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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John Rudolph Krause
Elizabeth Berta Rock
Marriage: 27 October 1897
Fred Krause
Clara Krause
Cecilia Krause
Andrew Krause
Rose Krouse
Dorothy Johanna Krause
Charles Paul Krause
Agnes Krause
Harold Anthony Krause

Spouse and Children

27 October 1897
Sandusky, Erie, Ohio, United States


    Fred Krause


    Clara Krause


    Cecilia Krause



    Rose Krouse


+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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