George Kraushaar

1765–1818 (Age 52)
Grapeville, Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of George

When George Kraushaar was born on 12 August 1765, in Grapeville, Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Johannes Croushore Kraushaar, was 29 and his mother, Maria Appalonia Alvanina, was 36. He married Magdalene Margaret Meyer from 1784 to 1785, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 10 daughters. He died on 13 February 1818, in Grapeville, Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Kraushaar
1765–1818
Magdalene Margaret Meyer
1766–1838
Marriage: from 1784 to 1785
Adam Kraushaar
1789–
Maria Apolonia "Mary" Kraushaer
1791–1855
Elizabeth Kraushaar
1791–1875
Susanna Croushore
1794–1870
Catharina Croushore
1795–
Sara Croushore
1798–
John George Croushore
1800–1848
Sarah Kraushaar
1802–1890
Magthalena Croushore
1802–
Esther Kraushaar
1804–1863
Lydia Croushore
1807–
Lucinda Croushore
1810–1891

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
from 1784 to 1785
Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Johannes Croushore Kraushaar

    Male1736–1789Male

  • Maria Appalonia Alvanina

    Female1729–1791Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 11

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 11

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 15

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with curly hair, from Middle High German krūs ‘curly’, ‘crinkled’ + hār ‘hair’; German kraus + Haar.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • George Croushore, "Find A Grave Index"
  • George Kraushaar, "Find A Grave Index"

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