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Charlie M. Nelson 1854-1922


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 3/19/2014 at 21:53:49

Charley [Charlie] Nelson was born in Sweden Sept. 25, 1853 [per gravestone 1854]. He came to Boone County, Iowa in 1877 where he spent about 4 years then he came to Emmet County Iowa. He farmed for some time near Ringsted and in Dickinson County. Then he entered the employ of the C.R. I. and P. working for them for 19 years part of the time at Gruver and part at Estherville. He was married July 10, 1892 at Ringsted, Iowa. To this union was born seven children of whom six are living. Mr. Nelson has been in failing health the last six years. About two years ago he moved here to Estherville from Gruver, where his wife faithfully cared for him until the end. He passed away the morning of July 5th. He leaves to mourn his loss besides his wife, six children: Mrs. Harth ]Hartle], Midland, S.D., Mrs. Peter Gercia, E. Bakersfield, Calif.; Mrs. A.K. Aanonson, Emmet county, Iowa; Mrs. C.G.F. Hanson, Cedar Falls, Iowa; Gust of Midland, S.D. and Henry of Cedar Falls, Iowa. Funeral services were conducted at the Lutheran church by Rev. S.A. Berge Friday afternoon July 7. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, July 12, 1922 / Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, July 12, 1922) )


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