Johannes Nilsson came to
America from Sweden and settled near Newman Grove, Madison County,
He married Clara Sophia Carlström 06
Feb 1889, and had a large
family, eleven children. One infant died.
number of his brothers and
sisters also came from Sweden, but only two are known, Josef and Vendla.
name was Anglicized to John Nelson. His immigration record reads
First Name: JOHANNES
Last Name: NILSSON
Parish: VAXJO County: G
Date: 1881 05 05
Please be sure and take a look at the "Obituaries"
page, for Johannes obituary.
and Contributed by: Janet M Nelson/Kim