Paul Charles Home, New Schwanden, Minnesota (Razed)

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Paul Charles Home

Paul Charles Home, 1903
Charles Paul
Crystal, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood


Charles Paul who came to Canada from Prussia, Germany to Quebec, Canada in 1839. He then went to Little Canada, Minn. in 1850. He then went to Dayton township in 1853 before the settling of New Schwanden, Minn. Northwest of Hayden Lake. His brother Joseph also settled near him. In 1857 he purchased a lot from Samuel Colburn in Champlin, Minn. for $30.00 and built a home on the lot. In 1884 he married a Agatha Blesi the sister of Peter Blesi and in 1857 they moved on 4 acres of land that Peter Blesi gave them that was slated for the Church was to be built on the east end in 1866.

Charles Paul served in the Civil War from August 27, 1864 as a private in Co.E. 11th Regf MN. Iinfantry until July 4, 1865. Agetha and Charles had no children. Agetha had the church bell made in Switzerland and was inscribed-donated by a Agetha Paul in 1866-Charles Paul died on July 4th 1895 and is buried in the St. Fridolin Cemetery in of New Schwanden, Minn of Hennepin County.


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