Reimer Carl Kracht

1838–12 March 1914 (Age 76)

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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Reimer Carl Kracht
Dorotha Reckman
Marriage: 3 January 1872
Mary Margaret Kracht
Philip Kracht

Spouse and Children

3 January 1872


    Mary Margaret Kracht



World Events (8)


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.

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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