John Amanuel Kruse

9 December 1886–30 September 1961 (Age 74)
Decoria Township, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States

The Life of John Amanuel

When John Amanuel Kruse was born on 9 December 1886, in Decoria Township, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States, his father, Friedrich Joseph Kruse, was 51 and his mother, Mary Pietsch, was 26. He married Julia Anna Lang on 13 February 1917, in Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Woods Township, Chippewa, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Medo Township, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 30 September 1961, in Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Amanuel Kruse
1886–1961
Julia Anna Lang
1892–1968
Marriage: 13 February 1917
Baby Boy Kruse
1918–1918
Lester Hubert Kruse
1918–2013
John A Kruse Jr
1919–
Gene M Kruse
1920–
Loretta Mary Kruse
1922–2015
Robert Wilfred Kruse
1923–2002
Daniel Paul Kruse
1930–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 February 1917
Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States
children

(7)

    Baby Boy Kruse

    Male1918–1918Male

    Lester Hubert Kruse

    Male1918–2013Male

    John A Kruse Jr

    Male1919–Male

    Gene M Kruse

    Male1920–Male

    Loretta Mary Kruse

    Female1922–2015Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Friedrich Joseph Kruse

    Male1835–1925Male

    Mary Pietsch

    Female1860–1929Female

siblings

(8)

    Henry Kruse

    Male1882–1909Male

    Kruse

    Female1884–Female

    Female1885–1945Female

    Male1886–1961Male

    Frederick William Kruse

    Male1888–1973Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 7

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 German and Danish: nickname for someone with curly hair, a Low German variant of Kraus .2 German: from Middle High German kruse ‘pitcher’, ‘ceramic drinking vessel’; a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of jugs or a nickname for a heavy drinker.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Kruze in household of Olf J Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J A Kruse, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John A Kruse, "United States Census, 1930"

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