Nicholas J. FOSSEN

Nicholas J. FOSSEN,1, 2, 3 son of Matthias FOSSEN and Catherine WELTER, was born 21 Oct 1872 in Winfield Township, Du Page, Illinois, USA, 3 died 6 Mar 1959 in Indianola, Red Willow, Nebraska, USA 3 at age 86, and was buried in Indianola, Red Willow, Nebraska, USA (Saint Catherine's Catholic Cemetery). 3
• Other names for Nicholas were Nick FOSSEN, 4, 5 Nicholas POSSEN. 6
• He appeared on the census 20 Apr 1910 in Bondville Precinct, Red Willow, .....Nebraska, USA. 7

Nicholas married Margaret "Maggie" Mary COLLING.

May 1908 Baptismal rec for Floyd Nicholas Gillen - Sponsors are Nicholas Fossen and Marie Colling Fossen

1910 United States Federal Census - State: Nebraska, County: Red Willow, City: Bondville Precinct, Call Number/URL: Series: T624, Roll: 853, Part: 3, Page: 134A, 7701 hand written, Enumeration District: 104, Sheet #: 2A, Enumeration Date: 20 Apr 1910, Line Number: 49, Location - Dwelling #: 30, 2. Family #: 30, 3. Name: Fossen, Nicholas, 4. Relationship: Head, Personal Description - 5. Sex: M, 6. Color: W, 7. Age: 37, 8. married, 9. Years of present marriage: 12, Nativity - 12. Place of Birth: Illinois, 13. Father's Place of Birth: Ger-German, 14. Mother's Place of Birth: Ger-German, 17. Able to speak English, Occupation - 18. Trade: Farmer, 19. Nature of industry: General Farm, 20. Employer, employee, on own account : Emp, Education - 23. Able to read & 24. able to write: yes, Ownership of Home - 26. Rented, 28 Farm, 29. # of farm schedule: 26 3 7

Source Citations
1. 130 Years of Collings in America: 1855-1985, Compiler: Jerry D. Colling,
..... first only.
2. Lucille's Collection, Compiler: Lucille (Hand written notes), first only.
3. Evelyn's Collection, Compiler: Evelyn.
4. Ibid, William Colling Family Group Record - Hand Printed Page.
5. Colling Family in America, Jerry D. Colling, M.D. (Obtained from Evelyn),
..... Volume 1, pg. 22, 24.
6. E-mail Message, Richard D. McClung Jr.
7. 1910 United States Federal Census