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John Braun
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1849
Fond du Lac County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 1928
Freeport
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA

Born 16 April 1849 in Calumet, WI; a successful, lifelong farmer, John was the oldest of eleven children born to Mathias & Amelia (Koster) Braun.

"Before his marriage and move to Spring Hill, he transported wheat in wagon trains from North Dakota to markets in Minnesota. He made contacts with the Indians & was able to communicate effectively with them."

"John Braun remained with his family in St. Joseph, Minnesota until 1874, when he purchased 160 acres of wild land in Spring Hill township. In 1875, he married, and brought his wife to the place. Mr. Braun now owns 280 acres on the home farm and 200 acres in Lake Henry Township. His barn 38 x 120 feet is a model of its kind. He makes a specialty of stock raising on an extensive scale, and has taken a deep interest in the Spring Hill Creamery, of which he was formerly the president. He is one of the active progressive men of the community."

On 15 April 1875, John married Anna Maria Minnerath in Saint Joseph, MN; he was age 25, she was 23. Born 28 January 1851 in Jefferson, WI, she was the seventh of nine children born to Joseph Werner & Maria Anna (Ganser) Minnerath.

John died in Freeport, MN, on 28 January 1928 at age 78 while visiting his daughter, Mrs. John (Amelia) Rieland, following a stroke suffered the previous Sunday. Cause of death = cerebral hemorrhage arteriosclerosis.

CHILDREN:
-o- Josephine (1876-1944)
-o- Anna Mary (Amy) (1877-1962)
-o- Amelia (Molly) (1879-1941)
-o- Christian Andrew (Christ) (1881-1961)
-o- UNNAMED baby boy (1883-1883)
-o- Elizabeth (1884-1943)
-o- John Alvis Jr. (1886-1948)
-o- Michael J. (1888-1918)
-o- Henry Frank (1891-1979)
-o- F. W. Leo (1892-1895)
-o- Elenora (1895-1956)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Mathias Braun (1816 - 1888)
  Amelia Eva Marie Koster Braun (1830 - 1907)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Maria Minnerath Braun (1851 - 1929)*
 
 Children:
  Josephine Braun Haehn (1876 - 1944)*
  Anna Mary Braun Pung (1877 - 1962)*
  Amalia Braun Rieland (1879 - 1941)*
  Christian Andrew Braun (1881 - 1961)*
  BabyBoy Braun (1883 - 1883)*
  Elizabeth Braun Schindler (1884 - 1943)*
  John Alvis Braun (1886 - 1948)*
  Michael J. Braun (1888 - 1918)*
  Henry Frank Braun (1891 - 1979)*
  F. W. Leo Braun (1892 - 1895)*
  Elenora Braun Schoenberg (1895 - 1956)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Braun (1849 - 1928)
  Peter Mathias Braun (1851 - 1933)*
  Elizabeth Braun Minnerath (1853 - 1926)*
  Frank Braun (1855 - 1891)*
  Mathias Braun (1857 - 1929)*
  Hubert Braun (1860 - 1916)*
  Maria Katherina Braun Eckes (1862 - 1917)*
  Joseph Braun (1864 - 1958)*
  Henry Braun (1867 - 1934)*
  Agnes Braun Meyer (1870 - 1909)*
  Anna M. Braun Fricke (1875 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Michaels Cemetery
Spring Hill
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Peter Joseph ("PJ") Brau...
Record added: Oct 18, 2006
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John Braun
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