Elisabeth Dorothea Nielsen (1852-1905)
Wife of Jacob August Riis (1849-1914), Journalist and photographer in New York City and Barre, Massachusetts, USA
She was born 6 Jun 1852 in Herning. Daughter of attorney Niels Christian Nielsen and wife Elisabeth Titussine Beissenhertz. She was a stepdaughter of cotton factory owner Balthazar Giørtz, Ribe. In 1876 she married Jacob August Riis in Ribe and afterwards they travelled to the USA. She died 18 May 1905 in New York City.