Abraham Kreiser

18 April 1819–1874 (Age 54)
East Hanover Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Kreiser was born on 18 April 1819, in East Hanover Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Casper Kreiser Jr, was 27 and his mother, Elisabeth Behney, was 38. He lived in Union Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died in 1874, at the age of 55.

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Casper Kreiser Jr
Elisabeth Behney
Rosanna Kreiser
Abraham Kreiser
Elizabeth Kreiser
Johannes Kraiser
Maria Kreiser
Joseph Kreiser
Joseph Kreiser
Subina Kreiser
Leah Kreiser
Lafayette Kreiser

Parents and Siblings

    Casper Kreiser Jr


    Elisabeth Behney




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World Events (6)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 17

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name for someone from a place named Kreisau.2 German: occupational name for a forest warden or a guard protecting crops from birds and thieves, from an agent derivative of kreisen ‘to circulate’, ‘to go round’.3 German (in Tyrol): habitational name for someone from St. Quirinus.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abraham Kreiser in household of Jacob B Getz, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Abraham Kreiser in household of Casper Kreiser, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abraham Kreiser in household of Casper Kreiser, "United States Census, 1850"

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