Madison County - Genealogy Trails





Johannes Nilsson Family



Johannes Nilsson came to America from Sweden and settled near Newman Grove, Madison County, Nebraska.  


He married Clara Sophia Carlström 06 Feb 1889, and had a large family, eleven children. One infant died.  


A number of his brothers and sisters also came from Sweden, but only two are known, Josef and Vendla.

His name was Anglicized to John Nelson.  His immigration record reads as follows:

First Name:  JOHANNES
Last Name:  NILSSON
Age: 29  Gender M
Parish:  VAXJO   County: G
Title/Note:  TORPARE
Date:  1881  05 05
Destination:  STILLWATER
Fellows: JA




** Please be sure and take a look at the "Obituaries" page, for Johannes obituary.




Source: 1881:1870:56

Transcribed and Contributed by:  Janet M Nelson/Kim Torp