Besse Leone (Koch) Palen, Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa

Birth:  Aug. 25, 1895
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA

Death:  Mar. 13, 1962
Lee County
Illinois, USA 

Her parents were Emil A. Koch and Dorothea (Dora) Loringett.
Wife of Leopold “Leo” Frank Palen from Caledonia, Houston County, Minnesota.
Married: 8 January 1916 in St. Raphael’s Cathedral, Dubuque, Iowa. They both were Catholic.

They resided at 815 Galena Ave, Dixon, Lee County, Illinois. Besse was a Homemaker.
Mother of Virginia Palen (Long), Father “Bob” Robert Leon Palen, and William “Billy” Edward Palen. 

Family links:
Emil August Koch (1856 – 1906)
Dorothea Loringette Koch (1856 – 1937)

Leopold “Leo” Frank Palen (1890 – 1971)

Robert Leon Palen (1916 – 2002)
Virginia Besse Palen Long (1919 – 2015)

William Koch (1898 – 1984)

Name Bessie Koch
Event Type Census
Event Date 1910
Event Place Dubuque Ward 5, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
Gender Female
Age 14
Marital Status Single
Race White
Race (Original) White
Relationship to Head of Household Daughter
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Daughter
Birth Year (Estimated) 1896
Birthplace Iowa
Father’s Birthplace Germany
Mother’s Birthplace Switzerland
Sheet Letter A
Sheet Number 1
Nora Koch Head F 54 Switzerland
Clara M Koch Daughter F 19 Iowa
Bessie Koch Daughter F 14 Iowa
William Koch Son M 11 Iowa
Citing this Record
“United States Census, 1910,” database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2 March 2017), Bessie Koch in household of Nora Koch, Dubuque Ward 5, Dubuque, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 136, sheet 1A, family 2, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 402; FHL microfilm 1,374,415.

Besse Leone <i>Koch</i> Palen
Mount Calvary Cemetery
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA

Besse Leone <i>Koch</i> Palen
 Created by: TEXAS TUDORS
Record added: May 09, 2008
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Besse Leone <i>Koch</i> Palen