Jacob Harvey Kreitzer

1874–1945 (Age 70)
Twin Township, Preble, Ohio, United States

The Life of Jacob Harvey

When Jacob Harvey Kreitzer was born on 16 April 1874, in Twin Township, Preble, Ohio, United States, his father, Emanuel Kreitzer, was 22 and his mother, Susanna Shroyer, was 22. He married Rebecca Elizabeth Leis on 24 December 1896, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Lanier Township, Preble, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 8 March 1945, in West Alexandria, Preble, Ohio, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Twin Township, Preble, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Harvey Kreitzer
Rebecca Elizabeth Leis
Marriage: 24 December 1896
Roy Edward Kreitzer
Forest Ivan Kreitzer

Spouse & Children

24 December 1896
Montgomery, Ohio, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Emanuel Kreitzer


  • Susanna Shroyer




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kreutzer .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jacob H Kreitzer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jacob H Kreitzer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jacob H Kritzer, "United States Census, 1910"

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