Reimer Carl Kracht

1838–12 March 1914 (Age 76)
Germany

The Life of Reimer Carl

Reimer Carl Kracht was born in 1838, in Germany. He married Dorotha Reckman on 3 January 1872. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 12 March 1914, in Crawford, Iowa, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Crawford, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reimer Carl Kracht
1838–1914
Dorotha Reckman
1845–
Marriage: 3 January 1872
Mary Margaret Kracht
1876–
Philip Kracht
1878–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 January 1872
Douglas,Illinois
children

(2)

    Mary Margaret Kracht

    Female1876–Female

    Male1878–Male

World Events (8)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 14

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
1863

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from Middle Low German kracht, Middle Dutch cracht ‘power’, hence a nickname for a strong person. Compare South German Kraft .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Carl Kracht, "Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935"

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