Frank Joseph Palen, 1948, 1208 Jackson Street, Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa. Great Grandsons; Mike Jackson, Pete & Bill Burgess
Birth: Dec. 6, 1864
Death: Nov. 2, 1953
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 Anna-Catherina Pletschette of Luxembourg.
Patricia “Patsy” Linderman, Phyllis Eugenia (Palen) Linderman, & Frank Joseph Palen, 705 W. Third Street, Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, Sept. 25, 1943.
Married first wife, Emma Elsie (Claussen) Palen on 21 June 1889 in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Father of Leo Frank, Phylis Adele “Eugenia”(Linderman), Hedwig Josephine (Genz), and Felistas “Flossie” Mary (Streuber) Palen.
Frank, a Widower married second wife, Annie Paetsche Nesen, a widow of John Nesen. No children of that marriage.
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, and that is where his Grandson, Rev. Robert Leon Palen, was ordained on 7 June 1941.
Frank Joseph & Emma Elsie (Claussen) 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 was at 1208 Jackson Street, Dubuque, Iowa 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), resided in Houston, Harris, Texas, Jan. 1, 2012. Jean passed away on 9 March 2012 in Rosharon, Brazoria, 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
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
Marital Status: Married
Race (Original): W
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Years Married: 11
Birth Date: Dec 1864
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
Leopold Frank Palen (1839 – 1909)
Mary Haupert Palen (1845 – 1937)
Emma Elsie Claussen Palen (1865 – 1931)
Anna Paetsche Nesen Palen (1875 – 1940)
Leo Frank Palen (1890 – 1971)
Fleicitas Mary Palen Strueber (1892 – 1920)
Hedwig Josephine Palen Genz (1898 – 1921)
Phyllis Eugenia Palen Linderman (1904 – 1963)
PALEN Family, Caledonia, Houston, Minnesota, 1909, for Leopold’s funeral.
Anna Palen Molitor (1865 – 1945)
Mary A. Palen Borth (1869 – 1954)
Charles Palen (1871 – 1871)
Nicholas Frank Palen (1873 – 1952)
Johanna Palen Gaspard (1875 – 1932)
Franziska Palen Fuos (1875 – 1959)
Henry Palen (1877 – 1959)
Anna Catherine Palen (1878 – 1879)
Lucille N. Palen Koel (1885 – 1942)
Frank Joseph Palen married Emma Elsie (Claussen) 21 June 1889 in LaCrosse, LaCrosse, Wisconsin
Mount Calvary Cemetery, Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa
Mount Calvary Cemetery
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This is the old chapel at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. It is near the center of the cemetery. After the Regina Caeli chapel was built, the old chapel was converted into space for columbarium niches.