1) Wilhelm Friedrich KRAUTZ, Sr. workman, 27, from TURNOW
2) Anna KRAUTZ,
born March 1870, from TURNOW
2) Anna KRAUTZ, born March 1870, from TURNOW
On the ship “S.S. Aller,” arriving NEW YORK CITY, NY, 16 Mar 1889, with 4 fellow Wends, Matthes KULLOWATZ, Chris SCHULTZE, Martin SCHERGUN, and Martin POST.
Wilhelm Friedrich KRAUTZ was from TURNOW, near DRACHHAUSEN,
the son of Matthias KRAUTZ
and Anna TUCH; born in 1862.
He and all the men traveling together, went to
About 2 years later, on May 5, 1891, Wilhelm
Friedrich KRAUTZ married the
Wend Marie Anne
(who immigrated in 1889), in
1) William F. KRAUTZ, Jr., born 9 Jan 1895
2) Johann Christian “John” Martin KRAUTZ, born 7 Jan 1897,
The godparents of
William Jr. were Wends:
Frau KULLOWATZ, (Hanna BARTEL), the new wife of William Sr.s shipmate, Matthes
KULLOWATZ and Carl JURTH,
who immigrated in 1899. John’s godparents were his father’s immigrating
shipmates; Martin SCHERGUN and Martin POST,
and Wilhelm Sr.’s sister, Anna
KRAUTZ Oppenheimer. The family is not found in US or
The boys registered for the draft in World War I. On 5 June 1918, John shows he is single, living with his mother Anna at 919 Metropolitan Avenue, in LEAVENWORTH, KS, where John works with for Vogel Box Company; while 22 year old brother, William, fills out a slightly different form; states he is a printer at Times Publishing Co., single, living at the same address, revealing no information about his parents.
Anna KRAUTZ married in 1891 non Wend Adam OPPENHEIMER. She lived in 1910 in Ford Madison.
Revise 15 Mar 2010
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