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Nelson Family

Norwegian Settlement
Early Immigrant

1850 Census
Otto (Aad), 30; Christena, 30; Christian, 2 years old
Notes:   Brother of Nils and Christian Nelson

He also built a Quaker (Friends) Church.  This could be his home or the church.

Chierstin Nelson
May 10, 1819 - March 11, 1907
Mrs. Wad Nelson, died at the home of her son-in-law, B.T. Nelson.
Mrs. Nelson had continuously lived on one farm in Lee county for 58 years.
She was a member of the Friends church all of her life.
Mr. Nelson died eighteen years ago, after living all of the time
he had been in this country on the farm his wife continued to live on.

See also Scandinavian Cemetery

Contributed by Robert Leu, great grandson of Aad (Wad) Nelson
Note from contributor: The fence makes me think of a church.
It would be a place to tie the horses during the church service.

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