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Frank Joseph Palen
Birth: Dec. 6, 1864
Caledonia
Houston County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 1953
Dubuque
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA

My Maternal Great Grandfather, Frank Joseph Palen, son of Leopold Frank Palen & Mary (May) Haupert Palen, from Bachleiden, Luxembourg. Grandson of Josef "Joe" Palen and

Married Emma Elsie (Clausen) Palen on 21 June 1889 in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Father of Leo Frank, Phylis Adele "Eugenia"(Linderman), Hedwig Josephine (Genz), and Felistas "Flossie" Mary (Streuber) Palen.

Devout Catholic.

Resided at 1208 Jackson Street in Dubuque, Iowa.

Frank Palen, attended a Catholic Church, there close to the River, the Cathedral of St. Raphael there on Bluff St, because that is where his Grandson, Robert Leon Palen, was ordained on 7 June 1941.

Frank Joseph & Emma Elsie (Clausen) Palen are buried beside each other in the Mount Calvary Cemetery, Dubuque, Iowa. Frank resided in Retirement Home near Mount Calvary Cemetery up until his death. His home at 1208 Jackson Street had been sold.

A world of thanks to LeRoy Amacher for taking the time to go and take this photo of Frank J. & Emma E. Palen's headstone. I was soooo excited to see it for the first time!

Frank & Emma's Granddaughter, my Mother, Jean Marie Linderman (Frederick) (Mancill), is 84, and resides in Houston, Texas, Jan. 1, 2012. Jean passed away on 9 March 2012 in Rosharon, Texas.

Name: Frank J. Palen
Birthplace: Caledonia, Minnesota
Spouse's Name: Emma E. Clasenn
Spouse's Birthplace: Norway
Event Date: 21 Jun 1889
Event Place: La Crosse, Wisconsin
Father's Name: Frank Palen
Spouse's Father's Name: John E. Clasenn
Race: White
Spouse's Race: White Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M00349-8 , System Origin: Wisconsin-EASy , GS Film number: 1276059 , Reference ID: cn 01598

Name: Frank J Palen
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Caledonia Township Caledonia village, Houston, Minnesota, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 36
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Years Married: 11
Birth Date: Dec 1864
Birthplace: Minnesota
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1889
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Frank J Palen Head M 36 Minnesota
Emma E Palen Wife F 35 Illinois
Leopold Palen Son M 10 Minnesota
Felicitas Palen Daughter F 8 Minnesota
Hedwig Palen Daughter F 2 Minnesota District: 67 , Sheet Number and Letter: 2B , Household ID: 37 , Line Number: 66 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T623 , GS Film Number: 1240765 , Digital Folder Number: 004120276 , Image Number: 00263 
 
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 Parents:
  Leopold Frank Palen (1839 - 1909)
  Mary Haupert Palen (1845 - 1937)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma Elsie Claussen Palen (1865 - 1931)
 
 Children:
  Leo Frank Palen (1890 - 1971)*
  Fleicitas M. Palen Strueber (1892 - 1920)*
  Hedwig Josephine Palen Genz (1898 - 1921)*
  Phyllis Eugenia Palen Linderman (1904 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frank Joseph Palen (1864 - 1953)
  Anna Palen Molitor (1865 - 1945)*
  Mary A. Palen Borth (1869 - 1954)*
  Charles Palen (1871 - 1871)*
  Frances Palen Fuos (1872 - 1959)*
  Nicholas Frank Palen (1873 - 1952)*
  Johanna Palen Gaspard (1875 - 1932)*
  Franciska Palen Molitor (1875 - 1950)*
  Henry Palen (1877 - 1959)*
  Anna Catherine Palen (1878 - 1879)*
  Lucille N. Palen Koel (1885 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Calvary Cemetery
Dubuque
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA
 
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Record added: Feb 27, 2008
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