Theodore Carl Kroll

6 November 1911–2 January 1988 (Age 76)
Saint Wendel, Stearns, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Theodore Carl

When Theodore Carl Kroll was born on 6 November 1911, in Saint Wendel, Stearns, Minnesota, United States, his father, Paul K. Kroll, was 23 and his mother, Helena Masog, was 22. He married Clara Francis Sobania on 28 May 1942, in Stearns, Minnesota, United States. He lived in St. Wendel Township, Stearns, Minnesota, United States in 1930. He died on 2 January 1988, in Opole, Stearns, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Opole, Stearns, Minnesota, United States.

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Theodore Carl Kroll
Clara Francis Sobania
Marriage: 28 May 1942

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    Clara Francis Sobania


28 May 1942
Stearns, Minnesota, United States

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 3

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.

Age 21

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: nickname for someone with curly hair, from Middle High German krol ‘curly’, Middle Low German krulle ‘ringlet’, ‘curl’, Middle Dutch croel, crul (apparently a loanword from German).2 German and Polish: variant of Krol .3 German: (also Kröll): from the Germanic personal name Rollo, based on hrōd ‘renown’, ‘victory’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thedor Kroll in household of Paul Kroll, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Theodore Kroll in household of Paul K Kroll, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Theodore Carl Kroll, "Find A Grave Index"

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