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Albert J. Foelsch
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1858
Sanilac County
Michigan, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1937
Wabasha County
Minnesota, USA

"Albert J. Foelsch, a representative farmer of Plainview Township, residing in section 23, was born in Sanilac County, Michigan, November 30, 1858, son of William and Sophia (Nurnberg) Foelsch. The parents were natives of Germany, in which country they were married in 1853. Coming to the United States the same year, they located in Sanilac County, Michigan, where for six years William Foelsch worked in sawmills. In 1859 he moved with his family to Buffalo County, Wisconsin, taking 40 acres of land, which he grubbed and cleared, erecting a log house, and subsequently other buildings, until he had developed a farm. At the age of 62 years he retired, and in 1905 he passed away, at the age of 73 years. His wife died in 1914. They were the parents of six children ... Albert J. Foelsch in his boyhood attended school in Buffalo City, Wis. He remained on the home farm until attaining his majority, after which for a number of years he worked on farms except one summer, which he spent on the river. In 1898 he came to Wabasha County and bought his present farm of 160 acres in section 23, which was then but slightly improved. The other improvements, including fences, have been made by himself, and he has brought the farm into good condition. He keeps grade Durham cattle and follows general farming with profitable results, being now numbered among the prosperous citizens of his township, which he served one term as path master. Mr. Foelsch was married, November 1, 1888, to Mary Baab, who was born in Minneiska, Wabasha County, Minn., April 3, 1870. He and his wife have had three children: Dorothy, born July 31, 1889; Elsie, born June 20, 1894, who died October 31, 1918; and Estella, born April 23, 1897. Dorothy married Fay Wood, of Plainview village, and has three children, Stanley, Leolo and Marie. Estella is the wife of Clarence Roen, of Owatonna, Minn." [Franklin Curtiss-Wedge, Compiler, History of Wabasha County, Minnesota (H. C. Cooper, Jr. & Company, Winona, Minnesota, 1920, pp. 382-383)]
 
 
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 Parents:
  Sophia Nurnberg Foelsch (1833 - 1914)
 
 Spouse:
  Marie Baab Foelsch (1870 - 1957)
 
 Children:
  Elsie Luetta Foelsch (1894 - 1918)*
 
 Sibling:
  Albert J. Foelsch (1858 - 1937)
  Mina Augusta Foelsch Heck (1861 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Plainview
Wabasha County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Section A-28-2-1
 
Created by: Kathryn Hill
Record added: Sep 08, 2010
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Albert J. Foelsch
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