Individual Record 2995

Name}   Neilson, Lillian Elizabeth Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Fam 18 Sep 1912 Place} Perth Amboy, New Jersey
Marr.: Date}   Place}      
Death: Date} Exa 26 Nov 1999 Place} Metuchen, Middlesex, New Jersey
Burial: Date} Aft 26 Nov 1999 Place}  
  Grave Marker}  
Source 1} 524 = Interview
Source 2} 469 = 1920 USA cen
Source 3} 1002=1930 USA cen
Source 4} 1425=City directory
Source 5} 1419=1940 USA cen
Source 6} 1004=Index
Source 7} 999 = S.S. record
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Source 9}  
Source 10} 
Parents: } Nels Oscar Neilson & Margaret Johansen
   Relationship No.} 1084
1st Household No.} 584 = Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey
      Occupation 1} Librarian
       Occupation 2}  
Spouses:   Prime} Nelson, Hildour
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Lillian Elizabeth Neilsen was born 18 Sep 1912 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.  Her parents were Nels Oscar Neilson and Margaret Johansen.  Her brother Fred Gordon was born in 1914, and sister Helen Mildred in 1917.  When her father Nels registered for the World War I draft in 1918, the family was living at 207 Grant Street, Perth Amboy, New Jersey.

In the 1920 USA census, Lillian's family was renting a residence at 199 Grant Street, Perth Amboy, New Jersey.  Her father was an insurance agent.  Her sister Cecilia Faith was born in 1923, and sister Ruth Margaret in 1924.  In 1927, the family was living at 444 Steadman Place, Perth Amboy.

In the 1930 USA census, Lillian's family was living at 556 New Brunswick Avenue, Perth Amboy, New Jersey.  Her father was a shipping clerk for the local chemical works.  Lillian was 18 years old and working as a librarian.  Her brothers and sisters were in school.  In the 1935 Perth Amboy, New Jersey, City Directory, the family was living at 429 Lawton Place, Perth Amboy.  Her father was listed as a clerk, she was a librarian, and her brother Fred was a clerk.

Lillian married Hildour Nelson, date unknown.  In the 1940 USA census, Lillian and Hildour were living at 455 Lawrie Street, Perth Amboy.  Hildour was working at an electrical plant, and Lillian was a public librarian.  The census indicates that they were at the same address in 1935.  Also living with them was her father-in-law Remus Nelson, a painter, her mother Margaret, and sisters Cecilia and Ruth.  Lillian had had two years of college education.

Nothing more is known about the marriage.  In 1987, Lillian was living at 2 Juniper Street, Metuchen, New Jersey, using her maiden name Neilson.  Lillian died 26 Nov 1999, her last residence being Metuchen.  Her burial site is unknown.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} College, 2 yrs     or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated}   6 Jun 2013
Date Created}    7 May 2013
Copyright © 2013 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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