Posts Tagged ‘Jessen’

Hazel Evelyn Schoen

My grandmother, Hazel Evelyn Schoen was born October 2, 1915. Her parents were Peter Cassens Schoen and Marie Wilhelmine Hackbarth.  She was the youngest of four girls in the family.  Here she is with her sisters at about 5 years of age.  The Schoen Sisters: Elta Marie, Marie Augusta, Pearl Peters, and Hazel Evelyn Hazel…

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Andreas Nielsen Jessen Part II

Last week, I wrote a post about my 2nd Great Grandfather, Andreas Nielsen Jessen.  This week, Michael Kirchmeier, Director of the Jackson County Historical Society in Jackson, MN, sent more information my way.  Family oral history and written biographies mention that Andreas was ill and an invalid for about a year before he died.  Sadly,…

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