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August H. Foelster

Male 1868 - 1946  (78 years)


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  • Name August H. Foelster 
    Born 1868  , , , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigrated 19 Jun 1884  New York City, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    on the ship California departing from the port of Hamburg, Germany arriving 
    • destination Chicago, Illinois. Enumerated were CHRISTIAN 53 male Farmer Prussian; MARY 40 female wife Prussian; WILHELMINE 17 female daughter Prussian; AUGUST 14 male son Prussian; HEINRIC 12 male son Prussian; MARGARETHA 6 female daughter Prussian; EMMA 5 female daughter Prussian; BERTHA 4 female daughter Prussian; SOFIA 2 female daughter Prussian; CHRISTIEN 6/12 male son Prussian
    Census 1 May 1885  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1885 Minnesota State 
    • in the Daniel Forester household. Enumerated were Daniel 47 male white born in Germany to foreign born parents; Maria 45 female white born in Germany to foreign born parents; Minnie 18 female white born in Germany to foreign born parents; August 16 male white born in Germany to foreign born parents; Henry 12 male white born in Germany to foreign born parents; Margaretta 10 female white born in Germany to foreign born parents; Emma 8 female white born in Germany to foreign born parents; Bertie 8 female white born in Germany to foreign born parents; Sophia 6 female white born in Germany to foreign born parents; Christian 4 male white born in Germany to foreign born parents
    Census 10 Jun 1895  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1895 Minnesota State 
    • in the August Folster household. Enumerated were August 26 male white Germany MN resident 11yrs Laborer; Emma 25 female whilte Minn; Mary 1 female white MN
    Census 8 Jun 1900  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1900 US Federal 
    • in the August H. Foelster household. Enumerated were August H. head white male Sept 1868 31 married 8yrs Ger-Ger-Ger immigrated 1884 15yr in US Naturalized Day Laborer; Katherine wife white female Apr 1864 36 married 8yr mother of 0/0 living Ger-Ger-Ger immigrated 1882 18yrs in US; John Weih brother-in-law white male Sept 1873 26 single Ger-Ger-Ger immigrated 1896 4yrs in US Brewer; Mary E.S. Foelster daughter white female Oct 1893 6 single MN-Ger-Ger at school
    Census 13 Jun 1900  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1900 US Federal 
    • in the Christopher Folster household. Enumerated were CHRISTOPHER head w m Apr 1838 62 married 36 yrs Ger-Ger-Ger 1883 17 naturalized shoe maker; MINNIE wife w f Mar 1840 60 married 36 yrs mother of 8/8 still living Ger-Ger-Ger 1883 17; MINNIE daughter w f Mar 1870 30 W 4 mother of 7/7 still living Ger-Ger-Ger 1883 17; AUGUST son w m Sep 1872 27 s Ger-Ger-Ger 1883 17 day laborer; HENERY son w m Nov 1873 26 s Ger-Ger-Ger 1883 17 day laborer; MAGGIE daughter w f Jan 1874 26 s Ger-Ger-Ger 1883 17; EMMA daughter w f Mar 1876 24 s Ger-Ger-Ger 1883 17; BERTHA daughter w f Sept 1877 22 s Ger-Ger-Ger 1883 17 servant;«b» «/b»SOPHIA daughter w f Nov 1880 s Ger-Ger-Ger 1883 17 laundry; CHRISTOPHER son w ma July 1882 17 s Ger-Ger-Ger 1883 17 day laborer; AUGUST SCHWIM boarder w m Apr 1888 as s MN-Ger-Ger at school
    Census 10 Jun 1905  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    1905 Minnesota State 
    • in the August H. Folster household. Enumerated were August H. male 36 white Ger-Ger-Ger MN resident 21yrs Fireman; Katie female 41 white Ger-Ger-Ger MN resident 23yrs 1 mo; Mary Emma female 11 white MN-Ger-Ger
    Obituary 5 Apr 1946  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mankato Free Press 
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      «b»August Foelster Stricken at 77, Ill Past Year«/b»
      August Foelster, 437 Division street, died this morning at his home following an illness of about a year.
      Mr. Foelster, who was 77 years of age, was born in Germany and came to the United States in 1884. He had lived in Mankato since that time, and was chief engineer at the Mankato Mills company for many years, prior to his retirement.
      Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Mrs, M. Stephan, three grandchildren, Herbert and Ellen Stephan, all of 437 Division street, and Lorraine Stephan of Seattle, Wash. Three sisters, Mrs. Gust Schweim of Mankato, Mrs. Herman Marquardt of Mankato, and Mrs. William Fennern of Wabasso, Minn., also survive, and two brothers, Chris Foelster of Rapidan and Henry of Mankato township.
      The body is at the Harres-Smesrud-Gosewisch funeral home in Mankato, and funeral arrangements will be announced.
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    Died 5 Apr 1946  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary 6 Apr 1946  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mankato Free Press 
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      «b»Funeral Monday for August Foelster
      «/b» Funeral services for August Foelster, 437 Division street, will be held on Monday afternoon at 1:30 in the Harres-Smesrud-Gosewisch funeral home, and at 2 o'clock in the Immanuel Lutheran church. The Rev. A. Ackermann will officiate at the serces, and interment will be made in Pilgrims Rest cemetery.
      Mr. Foelster, who was 77 years old, died at his home Saturday morning following an illness of about a year. He is survived by his wife, one daughter, Mrs. M. Stephan, three sisters, Mrs. Gust Schweim and Mrs. Herman Marquardt of Mankato, and mrs. William Fennern of Wabasso, Minn., and two brothers Bhrist of Rapidan and Henry of Mankato township. Three grandchildren also survive.
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    Buried Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Foelster, August Gravestone (1868-1946)
    Foelster, August Gravestone (1868-1946)
    Person ID I5289  Brendas Branches
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2013 

    Father Daniel Christian Foelster,   b. 19 Apr 1838, , , , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1905, Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Maria Kruse,   b. 26 Mar 1841, , , Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1926, Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Cal 1864  , , , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2092  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Emma Strass,   b. 1870, , , Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1896, Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 23 Oct 1892  , Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Children 
     1. Mary Emma Foelster,   b. Abt 1894, , , Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2011 
    Family ID F2611  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Catherina Byer,   b. Cal 1864, , , , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1950, , Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married 3 Aug 1899  , Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Last Modified 4 Mar 2011 
    Family ID F2612  Group Sheet