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Ancestors of Arthur Henry Paulson

Generation No. 2


      2. Anders Paulsen, born 18 Jan 1862 in Grurup Parish, Thisted County, Denmark; died 31 Dec 1920 in Badger Township, Kingsbury County, South Dakota, USA. He was the son of 4. Paul Sorensen and 5. Karen Peders Datter. He married 3. Helene Marie Paulsen 27 Apr 1899 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

      3. Helene Marie Paulsen, born 27 Jun 1873 in Norre Sejerslev, Emmerlev Parish,Hojer District, Tonder County, Denmark; died 14 May 1951 in Brookings, Brookings County, South Dakota, USA. She was the daughter of 6. Hans Mathiesen Paulsen and 7. Pauline Marie Tygesen.

Notes for Anders Paulsen:
Naturalization document on hand gives 1888 date, whereas the 1900 Illinois census lists 1879 date with 20 years in US. It is believed he immigrated in 1879, was Naturalized in 1888.

Anders died before his son Arthur met Frances Severson.


More About Anders Paulsen:
Burial location: Jan 1921, United Cemetery, near Badger, Kingsbury County, South Dakota
Cause of Death: Kidney problems
Christening: 26 Jan 1862, Grurup Parish, Thisted County, Denmark
Confirmed: 03 Oct 1875, Bedstad Parish, Thisted County, Denmark
Immigration: 1879, 1900 Illinois census lists 1879 with 20 total years in the US
Naturalization: 21 Sep 1888, Naturalized at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois by County Clerk Henry Best

Notes for Helene Marie Paulsen:
Paulsen was Helene's maiden name as well as her married name. Two brothers and two sisters survived her, they were Andrew (d. 1958 ), Martin (d. 1976 ), Christine "Stina" (d. 1970) and Laurine "Rena" (d. 1978).

According to her son's (Arthur) birth certificate, she was born in Germany. This is probably incorrect.

Pallbearers at her funeral were: Clinton Nielsen, Lyle Nielsen, Charles Nielsen, Elden Nielsen, Jerry Ikast, and Homer Prunty

More About Helene Marie Paulsen:
Burial: 17 May 1951, United Cemetery, Arlington, South Dakota
Burial location: 17 May 1951, United Cemetery, near Badger, SD, USA
Cause of Death: bone cancer
Christening: 16 Aug 1862, Denmark - Emmerlev Parish, Tonder County
Immigration: 1849, 1900 Illinois census lists 25 total years in the US with Naturalization occuring in 1874
Naturalization: 1874, 1900 Illinois census lists this year with 25 total years in the US

Marriage Notes for Anders Paulsen and Helene Paulsen:
1900 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois census taken June 12th
Ward 34 District 1125 119th St.
Surname Given age sex marital occupation born Year Nat.
Paulson Andr** 38 male M 1yr day laborer Jan 1862 Denmark 1879 (20yr in US)
Paulson Maria* 26 wife M 1yr Jun 1873 Denmark 1874 (25yr in US)
(blank) Paulson^ 21 s-in-law S Sep 1878 Iowa

** last two letters in Andrew's first name are illegible
* Maria lists 0 children born 0 children alive - she is pregnant with Emma at this time.
^ Paulson was in the first name line; Lena's sister Christine was visiting to help with the baby's arrival.

More About Anders Paulsen and Helene Paulsen:
Marriage: 27 Apr 1899, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
     
Children of Anders Paulsen and Helene Paulsen are:
  i.   Emma Carolina Paulson, born 25 Jun 1900 in Calumet Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA -- 119th street, House #1006; died 28 Oct 1959 in Brookings, Brookings County, South Dakota, USA; married Niels Chris Nielsen 30 Dec 1921 in Home of Helene Marie Paulsen, Hetland, Kingsbury County, South Dakota; born 23 Sep 1895 in near Arlington, Brookings County, South Dakota, USA --on a farm; died 03 Sep 1963 in Brookings, Brookings County, South Dakota, USA.
  More About Emma Carolina Paulson:
Burial: 31 Oct 1959, Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Kingsbury County, South Dakota

  Notes for Niels Chris Nielsen:
[Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 3, Social Security Records: U.S., SS Death Benefit Records, Surnames Beginning with N, Date of Import: Aug 11, 1996, Internal Ref. #1.112.3.28241.11]

Individual: Nielsen, Niels
Birth date: Sep 23, 1895
Death date: Sep 1963
Social Security #: 504-38-3690
Last residence: SD
State of issue: SD


  More About Niels Chris Nielsen:
Burial: 06 Sep 1963, Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Kingsbury County, South Dakota
Certificate issued: State of issue: SD
Social Security #: Social Security #: 504-38-3690

  More About Niels Nielsen and Emma Paulson:
Marriage: 30 Dec 1921, Home of Helene Marie Paulsen, Hetland, Kingsbury County, South Dakota

  ii.   Edith Marie Paulson, born 30 Dec 1901 in Brookings, Brookings County, South Dakota, USA; died 12 Mar 1991 in Manteca, San Joaquin County, California; married (1) Paul R. Franklin 14 Apr 1931; died 10 Jan 1936; married (2) Seth Thomas Moody Aug 1939; born 22 Sep 1907 in Texas; died 14 May 1996 in Manteca, San Joaquin County, California.
  Notes for Edith Marie Paulson:
Edith is listed as "Edith Franklin Moody" in the California Death Index. Franklin was her first husband's surname.

  More About Paul Franklin and Edith Paulson:
Marriage: 14 Apr 1931

  iii.   Lillian Ruth Paulson, born 23 Apr 1904 in Badger Township, Kingsbury County, South Dakota, USA; died 11 Jul 1985 in Brookings, Brookings County, South Dakota; married (1) Lukrecian L. Uzell 01 Aug 1925; born Jul 1899 in Iowa; died 30 Oct 1948 in Kingsbury County, South Dakota; married (2) Charles Arthur Taylor 26 Nov 1969 in Brookings, Brookings County, South Dakota, USA; born 28 Jul 1913 in Ithaca, New York; died 27 Jul 1998.
  Notes for Lillian Ruth Paulson:
Lillian's funeral card read:
"Lillian Ruth Paulsen Taylor was born April 23, 1904, near Badger, South Dakota, to Andrew and Helena Marie (Paulsen) Paulsen. She died Thursday morning, July 11, 1985, at the Brookings Hospital at the age of 81 years, 1 month, and 19 days.
Mrs. Taylor farmed with her first husband, Luke Uzell, near Badger from 1924 until 1948. He died in 1948. She worked in sales for J.C. Penney, Inc. in Brookings from 1949 until 1969. On November 26, 1969, she married Charles A. Tayor Jr. in Brookings.
She was a member of First Church of God, Women of Church of God, Ki-Wives International, Senior Citizens, and the Brookings Hospital Auxiliary, for which she at one time operated the gift cart.
Survivors include her husband, Charles A. Taylor Jr. of Brookings; a step-son, David C. Taylor, of Seattle, Washington; step-daughter, Betty C. Schitoskey and step-son-in-law, Frank Schitoskey, of Albuquerque, New Mexico; three step=grandchildren; and two sister: Bernice Cox of Castlewood, South Dakota and Mrs. S.T. (Edith) Moody of Manteca, California."
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  More About Lillian Ruth Paulson:
Burial: 15 Jul 1985, Greenwood Cemetery, Brookings, Brookings County, South Dakota
Immigration: 1868, 1900 Iowa census

  More About Lukrecian L. Uzell:
Cause of Death: suicide

  More About Lukrecian Uzell and Lillian Paulson:
Marriage: 01 Aug 1925

  1 iv.   Arthur Henry Paulson, born 12 Nov 1906 in Badger Township, Kingsbury County, South Dakota; died 26 Nov 1972 in Arlington, Kingsbury County, South Dakota; married Frances Leora Severson 22 Aug 1936 in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana.
  v.   Harold Paulson, born 19 Apr 1908 in Badger Township, Kingsbury County, South Dakota, USA; died Stillborn in Badger Township, Kingsbury County, South Dakota, USA.
  vi.   Bernice Anine Paulson, born 11 Nov 1910 in Badger Township, Kingsbury County, South Dakota, USA; died 25 Jan 1998 in Watertown, Codington County, South Dakota; married Roy Foster Cox 24 Dec 1937 in Prescott, Arizona; born 15 May 1909 in Arizona; died 27 Oct 1984 in Castlewood, Hamlin County, South Dakota.
  Notes for Bernice Anine Paulson:
Bernice Paulson spent her early years and received her education at Badger, South Dakota. She later graduated from Arlington High School in Arlington, SD, in 1928. Bernice received her two-year teaching degree from General Beadle College in Madison, SD. She taught rural schools in Brookings and Kingsbury Counties from 1931 to 1936.

Bernice was united in marriage to Roy Cox on December 24, 1937, in Prescott, Arizona. After their marriage they lived near Flagstaff, AZ, where she was employed as a bookkeeper at Sears. They moved to South Dakota in 1945 and farmed near Doland until moving to a farm in Florence Township near Castlewood, SD, in 1951. They retired from farming in 1979.

Roy passed away on October 27, 1984, and Bernice continued to live on the farm In the fall of 1997, she moved to the Jenkins Methodist Home in Watertown, SD.

Bernice Cox died on Sunday, January 25, 1998, at the Prairie Lakes Hospital in Watertown. She was 87 years, 2 months, and 14 days old.

Bernice was a member of the Morningside Community Church in Brookings, SD, and enjoyed playing bridge and going to the Senior Center to visit friends. She had a great appreciation for family and enjoyed communicating her vast knowledge and memory of family history with her relatives. Grateful for having shared her life are 10 nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Bernice was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one brother, Art, and three sisters, Emma, Edith, and Lillian


  More About Bernice Anine Paulson:
Burial location: 29 Jan 1998, Castlewood Cemetary, Castlewood, South Dakota
Cause of Death: Liver failure, old age

  More About Roy Foster Cox:
Burial: Oct 1984, Castlewood Cemetary, Castlewood, South Dakota

  More About Roy Cox and Bernice Paulson:
Marriage: 24 Dec 1937, Prescott, Arizona




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