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Langen Mine

Roche Percee, Saskatchewan, Canada

Langen Coal Mine

located at Section 13, Township 1, Range 7, W2

Owned by Jens Langen, on land he homesteaded on when he moved from Minnesota in 1902.

Jens Langen
b- Sept 1856 in Norway
d- Nov 30, 1926 - (69 yrs, 2 months, 17 days old)
buried in Emmanuel Cemetery south of Roche Percee
Married Maria Langen, nee ?
b- Nov 1862 in Sweden
d- Oct 18, 1922
buried in Emmanuel Cemetery south of Roche Percee
Immigrating in 1885 to USA, 1902 to Canada

They had 7 children:
Ole, Julius, Peter, Clara, Martin, Selma and Leander

I think Jens immigrated in 1883, with his oldest son Ole, to US

Son- Ole Langen
b- Mar 1882 in Norway
d- 1958 in Sudbury ON
married in 1908 to Mary Ann Kiser
Ole had a Dairy Farm in Estevan area at one time.

Son- Peter (Pet) Langen
b- May 1889 in Minnesota USA
d- before 1919
buried in Emmanuel Cemetery, single, died in his teens

Son- Julius Langen
b- Sept 18,1891, McIntosh, Minn, USA
d- July 6, 1957
buried in Bienfait Cemetery
WWI veteran - Reg #3353263, Lutheran religion
Living in Taylorton when he enlisted in May 1918
Honorary Lignite Louie in 1977

Daughter- Clara A. Langen
b- Sept 1896 in Minn, USA
d- Aug 19, 1970, possibly in Billings, Montana
married Arthur Hoehne in 1913

Son- Martin Langen
b- Mar 30, 1899 in Minn, USA
d- June 1975 possibly in Hazen, Mercer, ND, USA
married in 1923 to DeEtta , nee ?

Daughter- Selma Langen
b-
d- 1955 possibly in Billings Montana

Son- Leander Langen
b- Mar 7, 1901 in Minn, USA
d- Feb 1, 1981
buried in Bienfait Cemetery
married Flora Knight in 1924

Brother ? -Peter Langen
b- 1858 in Norway probably?
d- July 23, 1938, age 80 yrs, 4 months
buried in Emmanuel Cemetery
1900 Minnesota census in Polk county, Lessor Township
1895 also in US, so names above born in Norway,
per 1911 Canada Census are possibly born in USA
1911 family in Roche Percee

Julius, Leander and Jens Langen bought the Riverside Hotel In Roche Percee
Jens was a trustee of the Short Creek School, #768
He homesteaded on Section 14-1-7-W2


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