George Washington Krider

Brief Life History of George Washington

When George Washington Krider was born on 26 November 1857, in Lewistown, Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, Christian Crider, was 43 and his mother, Hannah Ralls, was 37. He married Virginia Caroline Houston on 11 December 1879, in Lewistown, Fulton, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Lewistown Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 9 June 1902, at the age of 44, and was buried in Oak Hill, Peoria, Illinois, United States.

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George Washington Krider
Virginia Caroline Houston
Marriage: 11 December 1879
Alva Christian Krider
Carrie Edith Krider
William Riley Krider
Minnie Adell Krider
Alta Grace Krider
Cora A Krider
Cora E. Krider
Bruce Edwin Krider
Pearl Madeline Krider
Auren George Krider
Jessie Oberteen Krider
Don A Krider
Ross Krider

Sources (18)

  • George Crider in household of Chris Crider, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Washington Krider, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Louis Krider in entry for Jessie Obertewn Miller, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kreider or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

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

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