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Re: [maineswedishcolony] Re: Martha M Nelson & another Martha

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  • newswede@maine.rr.com
    ... I m going to pass on this information to a fellow genealogist who may be able to help you more.It may take awhile!! Have patience!
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      ---- sylejmanikina <sylejmanikina@...> wrote:
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      > Yes, geneaology is indeed amazing.
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      > I am not sure that I have the right birth date on "my" Martha M Nelson but I have been told that she was born 1901 August 24 and that she was 2-3 years old when the family left Sweden and came to the USA.
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      > One of the children to Martha M. Nelson and Carl Gustaf Anderson was Viola Peary of Washburn.
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      > I would appreciate if anyone knew anything about Martha M. Nelson.
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      I'm going to pass on this information to a fellow genealogist who may be able to help you more.It may take awhile!! Have patience!
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      > Christina. S.
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      > --- In maineswedishcolony@yahoogroups.com, <newswede@...> wrote:
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      > > I also had a Martha Nelson in my family! My mother's maiden name was Osell and this was an older sister. This Martha married
      > > a John Nelson from Stockholm, Maine. The Osell's came from Sweden in 1888.
      > > This is what makes genealogy
      > > ---- jethompson33@... wrote:
      > >
      > > > Hello :)
      > > >
      > > > My great-aunt's name was also Martha Nelson, but middle initial I (for
      > > > Isabella), born in New Sweden about 1888 to Johan Nilsson and Pernilla
      > > > (Nellie) Persdotter Nygren - of Svenstrop and Vasby (Malmo) Sweden respectively.
      > > >
      > > > "My" Martha was the sister to my grandmother, Carolina Albertina Nelson
      > > > (Nillsson), born in New Sweden March 9, 1886. Two older brothers - Philip
      > > > and Emil - were born about 1876 and 1878 in Portland, Maine before the family
      > > > moved to New Sweden. Two other sisters, Ellen and Mary, were born in New
      > > > Sweden in 1881 and 1883, respectively.
      > > >
      > > > Geneaology is amazing, isn't it! It gives one a sense of continuity with
      > > > preceding generations.
      > > >
      > > > Linda Thompson
      > > > (Wayland, MA)
      > >
      > > So Linda, are you related to Ralph Ostlund and Gerry Nelson from New Sweden?
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > In a message dated 3/18/2012 6:40:04 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
      > > > sylejmanikina@... writes:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Hello!
      > > >
      > > > I have this information:
      > > >
      > > > Martha M. Nelson was born 1901 August 24 (according to what I've been told)
      > > > and her father's name was Carl Nelson and Martha were born in Sweden. They
      > > > emigrated to North America around 1901-1903.
      > > > Martha (Martha Nelson of New Sweden) was later married to Carl David
      > > > Anderson
      > > > (born in Woodland, Maine).
      > > > Carl David's parents were Carl Gustaf Anderson and Wilhelmina Josephina
      > > > Svalstedt.
      > > >
      > > > What I wonder about is if anyone knows anything about Martha M. Nelson,
      > > > and if
      > > > I have the right birth date on her? Does anyone know anything about her
      > > > family
      > > > (father, mother, siblings)?
      > > >
      > > > Best regards,
      > > > Christina Sylejmani
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
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