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Nels Benson
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1876
Skåne län, Sweden
Death: Dec. 16, 1958
Wadena County
Minnesota, USA

Nels Benson was the first of two children born to Boel Larsdotter (Sovde, Malmohus, Sweden)who was renamed Betsey Larson Benson (English name) and Jens Benson. He immigrated with his parents to America in 1881 along with his maternal grandfather Lars Knutson when he was 2 yrs. old. From all records, Nils never married. He farmed in Otter Tail County, MN. He was taught English as soon as possible. He was a member of the Nidaros Lutheran Church. He died in Cliterall, MN. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jens Benson (1843 - 1926)
  Betsey Larsson Benson (1843 - 1905)
 
 Sibling:
  Nels Benson (1876 - 1958)
  Oscar Benson (1883 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Nidaros Lutheran Church Cemetery
Clitherall
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
 
Maintained by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Originally Created by: Marjorie
Record added: Feb 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65754160
Nels Benson
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