JOHANNE AMALIA NIELSEN was Treasurer of the first Ladies Aid in 1895, and helped start Sunday School. She was born on April 5, 1863 in Skovbolle, Kobelov, Lolland, Denmark; baptized in Kobelov Church the same year.She came at 3 years of age to America with her parents and was confirmed in Stoughton on Easter, 1878 by Pastor Hvessedahl. She was active in organizing the congregation and joined Feb. 7, 1896.First Members of the Congregation-1896. St. John’s Lutheran Church 100th Anniversary, 1896-1996, Oregon, WI