Johann Peter Krauss

Brief Life History of Johann Peter

When Johann Peter Krauss was born on 1 February 1757, in Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany, his father, Johann Christoph Krauss, was 34 and his mother, Anna Maria Fisher, was 28. He married Maria Christina Weygand on 22 January 1788, in Haardt, Neustadt an der Weinstraße, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

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Johann Peter Krauss
Maria Christina Weygand
Marriage: 22 January 1788

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  • Johann Peter Krauss, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"
  • Johann Peter Krauss, "Deutschland, Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898"
  • Joh. Peter Krauss, "Deutschland, Heiraten 1558-1929"

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World Events (4)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.


The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Kurt, Siegfried, Heinz, Hans, Helmut, Ernst, Erwin, Gerhard, Inge, Karl-Heinz, Theodor.

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kraus .

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

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