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John Fredrick Nielsen

Redding, Shasta County, California, USA
Death 27 Apr 1975 (aged 78)
Redding, Shasta County, California, USA
Burial Redding, Shasta County, California, USA
Plot Section RA13
Memorial ID 131655825 · View Source
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Married Dorothea 'Detta' Martha Junkans November 21, 1919 in Redding.

The couple had two daughters: Janice Dorothea, born July 25, 1923, and Marie Antoinette, born June 15, 1925.

Janice married John Elbert Kite in 1944 and died November 12, 1966 during the birth of her 7th child, who also died. She was buried in Redding.

John founded Shasta Auto Sales (Nielsen Motor Co.) in the old Post Office building, which now houses the Shasta Historical Society.

Owner operator of Nielsen Logging Co. from 1941 to 1951; he was also involved with the Redding Chamber of Commerce and a member of Rotary and the Elks.

~source: Shasta Historical Society

According to his signature and information he provided on his WWII registration card, he spelled his middle name Fredrick.

Gravesite Details grave is unmarked




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