RFI on parents and family of the Nels Edward Nelsons of Maple, Douglas County, Wisconsin (1900-1910): FATHER: Edwin Nelson of Norway, possibly Oslo area. MOTHER: Katherine of Norway. (Obitituary, however, says she lived her entire life in Wisconsin - except for last months!) Born: 12 January 1830.Died: 19 November 1919 in Carson, Skamania County, Washington.
SON - NELS EDWARD NELSON - - Born: 29 June 1874, at Clayton, Polk Co., Wisconsin. - Died: 25 May 1940, Carson, Skamania County, Washington. - Married: Harriet Mae White on 15 April 1899, at Hayward, Sawyer County, Wisconsin. - Child born in Hayward - Edwin Benjamin Nelson 19Jan1900. ** Five children born at Maple - **Katherine Effie Nelson 19Aug1901 - **Helen Mabel Nelson 05Mar1903 - **John Leroy Nelson 03May1904 - **Bessie Jane Nelson 18Apr1906 - **Martha Olive Nelson 30Jun1907. (Five more children were born at Carson, Skamania County, Washington.)
DAUGHTER - MARTHA NELSON - -no details other than she lived-
DAUGHTER - HANNAH -or- JOHANNAH - - Born: 31 December 1867, likely in Wisconsin. - Died: 28 May 1891, St. Paul, Minnesota. - Married: Eric Gustaf ANDERSON. (Mr. Anderson was 24 October 1861.) The Anderson's son, Edwin Raymond Clarence ANDERSON 16 October 1887, had died some time after his mother. (Their family bible became the Nels Nelson family bible.)