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Elisabeth N. (Louisa) KROEKER

Elisabeth N. (Louisa) KROEKER[1]

Female 1886 - Abt 1979  (92 years)

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  • Name Elisabeth N. (Louisa) KROEKER 
    Born 18 Jul 1886  Alexanderfeld, Kuban Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 25 May 1893  Strassburg; New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Baptism 7 Aug 1921  Hillsboro, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    History First Hillsboro 1885 p. 327: baptized by John H. Epp. Her first name is given as Lasse on the ship passenger list in 1893, which is likely a misrepresentation of Elisabeth. Her grave stone identifies her as Louise. Other records call her Lisa. SSDI calls her Louise and states her card was issued in Oklahoma in 1973. Heinrich Unger and Elisabeth Kroeker were second cousins. 
    Reference Number 141el 
    Social Security Number 440-64-3312 
    Died Abt Jun 1979  Corn, Washita, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Abt Jun 1979  Mennonite Brethren Cemetery, Corn, Washita, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20148  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 27 May 2014 

    Father Jakob J. KROEKER,   b. 28 Sep 1849, Lichtfelde, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1929, Corn, Washita, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Anna J. NEUFELD,   b. 15 Oct 1853, Neu Stuttgart, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1942, Corn, Washita, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1875  Alexanderfeld, Kuban Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Photos
    Kroeker, Jacob J.-1849 & Family
    Kroeker, Jacob J.-1849 & Family
    Back Row: Maria (1880), Gertrude (1876), Anna(1881), Jacob (1883), Peter (1878).
    Front Row: Margaretha (1884), Heinrich (1889), Jacob J. (1849-father), Anna J. (1853-mother), Elisabeth (1886).
    Taken about July or August 1893. (Helena not pictured-she died in June 1893, while Katherine is yet to be born in September 1893)
    Headstones
    Kroeker, Jacob J.-1849 & Anna J.-1853 (HS)
    Kroeker, Jacob J.-1849 & Anna J.-1853 (HS)
    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 F14203  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Heinrich Aaron UNGER,   b. 8 Oct 1884, Hillsboro, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1971, Weatherford, Custer, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 17 Apr 1908  Hillsboro, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Viola Louise UNGER,   b. 13 Nov 1909, Hillsboro, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1987, Hillsboro, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. Ervil Lemont UNGER,   b. 14 Nov 1913, Hillsboro, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1995, Garland, Bowie, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Hazel Leona UNGER,   b. 13 Oct 1916, Hillsboro, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 2004, Elkview General Hospital, Hobart, Kiowa, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. Wilbur (Bill) Leslie UNGER,   b. 15 May 1920, Corn, Washita, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 2006, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. Daniel Jacob UNGER,   b. 28 Feb 1922, Corn, Washita, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1922, Corn, Washita, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +6. Melba Louise UNGER,   b. 3 Mar 1923, Corn, Washita, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1956, Clinton, Custer, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     7. Heinrich Aaron UNGER,   b. 1 Jan 1926, Corn, Washita, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 2000, Cyril, Caddo, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Headstones
    Unger, Henry A.-1884 & Louise N.-1886 (HS)
    Unger, Henry A.&Louise N
    Family ID F14638  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Apr 1908 - Hillsboro, Marion, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 7 Aug 1921 - Hillsboro, Marion, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt Jun 1979 - Corn, Washita, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt Jun 1979 - Mennonite Brethren Cemetery, Corn, Washita, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Kroeker, Elisabeth N
    Kroeker, Elisabeth N
    Taken about 1893.
    Kroeker, Jacob J.-1849 & Family
    Kroeker, Jacob J.-1849 & Family
    Back Row: Maria (1880), Gertrude (1876), Anna(1881), Jacob (1883), Peter (1878).
    Front Row: Margaretha (1884), Heinrich (1889), Jacob J. (1849-father), Anna J. (1853-mother), Elisabeth (1886).
    Taken about July or August 1893. (Helena not pictured-she died in June 1893, while Katherine is yet to be born in September 1893)

    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.

  • 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. [S56] Mennonite Brethren Gemeindebuch (Corn, Oklahoma), (Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies; Fresno, CA; Hillsboro, KS; Winnipeg, Manitoba), Pg. 171.

    3. [S202] Social Security Death Index (SSDI).

    4. [S102] Index to Mennonite Immigrants on United States Passenger Lists: 1872-1904, (published in 1986), Pg. 121.

    5. [S56] Mennonite Brethren Gemeindebuch (Corn, Oklahoma), (Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies; Fresno, CA; Hillsboro, KS; Winnipeg, Manitoba), Pg. 80.