John & Annice Keller Home, 394 Eichenwald Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota (1874-ca.1930)

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Eichenwald (John & Annice Keller Home)

Eichenwald, 1874
1910 St Paul Dispatch Photo. Located by Jim Sazevich
Address: 394 Eichenwald Street
Neighborhood/s: Dayton's Bluff, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1874
Year razed: ca.1930
Primary Style: Second Empire
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Builder: John Keller
First Owner: John & Annice Keller

Dayton's Bluff Saint Paul Ramsey County

John & Annice Keller Home, 394 Eichenwald Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota (1874-ca.1930)
(44.959586° N, 93.068211° WLatitude: 44°57′34.51″N
Longitude: 93°4′5.56″W
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The Keller mansion was built at 394 Eichenwald in 1874 and demolished after a series of fires in the 1920s or 30s. A modern apartment building was placed there in 1959. Keller was a German immigrant who named his home and the street in front of his home “Eichenwald”, a German word meaning “Oak Forest”, as a reminder of his home in Germany. Eichenwald street was platted in 1877. Keller himself was a master carpenter and owned his own lumber business. The lumber company was entitled “Keller C.E. & CO”, Charles and Annice E. Keller as owners and was located in the NW corner of 7th and Minnesota streets in the city directory. John M. was married to Annice E. <Scott> Keller and they had a number of children including; Annice Bourey KELLER b: 31 OCT 1878 in St. Paul, Minnesota, Charles Edward KELLER b: 21 SEP 1858 in St. Paul, Minnesota, Louis Scott KELLER b: 6 OCT 1860, George William KELLER b: 2 FEB 1863, Mary Edith KELLER b: 17 AUG 1866, Sadee Alice KELLER b: 10 JUN 1869, John Michael KELLER b: 10 AUG 1871 in St. Paul, Minnesota, Joseph Anderson KELLER b: 13 DEC 1873 in St. Paul, Minnesota, Herbert Paist KELLER b: 7 FEB 1875. Listed “At home” in 1880; Annice, Charles E., George W. Keller bookkeeper and by 1884 listed a Louis S. Keller as the foreman.

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