Eileen Tronnes Nelson


Eileen lives in Grand Forks. She is a graduate of the University of North Dakota, Moorhead State University and Certified Paralegal National Association of Legal Assistants. She retired after serving nearly forty years at Central Legal Research, School of Lay, UND, Grand Forks, ND. She enjoys spending time with her two sons, two daughters, six grandchildren, three bonus grandchildren, three great grandsons, and in-laws: daughter-,son-, three grandsons-, two granddaughters-. She is researching Scandinavian genealogy and writing her historical non-fiction ‘Settlers in America’ series of six books on how she found her Swedish and Norwegian ancestors. This includes the brutal murder of Marie Wick; asphyxiation of Eleanor Thompson; documents of Johnson & Tronnes property; and in 2018, travelling in Sweden and Norway with her granddaughter. Additionally, she is writing non-fiction books about the murder of Dianne Bill; Flood of 1997; Covid-19; Domestic Abuse; Genealogy of Living Family; Greed; & UND.