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Christian Daniel Foelster

Male 1882 - 1961  (78 years)


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  • Name Christian Daniel Foelster 
    Born 4 Jul 1882  , , Schleswig-Holstein, 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 13 Jun 1900  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1900 US Federal 
    • in the Christopher Folstoer 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 ma 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 14 Jun 1905  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1905 Minnesota State 
    • in the Marie Foester household. Enumerated were Marie female 65 white Ger-Ger-Ger 22 yrs in MN; Bertha female 25 white Ger-Ger-Ger; Christ female 22 white Ger-Ger-Ger Knitting Mill
    Census 18 Apr 1910  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1910 US Federal 
    • in the Chris Foelster household. Enumerated were CHRIS head male white 28 married once 1yr Ger-Ger-Ger immigrated 1884 naturalized Dye house knitting mill; TILLIE A. wife female white 21 married once 1yr mother of 1/1 living MN-Ger-Ger; HAROLD D son male white 0/12 single MN-Ger-MN; ANNA WEBBER sister in law female white 16 single MN-Ger-Ger
    Military 12 Sep 1918  , Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WW1 Draft Registration Card 
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    Census 19 Apr 1930  Rapidan Twp., Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    1930 US Federal 
    • in the Christian D. Foelster household. Enumerated were CHRISTIAN D. head male white 47 married (27 at 1st marriage) Ger-Ger-Ger farmer; IDA M. wife female white 42 married (22 at 1st marriage) MN-Ger-Ger; EDNA O. daughter female white 17 single MN-Ger-Ger; VIOLA D. KROEGER daughter female white 16 single MN-MN-MN
    Died 10 Feb 1961  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Obituary 11 Feb 1961  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mankato Free Press 
    • Christian Daniel Foelster, 75, of 1329 North Broad street died Friday night at a Mankato hospital after an illness of two weeks.
      Mr. Foelster was born in Schlesswit-Holstein, Germany, on July 4, 1892, and came to this country with his parents as a child. He did car refinishing work in Mankato for several years and then farmed near Rapidan until retiring to Mankato about three years ago.
      Surviving are one son, Harold Foelster of Mankato; three daughters, Mrs. Ralph Everson of Terre Haute, Ind., Mrs. E. S. Thompson of Denver, Colo., and Miss Edna Foelster of Mankato; one brother, Henry Foelster of Mankato; two sisters, Bertha Marquardt of Mankato, and Sophia Fennern of Wabasso; and three grandchildren.
      Funeral services will be at St. John's Lutheran church, Rapidan, 2 p.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Martin Marquardt officiating. THe body will lie in state at the Harres-Smesrud-Gosewisch funeral home from noon until the time of the service. Burial will be at Pilgrims Rest cemetery.
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    Buried 14 Feb 1961  Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Foelster, Christian and Ottille (Weber) Gravestone
    Foelster, Christian and Ottille (Weber) Gravestone
    Person ID I6191  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 Ida Mathilda Schwede,   b. 9 Nov 1887, , , Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1952, Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married Abt 26 Sep 1922  , Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 May 2010 
    Family ID F2089  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Ottilie A. Weber,   b. 1888, , , Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1916, , Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 7 Jul 1909  , Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Children 
     1. Harold Daniel Foelster,   b. 29 Mar 1910, Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1990, Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Edna Ottilie Foelster,   b. 18 Dec 1912, Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 2006, Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 22 May 2010 
    Family ID F2090  Group Sheet