Christian Kropf

8 October 1654–11 August 1724 (Age 69)
Schwarzenegg, Unterlangenegg, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Christian

When Christian Kropf was born on 8 October 1654, in Schwarzenegg, Unterlangenegg, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Mathias Kropf, was 35 and his mother, Elisabeth Blum, was 30. He married Elisabeth Gurtner about 1680, in Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 11 August 1724, in his hometown, at the age of 69.

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Christian Kropf
Elisabeth Gurtner
Marriage: about 1680
Mathias Kropf
Verena Kropf
Christian Kropf
Niklaus C. Kropf
Margareth Kropf
Maria Kropf
Anna Kropf

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  • Marriage
    about 1680Bern, Switzerland
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    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Siegfried, Alois, Aloys, Arno, Jurgen, Liesl, Matthias.German and Swiss German:from Middle High German kropf ‘goiter’, hence a nickname for a person with a conspicuous crop due to goiter or for a short person.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (7)

    • Christen Krapf in entry for Verena Krapf, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Christen Kropff, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Christen Kropft in entry for Maria Kropft, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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