John Krause

19 June 1787–14 November 1863 (Age 76)
Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John

When John Krause was born on 19 June 1787, in Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, his father, Johann Gottlob Krause, was 26 and his mother, Maria Magdalena Meyer, was 19. He died on 14 November 1863, at the age of 76, and was buried in West End Cemetery, Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Johann Gottlob Krause
Maria Magdalena Meyer
John Krause
Samuel Benjamin Krause

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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 2

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.

Age 21

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kraus .2 German: from Middle High German krūse ‘pitcher’, ‘jug’; a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of jugs or a nickname for a heavy drinker.

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

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  • John J Krause, "Find A Grave Index"

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