Josephine Krygier

December 1889–3 May 1945 (Age 55)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Krygier was born in December 1889, in Missouri, United States, her father, Joannis Krygier, was 34 and her mother, Josephine Begley Wachowiak, was 36. She died on 3 May 1945, in La Salle, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in LaSalle, Illinois, United States.

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Joannis Krygier
Josephine Begley Wachowiak
Katharine Krygier
Stanislaus Krygier
Wladyslawa Krygier
John Krygier
Josephine Krygier
Rosalia Krygier
Ladislausa Krygier
Paul John Krygier

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 3

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 15

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish: variant of Kryger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Josie Kruger in household of Josephine Kruger, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Josephine Krueger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Josephine Kruger, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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