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William Krejci1

M, #2754, b. 15 September 1902

Family: Dorothy May Taylor (b. 30 August 1906, d. 20 May 1976)

SonWilliam Krejci, Jr. (b. 1926, d. 1979)
DaughterDorothy Krejci (b. 1930)
SonJames Krejci, M.D. (b. 1935)

Biography

William Krejci was born on 15 September 1902.1 He witnessed the birth of William Krejci, Jr., in 1926 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA. William Krejci witnessed the birth of Dorothy Krejci in 1930 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA. He witnessed the birth of James Krejci, M.D., in 1935 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA. William Krejci and Dorothy May Taylor were married on 30 January 1925.
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Citations

  1. [S3] "The Leonard Oliver and Margaret Gilbert Masters Family Chart", 1978, Clarence D. Bowser (1563 Genessee Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43211), to Miriam Jane Halley Beverley (177 N. Remington Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43209), Second Site Online, http://www.denbowtree.org. Hereinafter cited as "Oliver-Gilbert-Masters Chart".

William Krejci, Jr.

M, #2755, b. 1926, d. 1979

Parents

FatherWilliam Krejci (b. 15 September 1902)
MotherDorothy May Taylor (b. 30 August 1906, d. 20 May 1976)

Biography

William Krejci, Jr., was born in 1926 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA. He died in 1979, at age ~53, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA.
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Ann Kromer

F, #2757

Family: Jacob Frantz (b. 1883, d. 1962)

SonBill Frantz
SonElden Frantz
SonHarold 'Red' Frantz
SonJake Frantz
DaughterJune Frantz+
SonKenneth Frantz
SonRobert Frantz

Biography

Ann Kromer witnessed the birth of Bill Frantz. She witnessed the birth of Elden Frantz. She witnessed the birth of Harold 'Red' Frantz. She witnessed the birth of Jake Frantz. She witnessed the birth of June Frantz. Ann Kromer witnessed the birth of Kenneth Frantz. She witnessed the birth of Robert Frantz.
Ann Kromer was also known as Ann Frantz. According to Vivian Doney Reid, one summer Ann came to visit herparents when they ran the boarding house. She brought several of herchildren with her. They all had whooping cough and were coughing andvomiting. Ann stayed for two weeks. Viv said it was great forbusiness- not too many people wanted to come to eat where there wereso many sick kids. Ann would come to visit each summer before schoolstarted so that Caroline could make school clothes for June. Viv alsorecalled that just after her arrival home from the hospital aftergiving birth to Susan, she heard a knock at the door. When sheanswered it there stood Ann with one of her grandchildren. They hadcome, 'unannounced', to help with the new baby. They stayed severaldays. Viv said they were a 'big help', and that everytime Ann wasn'taround she cried.
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Shirley Kronin

F, #2759, b. 15 September 1908

Family: Bud Reid Swan (b. 30 April 1906, d. April 1991)

DaughterBarbara Swan+ (b. 15 October 1936)
SonBarry Swan+ (b. 11 November 1946)

Biography

Shirley Kronin was born on 15 September 1908. She witnessed the birth of Barbara Swan on 15 October 1936. Shirley Kronin witnessed the birth of Barry Swan on 11 November 1946. She and Bud Reid Swan were married on 17 April 1934.
Shirley Kronin was also known as Shirley Swan.
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Catherine Kruse

F, #2764, b. 30 August 1855, d. 22 December 1947

Parents

FatherJohn Kruse (b. 1816)
MotherAnna Maria (b. 1816, d. 28 December 1890)

Family: Lorenz J. Lorenzen (b. 1854, d. 3 September 1905)

DaughterDorothea Marie Lorenzen+ (b. 20 September 1881, d. 1 November 1963)
DaughterRosine Christina 'Rosa' Lorenzen (b. 15 March 1884, d. 1 February 1894)
DaughterElsie Marie Lorenzen+ (b. 4 October 1889, d. 24 April 1919)
DaughterAnna Fredericka Lorenzen+ (b. 22 August 1891, d. 19 July 1977)

Biography

Catherine Kruse was born on 30 August 1855 in Hanover, Germany, Note received from Gretchen Rader Valentine 3/13/1995 states: Geshe Katrina Kruse was born in Hanover, Germany August 30, 1855 and confirmed in Heslinger 1870, came to America 1871. Married to John Lawrence Lorensen Feb. 17, 188?. The marriage license for Lorenz and Catherine is in her possession. She witnessed the birth of Dorothea Marie Lorenzen on 20 September 1881 in Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA.1 Catherine Kruse witnessed the birth of Rosine Christina 'Rosa' Lorenzen on 15 March 1884 in Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA. Catherine Kruse witnessed the birth of Elsie Marie Lorenzen on 4 October 1889. Catherine Kruse witnessed the birth of Anna Fredericka Lorenzen on 22 August 1891. Catherine Kruse and Lorenz J. Lorenzen were married on 17 February 1881 in Ottawa, Ohio, USA. She died on 22 December 1947, at age 92, in Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA,

Ohio Department of Health Certificate of Death. Registration Dist. No.981; Primary Reg. Dist. No. 3039, Registrar's No. 126. Place of Death, Ottawa County; Port Clinton, Ohio, Magruder Hospital; Length of stayin this community, 77 years. Full name, Catherine Lorenzen; Veteran Status and SSN are blank; Sex, female; Color, white; Single, widowed, married, or divorced, widowed; Name of husband, Lawrence Lorenzen; Birthdate of deceased, August 30, 1855; Age: 92 years, 3 months, 22 days; Birthplace, Germany; Usual Occupation, housewife; Industry or business, retired; Name of father, John Kruse; Birthplace of father, Germany; Maiden name of mother, unknown; Birthplace, Germany;Informant's signature, Dora Tadsen; Address, Port Clinton, Ohio; Burial date, 12-24-1947; Place, Port Clinton, Ohio; Name of Embalmer, Wm. F. Wolf, Lic. No. 2505A; Signature of funeral director, Wm. F.Wolf, Lic. No. 1894; Address, Port Clinton, Ohio; Date received local registrar, 12-29-1947; Registrar's signature, Wm. L. Zeis; Usual residence of Deceased: State, Ohio; County, Ottawa; Village, Port Clinton; Street, Jackson St.; If foreign born, how long in USA?, blank. MEDICAL CERTIFICATION. Date of death, Dec. 22, 1947, hour - 6, minute - 26 P.M. I hereby certify that I attended the deceased from 29 May, 1947 to 22 Dec., 1947; that I last saw her alive on 22 Dec.1947; and that death occurred on the date and hour stated above. Immediate cause of death, Hypstatic pneumonia; duration, 24 hours; Due to - confinement, Due to - 6 hr. valvular heart didease. Other conditions, arteriosclerosis; duration, years. Signature H.O. Buman M.D.; Address, Port Clinton, Ohio. Date signed 27 Dec. 1947.

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She was buried on 24 December 1947 in Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA.
Catherine Kruse was also known as Catherine Lorenzen.11 She left a will on 21 December 1942 in Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA.1
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Citations

  1. [S86] "Research by Susan Sharp on her husband's Sharp line.", (Mainly 1990s), Susan Sharp (215 Oak St., Hillsboro, OH 45133), to Carl Jón Denbow (17 Coventry Lane, Athens, Athens, Ohio, USA, 45701-3718), Carl J. Denbow Personal Files, 17 Coventry Lane, Athens, Athens, Ohio, USA, 45701-3718. Hereinafter cited as "Susan Sharp's Research Notes".

John Kruse

M, #2765, b. 1816

Family: Anna Maria (b. 1816, d. 28 December 1890)

DaughterCatherine Kruse+ (b. 30 August 1855, d. 22 December 1947)

Biography

John Kruse was born in 1816. He witnessed the birth of Catherine Kruse on 30 August 1855 in Hanover, Germany, Note received from Gretchen Rader Valentine 3/13/1995 states: Geshe Katrina Kruse was born in Hanover, Germany August 30, 1855 and confirmed in Heslinger 1870, came to America 1871. Married to John Lawrence Lorensen Feb. 17, 188?. The marriage license for Lorenz and Catherine is in her possession.
Newspaper article (date and name of paper have been cut off) inposession of Gretchen Valentine titled Hard Work Responsible for aYoung Mind and Body, Ninety Year Old Resident Declares by Juel ReedCover, paraphrased as follows. Tena Lorenzen came to this Country withher parents, John and Anna Kruse, from Germany in 1871 when she was 16years old. Their sailing vessel was on the water for nine weeks andthree days. Supplies ran low and the voyagers were nearly starved whenthey landed. Her parents settled on a farm near Mud Creek near PortClinton to be near relatives who had preceeded them over. (See notesfor Teena Lorenzen.) BOOK: ?SEVERAL VOLUMES PASSENGER LISTS GERMANS TOAMERICA INDEXED BY NAME AND YEAR - Page 18 Ship Marco Polo, FromBremen to New York, Arrived 7 October 1871, Passengers - Kruse,Johann, 53, male, farmer; Anna, 52, female, unknown; Catharina, 16,unknown; Code says they are from Germany, province and villageunknown. (Copy in file.) U.S. Census 1880, Ottawa County, Ohio,Enumeration date: June 19, 1880. Page 401B, Dwelling No. 423, FamilyNo. 442, Kruse, John, white, male, 64, married, common laborer, 4months unemployed in the past year, POB Hanover, POBF Hanover, POBMHanover; Anna, white, female, 63, wife, married, keeping house, POBHanover, POBF Hanover, POBM Hanover.
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Louisa Kuhn1

F, #2766

Family: Richard Edward Keffer

DaughterBertha A. Keffer (b. 1886, d. 1968)

Biography

Louisa Kuhn witnessed the birth of Bertha A. Keffer in 1886 in Ohio, USA.
Louisa Kuhn was also known as Sour @C387@ Kuhn. She was also known as Louisa Keffer.
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Citations

  1. [S11] Letters and emails from Mary Lou Deetz (, Dover, Tuscarawas, Ohio, USA) to Carl Jón Denbow, From 1993; Carl J. Denbow Personal Files (, 17 Coventry Lane, Athens, Athens, Ohio, USA, 45701-3718)..

Carrie L. Vorhis1

F, #2770, b. 2 July 1848, d. 18 June 1925

Family: Levi Halley (b. 2 February 1848, d. 22 June 1895)

SonWilliam Elmer Halley, Sr.+ (b. 31 January 1875, d. 18 December 1945)
Carrie I. Halley's Tombstone in Union Cemtery, Greenville, Ohio.

Biography

Carrie L. Vorhis was born on 2 July 1848 in New Jersey, USA.2 She witnessed the birth of William Elmer Halley, Sr., on 31 January 1875 in Coletown, Darke, Ohio, USA.3 She and Levi Halley were married on 30 April 1874 in Darke, Ohio, USA.4 She died on 18 June 1925, at age 76, in Darke, Ohio, USA.
Carrie L. Vorhis was also known as Carrie L. Halley.1
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Citations

  1. [S269] Ancestry.com. Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016., ancestry.com, http://www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as MC Vohris-Halley.
  2. [S268] Levi D. Halley's Entry in Find a Grave, online https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/130140338/levi-d.-halley. Hereinafter cited as Levi Halley: Find a Grave.
  3. [S270] U.S. Government, Draft Regiistration, 10 Aug 1918, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio.
  4. [S269] MC Vohris-Halley: documents county and date of marriage.

Mary L1

F, #2771, b. 1869, d. 1902

Biography

Mary L was born in 1869.1 She and John William Denbow were married in 1889 in Monroe, Ohio, USA. She died in 1902, at age ~33.1
Mary L was also known as Mary Denbow.
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Citations

  1. [S10] Thomas W. Thompson, The Thompson Geneology [sic], 2nd Edition (812 Boulevard, Dover, Ohio 44622: Express Press Inc., 20 Jul 1979). Hereinafter cited as Thompson Genealogy.