  Lena Nilson Nelson (1870 - 1940)**
  Lena Nilson Nelson (1870 - 1940)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: TEXAS TUDORS
Record added: Nov 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100683699
Lena <i>Nilson</i> Nelson
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