Thielen Family Genealogy Forum
Mathias (Matthew in English) Thelen born in Germany Jan.,1830. Mathias Thelen and wife (name unknown) had 8 children. Rose, Emma, Nora, Ruth Anna, "Mattie" (Mathias, Jr.) and my Grandmother Albertina Agnes who married Edward Joseph Loss in Chicago, Illinois Jan.,1893. Edward Loss was a butcher at the Chicago Stock yards, born in Illinois Oct.,1871 (Naperville on death certificate).
Edward, Sr., Albertina, and adult children Loretta (and her husband Scott), Raymond, Myrtle, and Viola (and her husband and two sons) are all buried in St. Mary's cemetary in Evergreen Park, Cook County, Illinois.
If anyone has any proveable information about Mathias or his past, I would be most willing to share information related to other family members.