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Personal notebook of Laust Nielsen

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Date: About 1865 to about 1888
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Contents

Introduction

This very fragile and badly damaged notebook was found in a box of family records from Lewis Nelson. It contains birth information of Laust Nielsen's family - his wife Susanna Schmidt and their three children. There are other personal notes as well. The notebook contains writing in three languages - Danish, German, and English.

The notebook is currently in storage to protect it from further damage. Pages will be added as they are photographed.

Cite as: [[Space:Personal_notebook_of_Laust_Nielsen|Laust Nielsen's Notebook]]. Currently in the possession of [[Eis-27|Walter Eis]]. Contains information about [[Nielsen-6743|Laust Nielsen]], his wife, and their children.



Title Page
Laust Nielsen Has served me in a year, and has proven fidelity So I am hereby well pleased with him. Nørre Vollum 8 September 1865 Anders Laursen.
Page 11 - Personal Reference
Page 12 - Birth information for Susanna Schmidt
Niels Bennedict(?) Nelson was born May 5 1880 3 [unknown] [unknown] son of Lewis Nelson and mother Susana Schmidt in McPherson McPherson Co Kansas
Page 13 - Birth information for N B Nelson
Lena S Nelson November 11 1882 [11 O'clock at night] daughter of Lewis Nelson and mother Susana Schmidt in McPherson McPherson Co Kansas
Page 14 - Birth information for Lena S. Nelson
Little son Johnne Lewes Nelson was born January 4 morning 2 o'clock 1888 and died February 28 half past 2 o'clock pm 1888 son of Lewes Nelson and mother Susana Schmidt in McPherson McPherson Co Kansas
Page 15 - Birth and death information for Johnne Nelson

Title Page

Page 11

[Danish] This is a job or personal reference from an employer or master in Denmark. There is no mention of what job or service Laust performed.

Translation

Laust Nielsen Has served me in a year, and has proven fidelity So I am hereby well pleased with him. Nørre Vollum 8 September 1865 Anders Laursen.

Page 12

[German] This appears to be about Susanna Schmidt, Laust's wife.

Translation

Page is untranslated, although Susana's birth is recorded - the date (15 January 1861), and Susana Schmidt geboren (born).

Page 13

[German and Danish] Birth information about Nels Nelson

Translation

Niels Bennedict(?) Nelson was born May 5 1880 3 [unknown] [unknown] son of Lewis Nelson and mother Susana Schmidt in McPherson McPherson Co Kansas

Page 14

[German and Danish] Birth information about Lena Nelson

Translation

Lena S Nelson November 11 1882 [11 O'clock at night] daughter of Lewis Nelson and mother Susana Schmidt in McPherson McPherson Co Kansas|size=m}}

Page 15

[German and Danish] Birth and death of Johnne Nelson. Johnne lived less than two months. The addition of a note at the top of the page - Little son, seems to show the depth of the loss.

Translation

Little son Johnne Lewes Nelson was born January 4 morning 2 o'clock 1888 and died February 28 half past 2 o'clock pm 1888 son of Lewes Nelson and mother Susana Schmidt in McPherson McPherson Co Kansas.





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