Philip Jacob Krautkremer

1875–1951 (Age 76)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Philip Jacob

When Philip Jacob Krautkremer was born on 26 May 1875, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Jacob Krautkremer, was 27 and his mother, Barbara Gerold, was 21. He married Elizabeth Weckmann on 23 May 1899, in Scott, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Helena, Scott, Minnesota, United States in 1885 and Belle Plaine Township, Scott, Minnesota, United States in 1895. He died on 15 May 1951, in North Mankato, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 75.

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Philip Jacob Krautkremer
Elizabeth Weckmann
Marriage: 23 May 1899
Lawrence Jacob Krautkremer
Edward Jacob Krautkremer
Mary C. Krautkremer
Leo F. Krautkremer
Marcella Ann Krautkremer
Aloysius George Krautkremer

Spouse & Children

23 May 1899
Scott, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • Jacob Krautkremer


  • Barbara Gerold




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 9

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German (Krautkrämer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a seller of herbs, from Middle High German krūt ‘herb’ + krāmer ‘shopkeeper’, ‘trader’; German Kraut + Krämer.

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

Sources (3)

  • Philip Crautcramer in household of Frank Wermerskirchen, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Philipp Krautkraemer in household of Jacob Krautkraemer, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"
  • Philipp Krantkraenes, "United States Census, 1900"

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