Paul Nickolas Krier

5 January 1899–4 September 1971 (Age 72)
Emery, Hanson, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Paul Nickolas

When Paul Nickolas Krier was born on 5 January 1899, in Emery, Hanson, South Dakota, United States, his father, Henry Krier, was 55 and his mother, Catherine Pauly, was 35. He married Clara M Kramer on 11 September 1923, in Larchwood, Lyon, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Bridgewater, McCook, South Dakota, United States for about 5 years and Sioux Township, Lyon, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 4 September 1971, in Larchwood, Lyon, Iowa, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Larchwood Cemetery, Larchwood, Lyon, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul Nickolas Krier
Clara M Kramer
Marriage: 11 September 1923
Raphael Henry Krier
Loren G Krier
Donald J Krier
Ruth M Krier
James Joseph Krier

Spouse and Children

11 September 1923
Larchwood, Lyon, Iowa, United States


    Raphael Henry Krier


    Loren G Krier



    Ruth M Krier


    James Joseph Krier


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Krier


    Catherine Pauly






    Mary Mathilda Krier


    Julius P Krier


    Leo P Krier


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 14

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 19

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name from Middle High German krier ‘herald’. Compare Krey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Paul N Krier, "South Dakota State Census, 1905"
  • Paul Krier in household of Henry Krier, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Paul N Krier in household of Henry Krier, "United States Census, 1920"

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