Veronika Agnes Troje

21 September 1902–5 December 1953 (Age 51)

The Life of Veronika Agnes

When Veronika Agnes Troje was born on 21 September 1902, in Austria, her father, Franz Troje, was 35 and her mother, Agnes Smuk, was 32. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Joseph Frank Kreuzkemper. She died on 5 December 1953, in Minnesota, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Frank Kreuzkemper
Veronika Agnes Troje
Evelyn Mary Kreuzkemper
Elizabeth Johanna Kreuzkemper
Eugene Leo Kreuzkemper
Elaine Francis Kreuzkemper

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Franz Troje


    Agnes Smuk




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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 4

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 14

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English and French: metonymic occupational name, from Middle English, Old French trone ‘weighing machine’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Veronica Kreuzkemper, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"
  • Veronika Troje, "New York Book Indexes to Passenger Lists, 1906-1942"
  • Veronica A. Troje in entry for Jacqueline Josephine Kreuzkemper, "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002"

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