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Blasius Beisang
Male 1827 - 1890


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  • Birth  1827  , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1830  Buffalo, Erie, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Immigration  1833  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation  1851  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    tailor 
    Religion  1852  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Roman Catholic 
    Occupation  1861  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    school teacher 
    Residence  1875  Marystown, Scott, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation  1880  Louisville, Scott, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Postmaster 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-122203 
    Died  7 Apr 1890  , Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I122203  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Father  Leodogarius Beisang,   b. 1796, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1877, Marystown, Scott, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Anne Marie,   b. 1796, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F41420  Group Sheet

    Family  Theresia Herman,   b. 1821, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  20 Nov 1855  [8
    Family ID  F44932  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • While the school building, a log edifice, was in course of construction, Hubert Gilles taught school in his mother's house. Mr. Blasius Beisang was the second teacher, and then Mr. Gilles returned from a Woolwich school to teach two years more in Preston.1a

      1aThe Catholic Church in Waterloo County, Book I, by Rev. Theobald Spetz, C. R., D. D., 1916

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      Among the first Catholic settlers, early in the thirties, were Blasius Beysang and his brother William, a little west of Heidelberg. In the house of the former Mass was celebrated for some time.2a

      2aThe Catholic Church in Waterloo County, Book I, by Rev. Theobald Spetz, C. R., D. D., 1916

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      A post office was estabished in 1871, at Marystown. Blasius Beisang was appointed Postmaster, and still holds the office. The village supports two hotels; one in a frame building run by Joseph Strunk; the other is brick and run by Blasius Beisang, who also owns a general merchandise store, saloon, and merchant tailoring store. His wife has a milinery establishment. The village [Marystown] has a blacksmith shop, shoe shop and feed mill.3a

      3aCharles S. Bryant, History of the Minnesota Valley, 1882, North Star Publishing Co., Minneapolis transcribed by Laurie Myres

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      At St Peter asylum on Thursday April 7th Blasius Beisang of Shakopee; and was buried from St Marks' church Saturday in the Catholic cemetery. Deceased was about 62 years of age, and for a long time was in the tailoring business here, but failing, his mind became impaired and he was sent to the asylum. He was a good man, and much sorrow is felt for his death and previous troubles.4a

      4aShakopee Courier 25 Apr 1890 pg 4 col 1 transcribed by Laurie Myres

  • Sources 
    1. [S242] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1851, Div 1 pg 18.

    2. [S1621] News - Minnesota, Scott, Shakopee - Shakopee Courier, "Obituary of Blasius Beisang," 25 Apr 1890, p. 4, col. 1..

    3. [S1639] Census - U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1880 10th Census, Louisville, Scott, Minn., enumerated on the 10th & 11th of June, 1880:.
      Family 17
      Baisang Blaseus, W, M, 52, Post M., France, France, France
      Theresia, W, F, 59, Wife, Keeping house, Bavaria, Bavaria, Bavaria
      Lena, W, F, 12, Grand Daughter, at school, Minnesota, Boehmea, Boehmea

    4. [S242] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1851, Div. 1 Pg. 18.

    5. [S1622] News - Minnesota, Scott, Eagle Creek - Scott County Argus, "Obituary of Mary Ann Beisang Stemmer," 21 Apr 1905, p. 1, col. 4..

    6. [S1621] News - Minnesota, Scott, Shakopee - Shakopee Courier, "Obituary of William Beisang," 18 Jul 1888, p. 4, col. 2..

    7. [S1620] News - Minnesota, Scott, Shakopee - Shakopee Argus, "Obituary of Ledogarius Beisang," 13 Sep 1877, p. 4, col. 5..

    8. [S91] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Maryhill - St. Boniface Roman Catholic [found cited on various sources on the internet and family histories], Rev. John B. Baumgaertner.
      Blaisu Beisang s/o Leodegar & Anna Maria Wildomet married 20 Nov 1855 to Theresa Herman (widow of John Hauck), witnesses: John Berberich & Anna Zettel

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1827 - , Alsace Lorraine, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1830 - Buffalo, Erie, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1833 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - tailor - 1851 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1852 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - school teacher - 1861 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1875 - Marystown, Scott, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Postmaster - 1880 - Louisville, Scott, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Apr 1890 - , Minnesota Link to Google Earth
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