Pearl Mathilda Kreps

23 December 1912–20 July 2002 (Age 89)
Kersey, Weld, Colorado, United States

The Life of Pearl Mathilda

When Pearl Mathilda Kreps was born on 23 December 1912, in Kersey, Weld, Colorado, United States, her father, Pieter Kreps, was 41 and her mother, Grietjen Grace Pheifer, was 34. She married John Montgomery "Jack" Cranston. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Hardin, Weld, Colorado, United States in 1920. She died on 20 July 2002, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Escondido, San Diego, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Montgomery "Jack" Cranston
Pearl Mathilda Kreps
Theodore John Cranston

Spouse and Children

    John Montgomery "Jack" Cranston





    Theodore John Cranston


Parents and Siblings



    Alice Kreps



    Frederick Peter Kreps



    Leonard Henry Kreps


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

Age 2

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.
1936 · Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Age 24

"Built on property donated by the Broadmoor Art Academy, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center was built in April of 1936. This was in the middle of the """"Gret Deperession"""" and Alice Bemis Tylor funded the project to help employ laborers who were unemployed."

Name Meaning

Czech and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Krebs ‘crab’ or Yiddish kreps ‘crayfish’. As a Jewish name it is of ornamental origin; otherwise it was probably a nickname for someone with a peculiar gait.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pearl M Kreps in household of Peter Kreps, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pearl Kreps in household of Peter Kreps, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Pearl Kreps Cranston, "Find A Grave Index"

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