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William John Braun
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1885
Spring Hill
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1954
El Segundo
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Born 21 July 1885 in Spring Hill (Township), MN; William John was the oldest of eleven children born to Peter Mathias & Bernadina (Athmann) Braun.

On 22 October 1907, William married Clara Weller in Lake George (Township), MN; he was age 23, she was 21. Born 12 April 1886 in Lake George (Township) MN; Clara was the eleventh of fourteen children born to Michael C. & Anna (Loechner) Weller.

Primarily a farmer (1910 Census, listed him as a general store keeper in Lake George, MN), he raised crops in North Dakota, Montana, and Northern Minnesota before retiring in Southern California. He died 20 February 1954 in El Segundo, CA at age 68.

[William & Clara are buried in Los Angeles County, CA I am trying to confirm which cemetery holds their remains.]

CHILDREN:
-o- Richard Peter (1908-2004)
-o- Arthur Michael (1910-1989)
-o- Peter Matthew (1912-1996)
-o- Joseph Alfred (1914-1987)
-o- Roman Joseph (1916-2007)
-o- Wilfred Joseph ("Fritz") (1917-1997)
-o- Walter Bernard (1920-1998)
-o- Helen Pathrealla (1921-1997)
-o- Michael John (1922-2006)
-o- Luke [Died as infant] (1924-1924)
-o- Clara Ann (1925-___)
-o- Marie Theresa (1927-___)
-o- Raymond (1929-1983)
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Peter Mathias Braun (1851 - 1933)
  Bernadina Athmann Braun (1861 - 1952)
 
 Spouse:
  Clara Weller Braun (1886 - 1979)*
 
 Children:
  Richard Peter Braun (1908 - 2004)*
  Arthur Michael Braun (1910 - 1989)*
  Peter Matthew Braun (1912 - 1996)*
  Joseph Alfred Braun (1914 - 1987)*
  Roman Joseph Braun (1916 - 2007)*
  Wilfred Joseph Braun (1917 - 1997)*
  Walter Bernard Braun (1920 - 1998)*
  Michael John Braun (1922 - 2006)*
  Luke Braun (1924 - 1924)*
  Raymond Braun (1929 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Wilhelm Braun (1881 - 1882)**
  William John Braun (1885 - 1954)
  Mary K. Braun Weisser (1886 - 1977)*
  Amelia Braun Weller (1888 - 1975)*
  Joseph P. Braun (1889 - 1959)*
  Peter Ferdinand Braun (1891 - 1971)*
  Mathias Anton Braun (1893 - 1932)*
  BabyGirl Braun (1894 - 1894)*
  Clara Braun (1897 - 1910)*
  Edward John Braun (1898 - 1986)*
  Elfrieda E. Braun Wengler (1901 - 1936)*
  Arthur Joseph Braun (1903 - 1992)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Peter Joseph ("PJ") Brau...
Record added: Jul 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94135505
 

 
 
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