Katharina Margaretha Krug

Brief Life History of Katharina Margaretha

When Katharina Margaretha Krug was born on 23 December 1786, in Nieder Beerbach, Starkenburg, Grand Duchy of Hesse, her father, Johann Adam Krug, was 35 and her mother, Anna Barbara Harres, was 39. She married Andreas Kraft on 7 July 1811, in Nieder Beerbach, Starkenburg, Grand Duchy of Hesse. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 5 April 1863, in Frankenhausen, Dieburg, Grand Duchy of Hesse, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Andreas Kraft
–1863
Katharina Margaretha Krug
1786–1863
Marriage: 7 July 1811
Christina Barbara Kraft
1814–1881
Andraes Wendel Kraft
1824–1900
Margaretha Elisabetha Kraft
1830–1912

Sources (5)

  • Katharine Margareth Krafft in entry for Andreas Wendel Krafft, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Katharine Margareth in entry for Andreas Wendel Krafft, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Katharina Margaretha Krafftin in entry for Christine Barbara Krafftin, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic):

metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of mugs and jugs, from Middle High German kruoc ‘jug, drinking vessel’; alternatively, mostly in southern and eastern Germany, a nickname for a heavy drinker.

occupational name for a tavern keeper, from Krug ‘inn, tavern’, especially in northern Germany. Compare Krueger .

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

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