George J. Krieger

18 August 1891–2 August 1960 (Age 68)
Sutton, Clay, Nebraska, United States

The Life 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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George J. Krieger
Mary Ellen Clodfelder
Marriage: 29 May 1917
Sarah Margrete Krieger
George Henry Krieger
Estel Oma Krieger

Spouse and Children

29 May 1917
Sterling, Logan, Colorado, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 10

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 19

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 Swiss German, German, and Dutch: occupational name for a mercenary soldier, Middle High German krieger (possibly from Late Latin (miles) gregarius ‘common soldier’, from grex ‘herd’,‘flock’, ‘crowd’). This name, in various spellings, is found throughout western and central Europe.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a quarrelsome person ( see Krieg ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kruger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Kreiger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Krieger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George J Kreiger in household of John Kreiger, "United States Census, 1910"

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