Edgar Shroyer Kreitzer

1879–1961 (Age 81)
Preble County, Ohio, USA

The Life of Edgar Shroyer

When Edgar Shroyer Kreitzer was born on 27 May 1879, his father, Emanuel Kreitzer, was 27 and his mother, Susanna Shroyer, was 27. He married Grace Smith on 2 January 1907, in Preble, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Lanier Township, Preble, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Twin Township, Preble, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 May 1961, in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Twin Township, Preble, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edgar Shroyer Kreitzer
Grace Smith
Marriage: 2 January 1907
Harley E Kreitzer
Paul Alonzo Kreitzer
Hubert Eugene Kreitzer

Spouse & Children

2 January 1907
Preble, Ohio, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Emanuel Kreitzer


  • Susanna Shroyer




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 22

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kreutzer .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Edward Kritzer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edgar Kratzer in household of Emanuel Kratzer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edgar Kreitzer, "United States Census, 1940"

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