Fred Meisner
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Frederick Meisner (1895 - 1970)

Frederick (Fred) Meisner
Born in Grimm, Saratov, Volga, Russiamap
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Husband of — married 15 Feb 1916 in Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, USAmap
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Died at age 74 in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
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Volga German
Fred Meisner was a Volga German.

Frederick Meisner was born 12 Dec 1895 in Grimm, Saratov, Russia to Jacob Meisner and Eva Katharina Zulauf.

Fred married Pauline Paul on 15 Feb 1916 in Fort Collins, Colorado.[1] Fred and Pauline had 12 children, three sons died in infancy. The family lived in Fort Collins, Colorado, for 18 years and then moved to Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin in 1928.

He passed away at age 74 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond Du Lac on 23 Jan 1970. He is buried in Ledgeview Memorial Park Cemetery.[2]


Church Rite Slated for Resident, 74
Frederick Meisner, 74, of the Rosalind Apartments, 15 N. Marr St., died at 1:30 p.m. Friday at St. Agnes Hospital.
Born Dec. 12, 1895, in Grimm, Russia, of German descent, he was the son of Jacob and Eva Zulaf Meisner. He married the former Pauline Paul on Feb. 15, 1915, in Fort Collins, Colo.
A member of the Church of Peace, he was employed by Sadoff Iron & Metal Co. until his retirement in 1960.
Survivors include his widow; six daughters, Mrs. Leo Rieck, of Chicago, Mrs. Garhardt Roth of North Fond du Lac, Mrs. Hans Schumacher, Mrs. Russell Strelow, Mrs. Howard Hall, and Mrs. Rubert Hutter, all of Fond du Lac; three sons, Albert of Sheboygan, T. Sgt. Eugene of Mesa, Ariz., and Jerome of Fond du Lac; two sisters, Mrs. Christine Wamboldt of Kenosha and Mrs. Marie Waag of Fort Collins, Colo.; 28 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by three sons, four brothers, four grandsons and one granddaughter.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Church of Peace. Burial will be in Ledgeview Memorial Park.
Friends may call at the Bidlingmaier Funeral Home from 2 p.m. Sunday until 10:30 a.m. Monday when the body will be moved to the church to be in state until the time of services.[3]


  1. "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2017), Fred Meissner and Pauline Paul, 15 Feb 1916, Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, United States; citing no. 4990, State Archives, Denver; FHL microfilm 1,690,109.
  2. Find A Grave: Memorial #192991397
  3. Obit Clipping, The Reporter, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, 24 Jan 1970, Sat • Page 20.
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), Fred Miesner, Jan 1970; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  • "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 March 2018), Fred Meisner, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "Illinois, Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 March 2018), Fredrig Meisner, 1941; citing Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, NARA microfilm publication M1285 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 119; FHL microfilm 1,432,119.
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Meisner-670 and Meisner-324 appear to represent the same person because: Same person married to Pauline Paul. Please use all birth/death/sources from Meisner-324.
Is this the same person, if so a merge is necessary.
posted on Meisner-670 (merged) by Koreen (Printz) Goodman