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Franz F. KROEKER

Male 1861 - 1936  (74 years)


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  • Name Franz F. KROEKER 
    Born 23 Sep 1861  Margenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 2 Jul 1878  Strassburg; New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Baptism Abt 1884  Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    History Mountain Lake 1878 p. 57: baptized by Gerhard Neufeld. p. 80 gives his mother as Maria Born, but that must be a mistake. Married by David Loewens. Widowed, living with his three youngest children, in the 1920 census, not yet remarried. 
    Reference Number 141fr 
    Buried Abt Jul 1936  Zion Krimmer M.B. Church Cemetery, Dinuba, Tulare, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 24 Jul 1936  Tulare, Tulare, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19528  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2014 

    Father Franz KROEKER,   b. 22 Aug 1832, Blumstein, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1908, Weatherford, Custer, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Katharina THIESSEN,   b. 10 Oct 1832, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1905, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1859  [1
    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 F14198  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaretha REGIER,   b. 10 May 1864, Liebenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1911, Weatherford, Custer, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 5 Jan 1886  Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
    +1. Katharina (Katie) Pearl KROEKER,   b. 14 Jan 1890, Windom, Cottonwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1953, Dinuba, Tulare, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Family ID F13720  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maria RICHERT,   b. 26 Jul 1854, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1934, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Abt 1920  Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F26255  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Sep 1861 - Margenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - Abt 1884 - Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jan 1886 - Minnesota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1920 - Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt Jul 1936 - Zion Krimmer M.B. Church Cemetery, Dinuba, Tulare, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jul 1936 - Tulare, Tulare, California Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    Kroeker, Franz F.-1861 (HS)
    Kroeker, Franz F.-1861 (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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S137] Kirchenbuch der Mennoniten Gemeinde zu Mountain Lake, Cottonwood County, Minnesota, translated by Adeline Friesen in 1996, Pg. 57.

    2. [S238] United States Federal Census, Union, Washita, Oklahoma; Enumeration District 268, Pg. 20A.

    3. [S239] United States Federal Census, Union, Washita, Oklahoma; Enumeration District 199, Pg. 8A.

    4. [S240] United States Federal Census, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska; Enumeration District 48-4, Pg. 1A.

    5. [S109] Brothers in Deed to Brothers in Need, compiled and edited by Clarence Hiebert, (published by Faith and Life Press, Newton, Kansas, 1974.), Pg. 137.

    6. [S56] Mennonite Brethren Gemeindebuch (Corn, Oklahoma), (Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies; Fresno, CA; Hillsboro, KS; Winnipeg, Manitoba), Pg. 17.