Above group photo: Leopold Frank Palen Family-1898-Caledonia, Houston County, Minnesota
Back row— May, Lucy, Emil, Johanna, Henry (with mustache , Josephine, Frances, Frank Joseph (with mustache [my Great Grandfather].
Middle row — Leopold Frank (with beard), Mary (Haupert) Palen.
Front row — Nicolas F., Joseph F., Anne.
|Frank Joseph Palen|
Dec. 6, 1864
My Maternal Great Grandfather, Frank Joseph Palen, son of Leopold Frank Palen & Mary (May) Haupert Palen, from Bachleiden, Luxembourg.
Married Emma Elsie (Claussen) Palen in 1885 in Caledonia, Houston County, Minnesota.
Father of Leo Frank, Phylis Adele “Eugenia”(Linderman), Hedwig G., and Flossie Palen.
Resided at 1208 Jackson St. in Dubuque, Iowa.
Married second time to a widow, Ann Nason, who had one daughter (name unknown Nason).
Frank & Ann Nason Palen had no children together.