Emma Elsie (Claussen) Palen & daughter, Phylis Adele Palen, about 1907, Caledonia, Minnesota. My Grandmother and Great Grandmother. This is the only pic that I have of them. I treasure it, and I share it with others. Emma died before I was born. I wish that I could have known her. Her father was Henry Claussen, and her mother was Maria “Mary” (Kobel) Claussen. They emigrated from Hannover, Prussia (Germany) in 1855.
Frank Joseph Palen, in 1948, at 705 W. Third Street, Dubuque, Iowa. Great Grandsons; Mike Jackson, Pete & Bill Burgess
Emma Elsie (Claussen) Palen
Feb. 15, 1865
Monee, Will County Illinois, USA
Nov. 27, 1930
Dubuque, Dubuque County Iowa, USA
Daughter of Henry Clausenn and Mary (Koble) Clausenn both born in Germany.
Emigrated in 1855 to Illinois. There name was also spelled Claussen, and Classen. I was so excited to find Emma in…
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