Peter J Krehbiel

22 February 1875–7 March 1958 (Age 83)
Marion, Turner, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Peter J

When Peter J Krehbiel was born on 22 February 1875, in Marion, Turner, South Dakota, United States, his father, Jacob Krehbiel, was 47 and his mother, Freni Graber, was 26. He married Elisabeth Graber on 23 November 1897. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Reno, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Albion Township, Reno, Kansas, United States for about 40 years. He died on 7 March 1958, in Pretty Prairie, Reno, Kansas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Pretty Prairie, Reno, Kansas, United States.

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Peter J Krehbiel
Rosa Graber
Marriage: 6 June 1905
Herman Krehbiel
Marie Krehbiel
Harvey D Krehbiel
Jacob Krehbiel
Fred Albert Krehbiel
Edwin Victor Krehbiel
Elmer O Krehbiel
Clarence Krehbiel
Joseph H Krehbiel

Spouse and Children

6 June 1905


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Krehbiel


    Freni Graber




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 2

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Krähenbühl ( see Krahenbuhl ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • P J Krehbiel, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Pete J Krehbiel in household of Frannie Krehbiel, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Peter Kroepil in household of Jacob Kroepil, "United States Census, 1880"

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