Elizabeth Berta Rock

1879–1977 (Age 97)
Danzig, Germany

The Life of Elizabeth Berta

Elizabeth Berta Rock was born on 1 December 1879. She married John Rudolph Krause on 27 October 1897, in Sandusky, Erie, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Portland Township, Erie, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 30 September 1977, in Sandusky, Erie, Ohio, United States, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

John Rudolph Krause
1870–1940
Elizabeth Berta Rock
1879–1977
Marriage: 27 October 1897
Fred Krause
1898–
Clara Krause
1900–1979
Cecilia Krause
1902–
Andrew Krause
1905–1988
Rose Krouse
1908–
Dorothy Johanna Krause
1912–1985
Charles Paul Krause
1915–1935
Agnes Krause
1916–1995
Harold Anthony Krause
1918–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 October 1897
Sandusky, Erie, Ohio, United States
children

(9)

    Fred Krause

    Male1898–Male

    Clara Krause

    Female1900–1979Female

    Cecilia Krause

    Female1902–Female

    Male1905–1988Male

    Rose Krouse

    Female1908–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 27

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a notable crag or outcrop, from Middle English rokke ‘rock’ ( see Roach ), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Rock in Northumberland.2 English: variant of Roke ( see Rokes 1).3 English: metonymic occupational name for a spinner or a maker of distaffs, from Middle English rok ‘distaff’ (from Old Norse rokkr or Middle Dutch rocke or an unattested Old English cognate).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lizzie Krause in household of John Krause, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth Krause in household of John R Krause, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Krause in household of John R Krause, "United States Census, 1930"

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