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Peter Joseph Brausen
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1842, Germany
Death: Jul. 20, 1924
Morrison County
Minnesota, USA

He was born in Butzheim, Neuss, Rheinland Prussia, son of Heinrich "Henry" & Anna Catharina (Nober) Brausen. He immigrated on 29 Jun 1868 on the "Magdalene" to NY with his parents, brothers John (& family), William & Jacob.

From his son's WPA bio: Mr. Brausen came to Cross Plains, Wisconsin at first from Germany, then in 1885 he moved to Pierz, MN with his family, renting the John Rauch farm, then owned by Mr. Salsbury. This they lived on for five years. After that they moved onto the Joseph Eich farm in Buckman, MN which is now owned by Mr. John L. Dehler, this they rented till the year 1910 when Mr. Dehler purchased same. They then moved onto the Buckman farm which his son Jacob rented at the time. Mr. Peter J. Brausen died July 20, 1924 and Mrs. Magdalena Brausen his wife died in 1926. Both are buried in the St. Michael' s cemetery at Buckman, MN. He lived for four days after his accident. [His cause of death is listed as congestion of lungs & fracture of ribs caused by runaway horse.] 
Family links: 
  Anna Catharina Nober Brausen (1809 - 1894)
  Maria Magdalena Krings Brausen (1848 - 1926)
  Catherine M. Brausen Meyer (1873 - 1948)*
  Anna M. Brausen Adams (1876 - 1960)*
  Mary D. Brausen (1878 - 1903)*
  Elizabeth Brausen Sahr (1880 - 1958)*
  Jacob Brausen (1882 - 1960)*
  Henry Peter Brausen (1883 - 1963)*
  Catherine Brausen Dahmen (1886 - 1960)*
  Peter J Brausen (1888 - 1983)*
  Magdalena Brausen Vogtlin (1889 - 1970)*
  Matthias Brausen (1894 - 1950)*
  Johann Peter Brausen (1832 - 1900)*
  Peter Joseph Brausen (1842 - 1924)
  William Brausen (1853 - 1901)*
  Jacob Henry Brausen (1857 - 1927)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Michael Cemetery
Morrison County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: either unmarked or marker is gone
Created by: Carrie Portlance
Record added: Jul 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73301154
Peter Joseph Brausen
Added by: Carrie Portlance
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 Added: Nov. 22, 2012

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