Anna Maria Krouse

1833–1913 (Age 79)
Bavaria, Germany

The Life of Anna Maria

When Anna Maria Krouse was born on 14 October 1833, in Bavaria, Germany, her father, John George Krouse, was 36 and her mother, Margaret E Krouse, was 29. She married Moses Oliver Felton on 29 August 1854, in Jones, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Madison Township, Jones, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States in 1920. She died on 1 January 1913, in Madison, Jones, Iowa, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in North Madison Pioneers Cemetery, Center Junction, Jones, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anna Maria Krouse
Moses Oliver Felton
Marriage: 29 August 1854
Margaret Francis Felton
George Leslie Felton
Alfred Nichols Felton
Oliver John Felton
Charles Wesley Felton
Annie Winnifred Felton
Harlan Philip Felton
William Reid Felton

Spouse & Children

29 August 1854
Jones, Iowa, United States


  • Margaret Francis Felton


  • George Leslie Felton


  • Male1860–1943Male

  • Oliver John Felton


  • Charles Wesley Felton


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John George Krouse


  • Margaret E Krouse




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 19

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

Age 30

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kraus .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Hannah Bickford in household of Elijah Bickford, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Anna M Felton in household of Moses O Felton, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Maria Eldred in household of Oliver J Felton, "United States Census, 1920"

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