Wilhelm Palen Family Tree

                                         last updated: January 02, 2002
                                       Direct Descendants of Wilhelm Palen 
                                       				
Back row   -- May,  Lucy, Emil, Johanna, Henry (with moustache),
              Josephine, Frances, Frank Joseph (with moustache). 
Middle row -- Leopold Frank (with beard), Mary Haupert.
Front row  -- Nicolas F., Joseph F., Anne. 1 Wilhelm ? Palen                    *Abt. 1674   +Unknown
   oo Wife Of Wilhelm Not Known Palen *Unknown     +Unknown 
2 Johann ?? Palen                    *Abt. 1692   +Unknown
   oo Catherine ? Welters             *Unknown     +Unknown
3 Goedden ? Palen *Unknown +Unknown oo 
Catherine ? Palen *Aft. 1710 +Unknown 
4 Peter ? Palen *Abt. 1727 +Unknown oo Elizabeth ? Franken *Abt. 1727 +Unknown 
5 Johann ? Palen (aka. Jean) *1750 +1825 oo Margaret ? Braack *Unknown +Abt. 1776 m. Abt. 1777 
Lived in Roodt, Des Ell, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg(was farmer) 
Below is 2nd wife of Johann ? Palen #5 above. oo Marie ? Muller *Abt. 1760 +Aft. 1825 
6 Dominic(rev) ? Palen *Abt. 1778 +Abt. 1858 
6 Joseph ? Palen *1778 +January 1864 Born in Canton of Redange, Luxembourg, EUR oo Anna Catharina Pletschette
 *6FEB1801 - +17MAR1855 (also known as Anne Marie Pletschette) Born Neunhausen, Canton of Wiltz, Luxembourg 
resided in Roodt, d'Ell, later at Harlange. Buried in Harlange(Harlingen). 
Joseph & Anna were married April 04, 1820 in Baschleiden, Luxembourg, EUR 
and had 15 children, 5 of whom died in infancy -- amoung them twins. 
Old house still there in May 1998 A headstone type cross showing the following readable data:
1st line 'hier' 
2nd line 'ruhet' 
3rd line 'Anna-Catharina Pletschette,' 
4th line 'Ehegattin des Joseph Palen,'
5th line 'gestorben den 17.Marz 1855,'
6th line 'im Alter'
7th line 'von'
8th line '54 Jahren'
Meaning in English: 
'at this place rests Anna-Catharina Pletschette
 Wife of Joseph Palen Deceased on March 17, 1855 
 at age of 54 years.'
   The cross is on catholic church (St. Servatius) property
   close to the wall, but many years ago a new cemetery
   was built outside the village & some
   of the old crosses were put close to the wall of the church.
   The church is about 100 feet across the road from 
   the old 'Palen House'.
   Address on 5/20/1998  'Mrs Bode-Koeune Georgette
   25, Rue Mgr Fallize   L-9655 HARLANGE7 Marie ? Palen                  *January 28, 1821  +October 8, 1897
7 Dominique ? Palen              *August 15, 1822   +Abt. 1896
7 Marie-Josephine Palen          *May 12, 1824      +Unknown
7 Joseph ? Palen                 *Abt. 1826         +Abt. 1875
7 Nicholas Gregoire Palen *May 8, 1828              +November 13, 1902
7 Marie Francois Christine Palen *April 9, 1830     +Unknown
7 Pierre Joseph Palen	          *Abt. 1832         +Abt. 1892 
7 Anne Marie Francois Palen      *October 12, 1836  +Unknown
7 Marie Josephine Palen *October 20, 1838 +Unknown 
7 Leopold Frank Palen *February 4, 1839 +November 2, 1909 oo Mary ? Haupert *April 11, 1844 +1937 
8 Frank Joseph Palen *December 6, 1864 +December 1953 
8 Anne ? Palen *1865 +1945 8 May ? Palen *1866 +1954 
8 Frances ? Palen *1872 +1959 8 Henry ? Palen *1873 +1959 
8 Nicolas F Palen *December 6, 1873 +Abt. 1952 oo Gertrude Antoinette Walser *Abt. 1875 +January 31, 1919 
9 Vernon Walser Palen *November 21, 1902 +April 23, 1994 oo Bernice Gertrude Roy *December 10, 1904 +September 9, 1981 
10 Patricia Ruth Palen *March 14, 1927 +September 16, 1992 
10 Sue Ann Palen *August 13, 1930 +Alive 
10 Mary Joan Palen *November 16, 1933 +Alive 
10 Stephen Roy Palen-Pletschette *June 22, 1937 +Alive oo (Dorothy) Jean McGowan *December 2, 1944 +Alive 
11 Patrick Louis Palen *March 17, 1967 +Alive 11 Daniel Stephen Palen *February 15, 1968 +Alive
11 Douglas William Palen *February 16, 1970 +Alive oo Sonja Wagner *February 8, 1968 +Alive 
12 Joshua Stephen Palen *November 17, 1994 +Alive 
10 Michael Thomas Palen *January 28, 1941 +Alive 
Below is 2nd wife of Nicolas F Palen #8 above. oo Bertha F Deitelhof *May 9, 1897 +Sep 09, 1973 
9 Charles F Palen *Jan 3, 1928 +Dec 26, 1972 
8 Johanna ? Palen *Abt. 1875 +Abt. 1932 
8 Emil ? Palen *1881 +Unknown 
8 Joseph F Palen *1888 +1952 
8 Josephine ? Palen *Unknown +Unknown 
8 Lucy ? Palen *Unknown +Unknown 
7 Marguerite ? Palen *Abt. 1840 +Unknown 
6 Anne Marie Palen *Abt. 1783 +Unknown 
6 Catherine ? Palen *Abt. 1788 +Unknown 
6 Nicolas(rev) ? Palen *Abt. 1795 +Abt. 1864

                                Palen Family Homestead 
 

This is the Palen Homestead that was bombed in WWII, but was restored. The woman in the foreground is the Grand Duchess Charlotte. This is directly across the road from St. Servetus Catholic Church in Harlange.  Stephen Roy Palen-Pletschette June 25, 2000

Middle coat of arms of the Grand Duchy of Luxe...
Middle coat of arms of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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