Nels Morton HANSON
Born: Abt. Mar. 1871 - Place: Alborg, Denmark
Died: Abt. 1942 - Place: ......., ......
Buried: .Abt. 1942 - Place: Neeley, Nebraska
Father: Jorgen HANSON
Mother: Bertha G. UNKNOWN
!US CENSUS 1900: Vol 15 ED321 Sheet 12 Line 15; South Dakota, Turner Co.,
Swan Lake Township; 3 July 1900.
This information state that Ida May had 3 children on the day of the census
The sheet only listed two: Grace and Bertha G. It also listed 2 farm laborers
as living on the property: Samuel (1-1873 MO) and Jack (8-1876 MO) BOWEN.
It stated that Nels father was from Denmark and his mother from Denmark,
Ida May's father was from Indiana and mother was from Denmark. It also stated that
they had been married for 5 years. The dwelling was #176
!US CENSUS 1910: Vol ED106 Sheet 1250 line 15; Stanley Co, South Dakota.;
Township 109 Range 79 W; 18th June 1910. Married 15 years with 6 children only 5
listed, Grace R, Jennett B, Alma N, Lenore K and Walter H. Nels is listed as being
Clerk (Lease Cash Sales) Land Office. Owned farm by Mortgage and came to the USA
from Denmark in 1872 with his father, Jorgen.
Comments from Eugene Hanson: Family name was changed at entry to US from HANSEN
to HANSON. Nels was a good football player at Univ. of Nebraska.