Christian Kropf

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

The Life 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 Barbara Winkler about 1678, in Schwarzenegg, Unterlangenegg, Bern, Switzerland. He died on 11 August 1724, in his hometown, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Christian Kropf
1654–1724
Elisabeth Gurtner
1654–1704
Marriage: about 1680
Mathias Kropf
1681–1710
Verena Kropf
1696–
Christian Kropf
1684–1751
Niklaus C. Kropf
1687–1764
Margareth Kropf
1692–1713
Maria Kropf
1693–1713
Anna Kropf
1696–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1680
Bern, Switzerland
children

(7)

    Mathias Kropf

    Male1681–1710Male

    Christian Kropf

    Male1684–1751Male

    Male1687–1764Male

    Margareth Kropf

    Female1692–1713Female

    Maria Kropf

    Female1693–1713Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Michael Kropf

    Male1646–1693Male

    Female1650–1675Female

    Hans Kropf

    Male1652–1676Male

    Male1654–1724Male

    Anthoni Kropf

    Male1657–1699Male

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German:1. from Middle High German kropf ‘goiter’, hence a nickname for a person with a conspicuous crop due to goiter. 2. nickname for a person of short stature ( see Kropp ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Steffisburg - Christening - Taufen, Ehen, Index 1640-1657

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