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Louis H. BRUNS

Male 1852 - 1914  (61 years)


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  • Name Louis H. BRUNS 
    Born 28 Nov 1852  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Feb 1914  Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Forest Hill Cemetery, Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Res. Anoka, Minn.

      From “Hiustory of Anoka County” by Albert M. Goodrich, published in 1905:
      “Louis H. Bruns was born in Chicago Nov. 28, 1852. He learned the trade of a watchmaker and jeweler and in 1872 came to Anoka. Here he worked his trade for a short time and then engaged in the jewelry business on his own account, in which business he is still engaged. He is also a silled optician. Mr. Bruns was married April 15, 1875, to Lizzie A. Leeman.”

      1880 Census: MN: Anoka, Anoka: ED#41, p. 30D, p. 46 of 56:
      Brims, Louis H., 27, jeweler, born in IL, father and mother born in Germany;
      Lizzie, 25, wife, keeping house, born in MN, father and mother born in ME;
      Ralph H., 2, son, born in MN, father born in IL, mother born in MN.

      1900 Census: MN: Anoka: Anoka, 2nd ward, p. 11 of 24:
      Bruns, Louis H., head, Nov. 1852, 47, married for 24 years, born in IL, father and mother born in Germany, merchant, jewelry;
      Elizabeth, wife, Aug 1854, 45, married for 24 years, has had 2 children, both living, born in MN, father and mother born in ME;
      Ralph H., son, Dec. 1877, 22, single, born in MN, father born in IL, mother born in MN;
      Dora M., daughter, Apr 1883, 17, single, born in in MN, father born in IL, mother born in MN.

      1910 Census: MN: Anoka: Anoka: 2 wd., p. 4 of 24:
      Bruns, L. H., head, 57, widowed, born in IL, father and mother born in Germany, jeweler, retail store;
      Ralph H., son, 32, single, born in MN, father born in IL, mother born in MN, jeweler, retail store;
      plus housekeeper and her child.

      From History of Anoka County by Albert M. Goodrich-published in 1905.
      "Louis H. Bruns was born in Chicago Nov. 28, 1852. He learned the trade of a watchmaker and jeweler, and in 1872, came to Anoka. Here he worked at his trade for a short time and then engaged in the jewelry business on his own account, in which business he is still engaged. He is also a skilled optician. Mr. Bruns was married April 15 1875, to Lizzie A. Leeman."
    Person ID I3392  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2019 

    Family Elizaeth Ann "Lizzie" LEEMAN,   b. 3 Aug 1854, Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1908, Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1875  Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Ralph H. BRUNS,   b. Dec 1877, Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932, Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
     2. Dorothy May BRUNS,   b. 4 Apr 1883, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1975, Hennepin Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F1239  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Nov 1852 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Apr 1875 - Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Feb 1914 - Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Forest Hill Cemetery, Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
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