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Surname: Neilson

1899 Directory for Middleboro and Lakeville Massachusetts

Resident and business directory of Middleboro’ and Lakeville, Massachusetts, for 1899. Containing a complete resident, street and business directory, town officers, schools, societies, churches, post offices, notable events in American history, etc. Compiled and published by A. E. Foss & Co., Needham, Massachusetts. The following is an example of what you will find within the images of the directory: Sheedy John, laborer, bds. J. G. Norris’, 35 West Sheehan John B., grocery and variety store, 38 West, h. do. Sheehan Lizzie O., bds. T. B. Sheehan’s, 16 East Main Sheehan Lucy G. B., bds. T. B. Sheehan’s, 16 East...

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Biography of Charles Hugh Neilson, M. D.

Dr. Charles Hugh Neilson, an internist with offices in the Humboldt building in St. Louis, and widely known in educational circles, being now head professor in charge of the department of medicine in the St. Louis University, was born in Sunbury, Ohio, July 19, 1872. His father, A. W. Neilson, was also a native of the Buckeye state and belonged to one of the old families of Ohio of Scotch lineage, the first representative of the name coming to the new world during the colonial epoch in American history. One of the early ancestors in the paternal line served in the Revolutionary war. A. W. Neilson became a successful farmer and stock raiser and is still actively engaged in that business at the age of eighty-three years. In politics he has always been a stanch democrat and has taken an active part in political and civic matters but without aspiration for public office. He married Miss Nellie Alice Schanck, a native of Ohio of Dutch descent. Many generations of the family have been represented on this side of the Atlantic, the family being well known in New Jersey and Ohio. Mrs. Neilson is also living and has reached the age of seventy six years. By her marriage she became the mother of five sons and a daughter and it is a notable fact that the family circle yet remains...

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Biography of Francis Alexander Neilson

Francis A. Neilson was born in Oxford, Mississippi, June 2, 1860, eighth child in a family of twelve of W. S. Neilson, a prominent merchant of Oxford, and before the war a very wealthy man. Francis A. received his education at the State University, leaving his sophomore year at the age of twenty-one, after which he began a mercantile life as book-keeper in a large general merchandise store in Oxford, and remained in this occupation for three years. In 1885 the subject of our sketch went West to Arkansas City, Kansas, and there formed a partnership in the hardware business, but this becoming uncongenial Mr. Neilson went to Bartholsville, Indian Territory, and entered the employment of J. H. Bartles, as book-keeper, and remained three years. In March 1888, he was married to Ella May Pratt, stepdaughter to J. H. Bartles, and immediately moved to Claremore, where he engaged in the mercantile business, which he still continues successfully. Mrs. Neilson’s father was Lucius B. Pratt, eldest son of Rev. John G. Pratt, of an old Boston family, and many years agent to the Delawares. Her mother was Miss Nannie May “Journey Cake,” daughter of Rev. Charles J. Journey Cake, present chief of the Delawares. Mrs. Neilson is a highly educated lady, and is accomplished and refined above the average of her sex. By this marriage Mr. Neilson has two children,...

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Neilson, Fannie Mrs. – Obituary

Died in La Grande Wednesday morning, December 10, 1924, Mrs. Elmer Neilson, age 43 years. Mrs. Neilson was formerly Miss Fannie Logsdon of Union and High Valley. She attended school in Union. After her marriage she moved to La Grande. Eight weeks ago she underwent a severe kidney operation at the Grande Ronde Hospital. She recovered sufficiently to get around and help herself a little, and all at once she began to fail and continued to do so until she passed on. She was at the home of her sister, Mrs. Will Kelley, when the summons came. She is survived by her husband and three children-two daughters and one son, all of school age; an aged mother, two sisters-Mrs. Will Kelley, of La Grande; Mrs. Maude Johnson of Portland, with whom the mother lives; and one brother-Charles Logsdon of Junction City, Oregon. Mrs. Neilson has a host of friends in Union who learn with regret of her passing. The funeral will be held at La Grande, Friday, December 12, at 2 o’clock p.m. those going to La Grande to attend the funeral are Mr. and Mrs. James Webb, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Wheeler and Mrs. Mary Minnick. Undated newspaper item Contributed by: Larry...

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