Edward Louis Krug Sr.

1897–1985 (Age 88)
New York, United States

The Life of Edward Louis

When Edward Louis Krug Sr. was born in 1897, in New York, United States, his father, Jakob Anton Krug, was 44 and his mother, Marie Bittner, was 42. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Cecelia Sleasman. He lived in Colonie, Colonie, Albany, New York, United States for about 40 years. He died in 1985, in New York, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Albany, Albany, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Louis Krug Sr.
Cecelia Sleasman
Doris Ann Krug
Edward Louis Krug Jr.

Spouse and Children



    Doris Ann Krug


    Edward Louis Krug Jr.


Parents and Siblings

    Jakob Anton Krug


    Marie Bittner




    Caroline Krug


    John J Krug


    Fred Krug


    Francis J Krug


    Rose Krug


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 20

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 23

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of mugs and jugs, from Middle High German kruoc ‘jug’, ‘drinking vessel’; alternatively, mostly in southern and eastern Germany, a nickname for a heavy drinker.2 occupational nickname for a tavern keeper, from Krug ‘inn’, ‘tavern’, especially in northern Germany.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eddie Krug in household of Jacob Kray, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edward Krug in household of Jacob Krug, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Edward Krug in household of Jacob Krug, "United States Census, 1920"

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