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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Family Time Line

Casper Kreiser Jr
1792–1891
Elisabeth Behney
1781–1850
Kreiser
1804–1820
Rosanna Kreiser
1811–1904
Abraham Kreiser
1819–1874
Kreiser
1820–1822
Elizabeth Kreiser
1821–1868
Johannes Kraiser
1823–
Maria Kreiser
1825–
Joseph Kreiser
1828–1919
Joseph Kreiser
1832–
Subina Kreiser
1833–1900
Leah Kreiser
1834–1909
Lafayette Kreiser
1838–

Parents and Siblings

    Casper Kreiser Jr

    Male1792–1891Male

    Elisabeth Behney

    Female1781–1850Female

siblings

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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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