Christian Peter Nielsen, the only son of Carl Marius Nielsen & Elsie Kirstine Pedersdatter, was born at Hjorring, Hjorring, Denmark on 8 Oct. 1871. Bapt. at Hjorring on 18 Nov. 1871. Christian had one sister, that I know of, named Johanne Elisabeth Nielsen, born 13 Nov. 1872, bapt. 23 Feb. 1873. Christian Peter Nielsen died 1st Feb. 1917 from pneumonia at the age of 46 years. He was married with Johanne Christine Ericksen on 15 Oct. 1891 (1892?) in Denmark. They first went to Chicago and then Pentwater, MI, Racine WI and finally Beaver Dam. There were three children. One died in Racine at 4 months. Two sons survived: Carl and Niels. Johanna Nielsen, daughter of Niel Erickson, was born in Denmark 26 Dec. 1892. She died at Milwaukee 29th Dec. 1938. She moved to Milawukee about 1919. About a year before she died, she moved to Watertown to be near her son and family. Her son Niels, of Watertown, survived along with 4 grandchildren and 2 brothers, James and Christ.