John Gustaf Vasa Nelson 1883-1961

Fram Laborer.

Vasa had a mental problem which got worse over the years and made it impossible to live on his own. His uncle, Elias Peterson, had the same problem. He lived with Rudolf and later with Earl on the home farm.


  • 08 Mar 1883 born , Parkers Prairie, Otter Tail County, Minnesota.
  • 14 Aug 1961 (age 78) died , Parkers Prairie, Otter Tail County, Minnesota.


Grandfather Nils Daniel Andersson 1807-1869

Grandmother Martha Sarah Johansdotter 1808-1888

Grandfather Peter Eliasson 1806-1844

 Grandmother Sara Magnusdotter 1813-


Father Anders Peter Nelson 1835-1914

Mother Johanna Christina Petersdotter 1841-1917

Siblings Helena Charlotta Judith Nelson 1860-1920, Eva Christina Wilhelmina Nelson 1865-1930, Nels Peter Rudolf Nelson 1873-1938, Martha Sarah Betsey Amanda Nelson 1875-1953, John Andrew Reynold Nelson 1880-1952, John Gustaf Vasa Nelson 1883-1961,



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