MR & MRS ALBERT FREDERICK THIELBAR
ALBERT F AND FREDRICKA (LOUISE) BUCKNER THIELBAR THIELBAR ALBERT FREDERICK BIOGRAPHY BOOK - EARLY PIONEERS AND INDIANS OF MINNESOTA AND RICE COUNTY, BY LILLIE CLARA BERG. PUB. 1959. Thielbar, Al ... show more
ALBERT F AND FREDRICKA (LOUISE) BUCKNER THIELBAR
THIELBAR ALBERT FREDERICK BIOGRAPHY BOOK - EARLY PIONEERS AND INDIANS OF MINNESOTA AND RICE COUNTY, BY LILLIE CLARA BERG. PUB. 1959. Thielbar,
Albert Frederick Thielbar (1834-1911) was born in Hanover, Germany, reared to farming pursuits and received his education in his native country. In 1853 he emigrated to America, located in New York City where he engaged in the grocery business until 1857, then came to Bridgewater Township, Rice County, Minn., where he operated a farm. He was married in Dundas, Minn., on November 28, 1860, to Fredricka "Louise" Buckner (1842-1902), a native of Metz, Germany. In 1863 he enlisted in the army, served as a private in Co. E, 2nd Regular Cavalry in the Civil War, then returned to his farm and, in 1867, came to Dundas where he engaged in clerking. In 1872 he commenced business for himself and carried a stock of general merchandise. He had been councilman one term and a member of the school board several terms. His second wife was Mrs. Mary Sellers whose husband had died in 1903. Mr. Thielbar had thirteen children born to his first wife: C. M. Louise (Mrs. Leslie Orr) (1861-1945); M. S. Rose (Mrs. Cassius Swartwoudt) (1863-1946); J. Albert (1864-1932); A. John (1866-1932); W. Emma (Mrs. George Revier) (1868-1901); M. Edith (Mrs. Frank Skene) (1869-1920); B. Anna (Mrs. Louis Grau (1872-1949); Samuel J. (1874-______; Mary Lydia (1877-1892); H. Fredrick (1879-1943); Charles Bennie (1881-1882); Harry E. (1883-1928); Willie George (1888-1895). Pioneer Albert’s and Louise’s grandchildren still living are the five Orrs of California: Edwin of R.F.D., and Alton L., both of Hughson; Lee of Hilmar; Jesse of Denair; and Grace (Mrs. Loren Harrington) of Fresno; the five Swartwoudts: Cassie C. (Tim) of Santa Cruz, Calif.; Ethel (Mrs. Clinton Gibson) of Jamestown, N. Dak.; Allen M., and Errol, both of R.F.D., Dundas, Minn.; and Rose (Mrs. Clifford Jones) of Northfield, Minn.; the one Skene, Lucille (Mrs. William Godsen) of Mahopoc, N.Y.; the last Grau, Miss Marguerite of Biloxi, Miss., passed away April 9, 1956; and the fourteen Thielbars: Paul A., and Walter I., of Dundas, Minn.; Leslie E., of Warsaw, Minn.; Louise F. (Mrs. Joe Hatfield) of Duluth, Minn.; Florence A. (Mrs. Vern Canedy) of Westminister, Calif.; Mabel A. (Mrs. Bob Olson) of Minneapolis, Minn.; Pearl (Mrs. Walter Kiviatkoski) of Gardena, Calif.; Ralph of Rochester, mInn.; Leona (Mrs. Jack Benson) of Cold Water, Mich.; Earl and Frank of Pueblo, Colo.; Wilbur of Shreveport, La.; Jessie (Mrs. James Oehring) of Norwalkl, Calif.; and Harry E., Jr., of R.F.D., Niami, Ariz. There are also over 85 great-grandchildren.