Monday, November 27, 2017

A C Nielson


photographer: Nielson
Madison, Wis

Andrew Charles Nielson
(1859 - 1933)

Timeline sources: US census, city directories, news items as noted

1859 Aug
Madison, Wi, state records, church records, A C Nielson is born
1880 Jun 07
Madison, WI, US census as painter (living with parents)
1883 Apr 18
Stoughton WI, marriage to Mary Ann Baker
1885 - 1890
Madison, WI, city directory as photo printer for E R Curtiss;
1894
Madison, WI, city directory as photographer at 23 s Pinckney, 2nd floor
1898 - 1911
Madison, WI, city directory as photographer at 23 Pinckney, 3rd floor
1914
Madison, WI, city directory as retired photographer
1916
Madison, WI, city directory as retired
1917
Madison, WI, city directory as laborer
1919
Madison, WI, city directory as guard
1920
Madison, WI, US census as photographer
1921
Madison, WI, city directory no occupation listed
1923
Madison, WI, city directory as painter
1925
Madison, WI, city directory as vault attendant Central Wisconsin Trust
1927
Madison, WI, city directory as clerk for Central Wisconsin Trust
1931
Madison, WI, city directory as no occupation shown

1932, 1933
Madison, WI, city directory, NOT listed, wife not listed either
1933 Jun 06
Moline, IL A D Nielson dies; residence listed as Princeton, IL

Except for the last couple years in Princeton, IL, A D Nielson seems to have spent his entire life in Madison, WI. He ran his own studio from 1894 to 1911 which is when the cabinet card here must have been finished. The rest of his years were spent working for someone else.

(Madison, WI) Capital Times - 19 Jul 1919

(Madison, WI) Capital Times - 21 Jun 1918



photographer Neilson
Madison, WI
example from Slices of Time website

photographer Neilson
Madison, WI
example from Slices of Time website

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