Obituary - Jennie Nelson (1867)

Obituary - Jennie Nelson (1867)


LeRoy Journal, November 11, 1932


Mrs. Jennie Carlson

Mrs. Jennie Carlson, 65, long time resident of Dawson Township, died at 7:55 Saturday morning at her home five miles north of LeRoy. Her death followed a three days' illness with pneumonia, although she had been an invalid for six years, due to a stroke of paralysis.

Mrs. Carlson's maiden name was Nelson. She was born at Urika, Sweden, April 7, 1867, and came to the United States at the age of 16, settling first at Marengo.

On November 11, 1886 she was married to Charles A. Carlson, who died two years ago. Six children were born to them, five of whom survive: Albert, Andrew, Mrs. Mary Cox and Mrs. Frances Wagers, all living in their home community, and August of Rankin. There are ten grandchildren and two brothers: Andrew Haig, of Ellsworth, and John Peterson, of Portland, Ore.

The funeral services were held from the Methodist Protestant church at Ellsworth, at 1:30 o'clock, Monday afternoon. Rev. William Cutlipp and Rev. Kenneth McConkey officiated. Burial was in Oak Grove cemetery. The escorts were: Lincoln Bullita, Ira Thomas, Ray Whitesell, S. H. Rees, Charles Peterson and Clares Kronsbein. Mrs. Cora Crago, Mrs. Ara Dwason, Miss Edna Peterson and Miss Elsie Bane were in charge of the flowers. Mrs. Harry Millay and Mrs. Fred Bartscht sang "Face to Face" and "Abide With Me," accompanied by Mrs. Floyd Thomas at the piano.

Relatives and friends from away attending were: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Norbeck, Otto Wallis, Nick Anderson, Fred Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. Albert ____ of Bloomington, ____ Charles Coon of Genoa.


November 5, 1932 fell on a Saturday. The underscores in the text were from portions that were unreadable. The first one was an entire line (or multiple lines). The second was the remainder of the line with "of Bloomington."

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Given names Surname Sosa Birth Place Death Age Place Last change
Andrew Victor Carlson
January 20, 1889
133 Downs, IL, US
3 October 21, 1976
45 87 Jackson Heights Nursing Home, Farmer City, IL, US
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:22 AM
Charles August Carlson
February 11, 1856
166 Holman, Gotland, Sweden
6 September 16, 1930
91 74 Brokaw Hospital, Normal, IL, US
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:18 AM
Jennie Matilda Nelson
April 7, 1867
155 Urika, Gotaland, Sweden
6 November 5, 1932
89 65 home, North of Leroy, McClean Co, IL, US
Sunday, November 16, 2014 7:29 PM
Albert Milton Carlson
June 8, 1887
135 Gillum, IL, US
6 June 8, 1975
47 88 St. Joseph Hospital, Bloomington, IL, US
Saturday, June 27, 2020 6:43 AM
Jennie Mary Carlson
January 26, 1892
130 0 March 8, 1963
59 71 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:21 AM
Carl August Carlson
March 1, 1893
129 0 July 19, 1954
67 61 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:24 AM
Frances Amelia Carlson
April 6, 1901
121 2 October 26, 1993
28 92 LeRoy Manor, LeRoy, IL, US
Monday, June 29, 2020 1:46 AM
Given names Surname Age Given names Surname Age Marriage Place Last change
Charles August Carlson
30 Jennie Matilda Nelson
19 135 Sycamore, IL, US
Sycamore, IL, US
6 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:16 AM
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