Mary Elizabeth Krug

1864–1956 (Age 91)
Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Krug was born on 4 December 1864, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, her father, George Krug, was 31 and her mother, Johanna Walters, was 24. She married George Edward Braker on 9 December 1880, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. She died on 5 April 1956, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Elizabeth Krug
George Edward Braker
Marriage: 9 December 1880
John Edward Braker
Mary Caroline Braker
George Albert Braker
Mary Amelia "Mamie" Braker
Alice Margaret Braker
Bertha Lillian Braker
Emma Elizabeth Braker
Irene Rose Braker
Arthur Owen Braker
Ethel Georgia Braker
Elfreda Selma Braker
Leona Ann Braker
Clarence Wesley Braker

Spouse & Children

9 December 1880
Indiana, United States


+8 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1833–1880Male

  • Johanna Walters




  • Johannes Wilhelm Krug


  • Female1864–1956Female

  • Margretta "Maggie" Krug


  • Joseph Krug


World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 26

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of mugs and jugs, from Middle High German kruoc ‘jug’, ‘drinking vessel’; alternatively, mostly in southern and eastern Germany, a nickname for a heavy drinker.2 occupational nickname for a tavern keeper, from Krug ‘inn’, ‘tavern’, especially in northern Germany.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Braker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Braker in household of Edward Braker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mrs Elizabeth Baker in entry for Mrs Alice Elizabeth Arney, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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