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Matilda Mathilda Waldemarsson Nelson
Birth: Jun. 14, 1872
Rarod
Eslövs kommun
Skåne län, Sweden
Death: Aug. 21, 1950
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Emigranten Populär, 1783-1951; Swedish Emigration Records, 1783-1951

Name: Matilda Valdemarson
Birth Year: abt 1872
Gender: Kvinna (Female)
Place of Origin: Ö Klagstorp Skåne Län, Sverige
Destination: MarquetteMarquette KS
Record Date: 5 sep 1902
Port of Departure: Malmö
Database Name: EmiHamn
Occupation/Title: Frk
Archive Call Number: 1902:3318:641
Principal Person: Valdemarson Matilda


New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957

Name: Matilda Daltemamen
[Matilda Waldemarsson]
Arrival Date: 17 Sep 1902
Birth Year: abt 1872
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Swedish
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Oceanic
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William and Matilda were married on Sept.27, 1902 in the "Marquette Swede Lutheran Church" in Marquette, Ks. This church was later destroyed during the deadly tornado of May 8, 1905.


Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925

Name: Mathilda Nilson
Census Date: 1905
Residence County: McPherson
Residence State: Kansas
Locality: Marquette
Birth Location: Sweden
Family Number: 1
Gender: Female
Estimated birth year: abt 1873
Race: White
Line: 3
Roll: ks1905_88
Household Member(s): Name Age
Olof Carlson 51
Wm F Nilson 33
Mathilda Nilson 32
Ebba Nilson 1
Venar Nilson 1 M
J A Burnison 47


1910 United States Federal Census

Name: Mrs. Wm F Nelson
[Mrs. Wm F Mrs Nelson]
Age in 1910: 37
Estimated birth year: abt 1873
Birthplace: Sweden
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Sweden
Mother's Birth Place: Sweden
Home in 1910: Marquette, McPherson, Kansas
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Mrs. Wm F Nelson 37
Ebba Nelson 6
Verner Nelson 5
William Nelson 3


Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925

Name: Mrs. Wm Nelson
Census Date: 1915
Residence County: McPherson
Residence State: Kansas
Locality: Marquette
Birth Location: Sweden
Family Number: 31
Estimated birth year: abt 1875
Race: White
Line: 7
Roll: ks1915_136
Household Member(s): Name Age
Wm Nelson 40
Ebba Melson 11
Verna Nelson 10
William Melson 8


1920 United States Federal Census

Name: Matilda Nelson
Home in 1920: Marquette, McPherson, Kansas
Age: 47 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1873
Birthplace: Sweden
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Sweden
Mother's Birth Place: Sweden
Marital Status: Widow
Race: White
Sex: Female
Home owned: Own
Year of Immigration: 1900
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Image: 349
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Matilda Nelson 47
Ebbe Nelson 16
Vernon N Nelson 14
William C Nelson 12


Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925

Name: Matilda Nelson
Census Date: 1925
Residence County: McPherson
Residence State: Kansas
Locality: Marquette
Birth Location: Sweden
Family Number: 186
Marital Status: Widow
Gender: Female
Estimated birth year: abt 1873
Race: White
Relation: Head
Line: 17
Roll: KS1925_90
Household Member(s): Name Age
Matilda Nelson 52
Ebba Nelson 21
Veranica Nelson 20
Watters Nelson 18


1930 United States Federal Census

Name: Matilda Nelson
Home in 1930: Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri
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Age: 57
Estimated birth year: abt 1873
Birthplace: Sweden
Relation to Head of House: Head
Race: White
Household Members: Name Age
Matilda Nelson 57
Velnar Nelson 25
William Nelson 23

[The family was renting an abode at 1401 8th St. in Kansas City, Mo. when this census was taken on April 4th, 1930. Verner was shown as a clerk in a grocery store and William as a "circulator" - ie. deliveryman - for the newspaper. T.N.]


1940 United States Federal Census

Name: Matilda Nelson
Respondent: Yes
Age: 67
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1873
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: Sweden
Marital Status: Widowed
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri
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Street: Holly Street
House Number: 4328
Inferred Residence in 1935: Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Citizenship: Naturalized
Sheet Number: 1A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 10 Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Matilda Nelson 67
Ebba Nelson 36
William C Nelson 33

Here is Matilda's Death Certificate. She and her daughter Ebba were living at 4328 Holly St. in Kansas City, Missouri at the time. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Nils Waldemarsson (1827 - 1890)
  Anna Chatarina Holmberg Waldemarsson (1831 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  William Frederick Wilhelm Fredrik Nilsson Nelson (1872 - 1906)*
 
 Children:
  Magda Fritzine (1893 - 1900)*
  Ebba Anna Matilda Nelson Anderson (1903 - 1993)*
  Verner Nils Gustaf Nelson (1905 - 1970)*
  William Conrad August Nelson (1907 - 1967)*
 
 Siblings:
  Agneta Nilsson (1855 - 1855)*
  Anders Nilsson (1856 - 1946)*
  Johanna Waldemarsson Larsson (1858 - 1939)*
  Botilla (1861 - 1861)*
  Nils Nilsson Waldemarsson (1862 - 1898)*
  Emilia Waldemarsson Persson (1864 - 1918)*
  Anna Katarina Waldemarsson Åkerblom (1866 - 1941)*
  Maria (1868 - 1869)*
  Mathilda (1870 - 1872)*
  Matilda Mathilda Waldemarsson Nelson (1872 - 1950)
  Augusta Waldemarsson (1874 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
MOTHER
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Gravesite is located in Section 3, about midway between the two large trees, not too far south of the roadway.
 
Created by: Tom Nelson
Record added: Feb 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34032114
Matilda <i>Mathilda Waldemarsson</i> Nelson
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Matilda <i>Mathilda Waldemarsson</i> Nelson
Added by: Tom Nelson
 
Matilda <i>Mathilda Waldemarsson</i> Nelson
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