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Frances S. Schaefer Watzke
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1894
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 1978
Saint Cloud
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA

Born in Zion (Township) in Stearns County, MN; Frances was the youngest of fifteen children (three of which died as infants & their names are not known) born to Conrad & Mary (Traun) Schaefer.

On 7 January 1913, Frances first married Charles J. Watzke at Saint Martin Catholic Church in Saint Martin, MN; he was age 24, she was 20. Born on the family farm in Lake George (Township) west of the Village of Spring Hill, MN; Charles J. was the seventh of eight children born to Frank & Anna (Korgel -- nee Phillips) Wotzka.

--{For some reason, still unknown; the two youngest WOTZKA sons changed the spelling of their surname to WATZKE.}--

Charles & Frances ultimately divorced (abt 1931), but had six children.

-o- Norbert (1911-???)
-o- Oliver Frank (1914-1991)
-o- Edwin Tony (1915-1989)
-o- Marcella Rose (1918-1967)
-o- Rosella Rose (1919-2008)
-o- Leona Rose (1921-1999)

On 4 August 1934, Frances second married Christian "Christ" Anderson in Hennepin County, MN; she was age 39. They had no children.

Frances died in Saint Cloud, MN at age 83.
Family links: 
  Conrad Schaefer (1832 - 1900)
  Mary Traun Schaefer (1847 - 1925)
  Charles J. Watzke (1889 - 1955)
  Oliver Frank Watzke (1914 - 1991)*
  Edwin Tony Watzke (1915 - 1989)*
  Catherine Schaefer Jacoby (1869 - 1930)*
  Henry Schaefer (1870 - 1959)*
  Mary Schaefer Knese (1874 - 1952)*
  Gertrude Schaefer Fibbe (1878 - 1907)*
  Anna Schaefer Nefzger (1880 - 1964)*
  Joseph Edward Schaefer (1887 - 1968)*
  Johanna F. Schaefer Watzke (1892 - 1982)*
  Frances S. Schaefer Watzke (1894 - 1978)
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Peter Joseph ("PJ") Brau...
Record added: Jan 21, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103877614


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