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Elsie M. Anderson
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Birth: 1877, Denmark
Death: 1926
Douglas County
Minnesota, USA

daughter of Jens Christian Anderson, and Anne Catherine Nielsen. (spelling variations in Denmark)
born about 1877 or 1878
Elsine Maria Andersen
County: Hjørring
District: Dronninglund
Parish: Skæve

In 1880 was a census in Denmark, and this shows the family:

Hjørring county, Dronninglund, Skæve parish, Birkholtsmark (place in the parish) , , Et hus, 77 (6), FT-1880
Name: Age: Marital status: Occupation in household: Occupation: Birth place:
Jens Kristian Andersen 32 Gift Husfader, Husejer, Daglejer i Agerbr[ug] Her i sognet
Ane Katrine Nielsen 32 Gift Hans Kone Her i sognet
Karoline Kristine Andersen 7 Ugift [Deres Børn] Her i sognet
Elsine Maria Andersen 2 Ugift [Deres Børn] Her i sognet

They were all born there in the parish, they owned their house. Jens Kristian Andersen age 32, married head of household, homeowner, working for others as a day laborer in farm work.
His wife is Ane Katrine Nielsen, age 32.
Karoline Kristine Andersen, age 7 (in 1880)
Elsine Maria Andersen, age 2 (in 1880)

The daughter Elsine Maria Andersen, born about 1878 in Denmark, shows up with this same couple on the 1900 Minnesota census, as a 23 year old, still at home.

name: Jens C Anderson
titles & terms:
event: Census
event date: 1900
event place: ED 29 Alexandria Township (excl. Alexandria village), Douglas, Minnesota, United States
birth date: Nov 1847
birthplace: Denmark
relationship to head of household: Head
father's birthplace: Denmark
mother's birthplace: Denmark
race or color (standardized): White
gender: Male
marital status: Married
years married: 28
estimated marriage year: 1872
mother how many children:
number living children:
immigration year: 1884
page: 7
sheet letter: A
family number: 128
reference number: 25
film number: 1240762
digital folder number: 004120273
image number: 00304
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Jens C Anderson M 53 Denmark
wife Anna C Anderson F 53 Denmark
son Nels C Anderson M 15 Minnesota
daughter Else M Anderson F 23 Denmark
son Anders C Anderson M 12 Minnesota

Here she is on the 1910 census, still not married.
name: Else M Anderson
birthplace: Denmark
relationship to head of household: Daughter
residence: Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota
marital status: Single
race : White
gender: Female
immigration year: 1884
father's birthplace: Denmark
mother's birthplace: Denmark
family number: 67
page number: 3
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Jens C Anderson M 63y Denmark
wife Ane K Anderson F 63y Denmark
dau Else M Anderson F 32y Denmark
son Nels C Anderson M 25y Minnesota
son Andrew C Anderson M 21y Minnesota
Family links: 
  Jens Christian Anderson (1847 - 1928)
  Anne C. Anderson (1847 - 1922)
  Caroline Christine Anderson Martin (1872 - 1945)*
  Elsie M. Anderson (1877 - 1926)
  Elise Thomine Anderson Jensen (1882 - 1970)*
  Nels Christian Anderson (1885 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
Nelson Cemetery
Douglas County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Sec. 2, Blk 38, lot 1W
GPS (lat/lon): 45.87784, -95.2539
Created by: Rose
Record added: Oct 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98441574
Elsie M. Anderson
Added by: Rose
Elsie M. Anderson
Added by: Rose
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