William M Kreim Sr

Brief Life History of William M

When William M Kreim Sr was born in 1860, in Iowa, United States, his father, Henry Kreim, was 38 and his mother, Mary C Meyer, was 38. He married Clara Marie Huenger on 20 June 1886, in Lyons, Clinton, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920 and Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died on 27 May 1930, in Clinton, Iowa, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Springdale Cemetery, Clinton, Iowa, United States.

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William M Kreim Sr
Clara Marie Huenger
Marriage: 20 June 1886
William Michael Kreim
Frank Henry Kreim
Marie Katherine Kreim
Florence E Kreim

Sources (18)

  • William Kreim, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Kreim Or Krenn, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Wm M Kreim, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

World Events (8)


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

1867 · The Burtis Opera House

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Lorenz, Ulrike.

Altered form of German Krieg .

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

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