George J. Krieger

Brief Life History of George J.

When George J. Krieger was born on 18 August 1891, in Sutton, Clay, Nebraska, United States, his father, Johannes L. Krieger, was 25 and his mother, Margarete Christina Kern, was 26. He married Mary Ellen Clodfelder on 29 May 1917, in Sterling, Logan, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Box Elder Township, Red Willow, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Box Elder Election Precinct, Red Willow, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 2 August 1960, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Denver, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

George J. Krieger
1891–1960
Mary Ellen Clodfelder
1902–1989
Marriage: 29 May 1917
Sarah Margrete Krieger
1918–2001
George Henry Krieger
1920–1990
Estel Oma Krieger
1922–1952

Sources (16)

  • George Kreiger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Krieger, "Colorado, County Marriages, 1864-1995"
  • George Krieger, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Fritz, Hans, Bernhard, Erwin, Otto, Dietrich, Erdmann, Frieda, Gerhardt, Guenther, Heinz.

Swiss German and German; Dutch (of German origin; also De Krieger): occupational name for a mercenary soldier, Middle High German krieger. It is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine) and in some central European countries, e.g. in Czechia. Compare Cregar and Kreiger .

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a quarrelsome person (see Krieg ).

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

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