Big changes have come to Genealogy.com — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Nissen Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Sw-Finn NISSEN 1890+ in Chicago and MN
Posted by: Charlotte Kibbie Date: July 30, 2000 at 21:17:42
  of 301

I am seeking info regarding 3 sisters (my g-aunts) who came to the United States together
and with other siblings in 1890.

Maria Karolina NISSEN or NISEN
born 1 Jun 1869 - Narpes, Vasa, Fnld
died before 1961
married JOHNSON
Note: "Aunt Mary and her family lived in Chicago for a good many years."
from a letter dated Apr. 1985

Anna Lisa NISSEN or NISEN
born 6 Nov 1871 - Narpes, Vasa, Fnld
died before 1963
married ANDERSON
children: William, John, Esther and Arthur
Note:"Aunt Anna and her family lived in Isle, Minn.They lived on a
farm...She was a nice person." from a letter dated Apr. 1985. Anna in
Ishpeming, Michigan in 1891. Perhaps died in Isle, Mille Lacs Co., MN.
Children not listed in any particular order.

Vendla Johanna NISSEN (NISEN)
born 4 Nov 1884 - Kalax, Narpes, Vasa, Fnld
died before 1975
married NELSON who died before June 1947
children: had 6
"Aunt Vendla had 4 daughters and 2 sons. Lived in Chicago for a good many
years. Aunt Vendla came for our father's funeral in June 1947; she was a
widow then. One of the daughters married about 1950 and had a son. The young
family visited Sacramento, Calif. the summer of 1952."( to see Sigrid NISEN
ABBANAT, a cousin) from a letter dated Apr. 1985.

The brother who is my grandfather, John NISEN settled in Biwabik, St.Louis Co., MN.
Other brothers include Karl Oskar and Josef Leonard.


Followups:

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/nissen/messages/59.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network