Notes for Nels Morton Hanson
!US CENSUS 1900: Vol 15 ED 321 Sheet 12 Line 15; South Dakota, Turner Co., Swan Lake Township; 3 July 1900: Nels M. Hanson (b. Mar 1871 - 29 - in Denmark - Occ: Farmer - Fa: Denmark and Mo: Denmark) married 5 years to Ida M. (b. Aug 1873 - 26 - in SD - Fa: Indiana and Mo: Denmark) having 3 children born and 3 still alive. Children listed (born in SD) are: Grace (dau b. Oct 1896 - 3) and Bertha G. (dau b. July 1898 - 1). Also listed are 2 farm laborers: Samuel Bowen (b. Jan1873 - 27 - in MO) and Jack Bowen (b. Aug 1876 - 23 - in MO). The dwelling was #176. He is also listed as coming to the US in 1872 and that he was "naturalized".
!US CENSUS 1910: Vol ED106 Sheet 1250 line 15; Stanley Co, South Dakota.; Township 109 Range 79 W; 18th June 1910, lines 15-20: Nels M. Hanson (b. Mar 1871 - 29 - in Denmark - Occ: Farmer - Fa: Denmark and Mo: Denmark) 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.
!US Census 1920 (16 January) South Dakota, Stanley Co., Fort Pierre City Ward 3, Roll T625_1724, SD 3 ED 190, Page 7A, House No. 114 Deadwood St., Lines 9-18: Nels M Hanson (b. 1873 - 47 - in SD - Occ: Real Estate Salesman - Fa: Denmark and Mo: Denmark) married to Ida (b. 1876 - 44 - in SD - Fa: IN and Mo: Denmark). Children listed (born in SD) are: Grace (dau b. 1897 - 23 - Occ: Confection Merchant); Jeanette (dau b. 1899 - 21 - Occ: Confection Merchant); Lenore (dau b. 1903 - 17); Walter (son b. 1905 - 15); Geraldine (dau b. 1908 - 12); Eugene (son b. 1912 - 8); Josephine (dau b. 1914 - 6); and Rachel (dau b. July 1917 - 2 5/12).
********Nels not listed here*******
!US Census 1930 (12 April) California, Los Angeles Co., Los Angeles, Roll T626_138, SD 16 ED 19-147, Page 31A, House No. 2767 Moore, Lines 8-16: Ida Hanson (b. 1877 - 53 - in SD - Fa: IN and Mo: Denmark) married at age of 19. Children listed (born in SD - Fa: Denmark and Mo: SD) are: Geraldine (dau b. 1909 - 21 - Occ: Telephone Operator); Eugene (son b. 1912 - 18 - Occ: Author Publishing Co.); Josephine (dau b. 1914 - 16); Rachael (dau b. 1918 - 12); Marjory (dau b. 1920 - 10); and Jeannette Landis (dau b. 1901 - 29 - Occ: Telephone Operator) with children (born in SD - Fa: AL and Mo: SD listed as: Grace (granddau b. 1922 - 8); and Andrew (grandson b. 1924 - 6)
Burial is suggested to be NORTH DAKOTA??? and in 1944
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