Paul Reid Krebs

31 January 1949–2 August 1997 (Age 48)
North Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Paul Reid

When Paul Reid Krebs was born on 31 January 1949, in North Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Alfred Ruben Krebs, was 48 and his mother, Florence Melvina Doutre, was 34. He married Pauline Ann Gooding on 22 September 1967, in Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States. He died on 2 August 1997, in Sandpoint, Bonner, Idaho, United States, at the age of 48.

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Paul Reid Krebs
Pauline Ann Gooding
Marriage: 22 September 1967

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    Pauline Ann Gooding


22 September 1967
Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.
1961 · Seattle Space Needle is Built

Age 12

Construction on the Seattle Space Needle was constructed on April 17, 1961, and was opened on April 21, 1962. It was built for the World’s Fair in 1962. The space needle is an observation tower that is iconic to Seattle and a landmark of the Pacific Northwest. It was meant to only be lite for 75 nights per year or less to reduce light pollution. On September 11, 2001 the lights of the space were left on for 11 days straight.
1962 · The Cuban Missile Crisis

Age 13

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union because of Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba. This confrontation was the closest that the Cold War became a nuclear war.

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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Sources (3)

  • Paul R Krebs, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Paul Krebs in entry for Alfred R Krebs, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Paul R Keebs, "Washington Divorce Index, 1969-2014"

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