Ferdinand (Freidrich Wilhelm) Bolduan

Born:Jan 24 1841 In:  Germany
Died:Jan 2 1929 (at age 87)

Immediate family

Pauline Bolduan (born Weist)
His wife
Frank Emil Bolduan
His son
Freidrich Wilhelm Bolduan (Bollwahn)
His father
Christina Charlotte Bolduan (born Scheil)
His mother


Descendants of Freidrich Wilhelm Bolduan

Generation No. 2

2.FERDINAND2BOLDUAN (FREIDRICHWILHELM1) was born January 24, 1841 in Germany, and died January 2, 1929. He married PAULINEWEIST 1872 in Germany, daughter of MATTHEWWEIST. She was born February 21, 1851 in Germany, and died 1905.

Notes forF
Ferdinand Bolduan, son of Freidrich Wilhelm and Christina Charlotte (nee Scheil) Bolduan and Pauline Weist, daughter of Matthew Weist (mother's name unknown) were married in Germany in 1872, and came to America in the fall of 1883 with their six oldest children who were born in Germany: William, Otto, Minnie, Emma, Friedrick (Fred), and Louise (Lizzie). Grandpa Ferdinand was born and baptized in Alt Jaershagen (Stary Jaroslov is the Polish name), west and north of Schlawe near the Baltic Sea. They lived at Rislow, Pommern (Rzyszczewo it the Polish name), west and south of Schlawe, and this is where their first six children were born. This area was under Russian control after World War II. Since the Berlin Wall fell in 1990, it is part of Poland.

Otto told us that a boy died on the way across and was buried at sea (name and age unknown).

They settled in Hokah, Minnesota for the first few months. They then moved to a form on "Peacock Ridge"; namely, the form that later was the Friedrick Bolduan farm, then the Harold Bolduan farm, and is now owned by Michael Bolduan. Anna, Paul, and Frank, as well as babies Babe, Ferdinand and Amial (could this be Emil that we have heard about?), were born in Union Township in Houston County near Caledonia, Minnesota.

More AboutF
Fact 1: 1883, came to America
Fact 2: Six oldest children born in Germany
Fact 3: boy died at sea on the way to America
Fact 4: Born and baptized in Alt Jaershagen
Fact 5: after marriage lived in Rislow, Pommern

Children of F
3.i. WILLIAM3 BOLDUAN, b. May 19, 1872; d. September 4, 1923.
4.ii. OTTO W BOLDUAN, b. March 12, 1875; d. October 30, 1966.
5.iii. MINNIE BOLDUAN, b. September 24, 1877; d. October 10, 1970, Caledonia, Minnesota.
6.iv. EMMA HERMINE BOLDUAN, b. December 15, 1878; d. August 28, 1926.
7.v. FRIEDRICK G BOLDUAN, b. February 24, 1880; d. March 9, 1933.
8.vi. LOUISE IDA MARIE BOLDUAN, b. April 18, 1881; d. February 26, 1965.
 vii. ANNA HERMINA THERESA FRANCISCA BOLDUAN, b. January 12, 1884; d. April 3, 1984; m. MAX E DRAEGER, June 23, 1951; b. September 16, 1884; d. February 8, 1960.
Have newspaper article for her 100th birthday celebration

Fact 1: 1984, 100th Birthday

 viii. INFANT BOLDUAN, b. February 10, 1884; d. February 10, 1884.
 ix. FERDINAND BOLDUAN, b. June 20, 1886; d. July 4, 1887.
9.x. PAUL CARL BOLDUAN, b. May 16, 1888; d. August 17, 1961.
10.xi. FRANK EMIL BOLDUAN, b. November 24, 1889; d. December 23, 1971.
 xii. AMIAL BOLDUAN, b. September 11, 1891; d. September 30, 1891.
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