Obit: Nelson, Henry (1852 - 1920)

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----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Wis.) 02/26/1920

Nelson, Henry (6 APR 1852 - 20 FEB 1920)

Henry Nelson died at his home in the village of Abbotsford, Wis. on Feb. 20, 1920. Mr. Nelson was born in Skean, Norway on April 6, 1852 and when but a young lad came to America and was reared to manhood at Port Washington, Wis. In Aug. 1880 he was married to Miss Anna Hanson and the next year they came north and settled on a farm a mile west of Abbotsford, where thye continued to live until about two years ago when they moved into the village.

Mr. Nelson was a father of eight children, two died in infancy and one son passed away a year ago last October. Thus, he leaves to mourn him a wife, two sons and three daughters, three brothers, a sister and eight grandchildren, besides many other relatives and friends.

The funeral was held from the Union Church in Abbotsford on last Monday afternoon at 2:30 and his remains laid to rest in the Abbotsford Cemetery.

Those from out of town who attended the funeral were Mrs. Wm. Schulz of Cornell, Miss Luella, Mrs. Anna Nelson and child of Tuttle, N.D., Ole Nelson of St. Paul, Andrew Nelson of Wilson, Wis. and Herbert Nelson of Chippewa Falls.



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