David Kretsinger

19 March 1846–1 January 1930 (Age 83)
Beaver Creek, Washington, Maryland, United States

The Life of David

David Kretsinger was born on 19 March 1846, in Beaver Creek, Washington, Maryland, United States as the son of George W Kretsinger and Anna Stotler. He married Nancy Rice on 24 December 1867, in Beaver Creek, Washington, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Cavetown, Washington, Maryland, United States in 1860. He died on 1 January 1930, in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Washington, Maryland, United States.

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David Kretsinger
Nancy Rice
Marriage: 24 December 1867
Edith R Kretsinger
Delila V Kretsinger

Spouse and Children


    Nancy Rice


24 December 1867
Beaver Creek, Washington, Maryland, United States


    Edith R Kretsinger



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World Events (8)


Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 17

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 22

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Grötzinger ( see Gretzinger ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • David Kretzmger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • David Krotzinger in household of Jacob Stotler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David Kretsinger, "United States Census, 1910"

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