Barbara Kroll

26 October 1924–13 June 2007 (Age 82)
Dickinson, Stark, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Barbara

When Barbara Kroll was born on 26 October 1924, in Dickinson, Stark, North Dakota, United States, her father, Joseph Kroll, was 35 and her mother, Catherine Herauf, was 36. She married Ruben Steffen on 1 May 1944, in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in School District 30 Fromberg, Carbon, Montana, United States in 1940. She died on 13 June 2007, in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Rockvale Cemetery, Rockvale, Carbon, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ruben Steffen
Barbara Kroll
Marriage: 1 May 1944
Darlene Katherine Steffen

Spouse and Children

    Ruben Steffen



1 May 1944
Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States


    Darlene Katherine Steffen


Parents and Siblings




    Anne Kroll



    Elizabeth Monica Kroll


    Elizabeth Kroll


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1933 · Fort Peck Dam Construction Begins

Age 9

Construction on the Fort Peck Dam started in 1933. It is the highest of six major dams along the Missouri River. It is located in the northeastern part of Montana near Glasgow and Fort Peck.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Barbara Kroll in household of Joseph Kroll, "North Dakota Census, 1925"
  • Barbara Kroll in household of Joseph Kroll, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Barbara Kroll in household of Joseph Kroll, "United States Census, 1940"

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