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Bernhard Ott KROEKER[1]

Male 1880 - 1948  (67 years)


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  • Name Bernhard Ott KROEKER 
    Born 7 Sep 1880  Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    History Surname spelled ‘Krocker’ in the 1910 & 1920 censuses. Given name listed as ‘Benjamin’ in the 1930 census. Middle name as listed on his WWI Draft Registration Card (blue eyes, dark hair, medium height and build-dated 12 Sep 1918). 
    Occupation Farmer 
    Reference Number 141be 
    Buried Abt May 1948  Jansen Cemetery, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Plot: Row 4
    Died 20 May 1948  Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1663  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2013 

    Father Rev. Bernhard KROEKER,   b. 29 Feb 1848, Margenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1927, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Katharina OTT,   b. 10 Mar 1851, Margenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1900, Galveston, Harris, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 7 Sep 1869  Margenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Ships
    S.S. Strassburg-1872
    S.S. Strassburg-1872
    The steamship STRASSBURG was built for Norddeutscher Lloyd by Caird & Co, Greenock (yard #166), and was launched on 24 May 1872. 3,025 tons; 107,06 x 11,89 meters (length x breadth); straight stem (first Norddeutscher Lloyd high-seas vessel so built), 1 funnel, 2 masts; iron construction, screw propulsion, twin single-expansion engine, service speed 11 knots; accommodation for 60 passengers in 1st class, 120 in 2nd class, and 889 to 900 in steerage; crew of 70 to 100. The STRASSBURG was the "name ship" of the 13 vessels of Norddeutscher Lloyd's Strassburg Class of passenger vessels, and was built for the Line's New Orleans service. 3 September 1872, maiden voyage, Bremen - Southampton - New York. 16 October 1872, first voyage, Bremen - Havre - New Orleans. 1874, given new boilers and compound engine, service speed 12 knots. Made one voyage to Hankau for a cargo of tea, being the first German steamship through the Suez Canal. 16 February 1881, first voyage, Bremen-Baltimore. 11 November 1881, first voyage, Bremen-South America. 1883-1896, primarily to South America. 1885, refitted in Bremerhaven. 2 August 1893, last voyage, Bremen-New York (12 roundtrip voyages). 25 January 1896, last voyage, Bremen-South America. August 1896, sold to Tardi & Co, Genoa, for scrapping. 1897, scrapped at Genoa.
    Family ID F450  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Katharina B. FRIESEN,   b. 16 Jul 1883, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1973, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1903  Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Bernhard F. KROEKER,   b. 17 Oct 1903, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1999, Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     2. Aganetha KROEKER,   b. 9 Jun 1905, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1905, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. John F. KROEKER,   b. 2 Sep 1906, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1994, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. Aganetha F. KROEKER,   b. 15 Mar 1909, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1995, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +5. Henry F. KROEKER,   b. 6 Sep 1911, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 2000, Fairbury, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     6. Sarah KROEKER,   b. 27 Oct 1913, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1913, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +7. Klaas (Nick) F. KROEKER,   b. 11 Apr 1916, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 2007, Immanuel St. Joseph's—Mayo Health System, Mankato, Nicollet, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     8. Peter KROEKER,   b. 11 Aug 1918, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1918, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +9. Peter F. KROEKER,   b. 20 Oct 1921, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1997, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     10. Katherina KROEKER,   b. 23 Feb 1924, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 2005, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Family ID F1178  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Sep 1880 - Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Jan 1903 - Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 May 1948 - Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Kroeker, Bernhard O.-1880 (HS)
    Kroeker, Bernhard O.-1880 (HS)

  • Sources 
    1. [S98] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 3.0), (Published by the Genealogy Project Committee of the California Mennonite Historical Society; 4824 East Butler Avenue, Fresno, California 93727-5097; Phone (559) 453-2225).

    2. [S68] Henderson, Nebraska, Evangelical Mennonite Brethren Church Family Book, Pg. 47.

    3. [S238] United States Federal Census, Cub Creek, Jefferson, Nebraska; Enumeration District #90, Pg. 9B.

    4. [S239] United States Federal Census, Cub Creek, Jefferson, Nebraska; Enumeration District #98, Pg. 9A.

    5. [S240] United States Federal Census, Cub Creek, Jefferson, Nebraska; Enumeration District #48-5, Pg. 5B.