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Nels A. Johnson family, Hillsboro, N.D.
Nels A. Johnson family, Hillsboro, N.D.
TitleNels A. Johnson family, Hillsboro, N.D.
Date of Original190?
CreatorFuller, Clarence E., 1869-1962
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionFormal studio photograph of a family. The family consists of a man and women with three boys and two daughters. Photograph mounted on a cardboard mount.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Families
Portrait photographs
Subject (LCSH)Norwegian Americans
Personal NameJohnson, Nels A., 1861-1930
Johnson, Anna Thorena Thorsen, 1864-1946
LocationHillsboro (N.D.)
Traill County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number81.6.8
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Dimensions of Original20 x 26 cm.
Publisher of OriginalFuller Studio (Hillsboro, N.D.)
Place of PublicationHillsboro (N.D.)
Transcription"Nels Johnson family. Nels a son of Anders Johnson, Hillsboro" - Handwritten on back of cardboard mount.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
"The people in the picture (from left to right) are: Martin William Johnson, Nels Johnson, Charles Wesley Earl Johnson, Florence Edna Mildred Johnson or Bertha Mae Johnson, Anna Thorena (Thorsen) Johnson, Andrew Francis Johnson, and Florence Edna Mildred Johnson or Bertha Mae Johnson. I don't know which girl is which. Here's the life dates on the family: Nels A. Johnson, son of Anders and Gonner Johnson, b. July 17, 1861, in Furnes, Vang, Hedmark, Norway; d. July 29, 1930, in Portland, Oregon. He moved the family, except for Martin, to Portland around 1900. Anna Thorena Thorsen, daughter of Martin and Caroline Thorsen, b. January 27, 1864, in Avoca, Wisconsin; d. September 25, 1946, in Santa Ana, California. Martin William Johnson, b. September 5, 1882, in Blanchard, North Dakota; died October 31, 1934, in Hillsboro, North Dakota. Andrew Francis Johnson, b. June 8, 1886, in Blanchard, North Dakota; died August 13, 1947, in Portland, Oregon. Charles Wesley Earl Johnson, b. May 18, 1896, in Hillsboro, North Dakota; d. April 20, 1951, in Santa Ana, California. Bertha Mae Johnson, b. January 1, 1900 (or 1899), in North Dakota; died November 15, 1923, in Portland, Oregon. Florence Edna Mildred Johnson, b. February 17, 1901, in Hillsboro, North Dakota; died January 28, 1994, in Washington County, Oregon. Guy Johnson died sometime in childhood." - Information supplied by family member.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionHillsboro, N.D. Photograph Collection 81
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (81.6.8)
Digital IDrs000272
Original SourcePhotographic print
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