Palen and Pletschette Ancestors

Palen Family Genealogy

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Dubuque, Iowa, Wagon Bridge, Mississippi River...

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, in 1948, at 705 W. Third St., Dubuque, Iowa. Great Grandsons; Mike Jackson, Pete & Bill Burgess

Frank Joseph Palen
Birth: Dec. 6, 1864
Houston County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Dec., 1953
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA

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.

Devout Catholic.

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.


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