Anni Krebs

1911–1995 (Age 84)
Hänigsen, Uetze, Burgdorf, Hanover, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Anni

Anni Krebs was born in 1911 as the daughter of Mr. Krebs. She died in 1995, in Hänigsen, Uetze, Burgdorf, Hanover, Prussia, Germany, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Mr. Krebs
Hermann Krebs
1908–1994
Anni Krebs
1911–1995

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    Mr. Krebs

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World Events (3)

1914

Age 3

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 3

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.
1918

Age 7

Armistice ending World War I.

Name Meaning

1 German and Swiss German: metonymic occupational name for a catcher or seller of crabs or shellfish or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a crab, perhaps because they had a peculiar gait. The name was certainly standardized from older variants like Krevetes or Krebiss which reflect Middle Low German crevet ‘crab’, ‘shrimp’, as well as Middle High German krebez.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Krebs ‘crab’ (see 1).3 Danish: from krebs ‘crayfish’.

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

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