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
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
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.
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