Nelson family holds reunion
Descendants of Peter Nelson held a family reunion Aug. 7 at Prospect Park. Nelson emigrated from Sweden, arriving in Hudson in 1898. In 1903, his wife Dorthea and other family members, including son Eric, followed from Uppsala, Sweden. Eric, one of six children, married Helen Dupay. Eric and Helen had five children: Donna (Nelson) Erdman, deceased; Dorothy "Dot" (Nelson) Brown, deceased; George "Gus" Nelson, Hudson; Doris "Sissy" (Nelson) Odell, Odessa, Fla.; Robert "Bob" Nelson, deceased.