Heindel Snyder Krebs

15 August 1916–24 February 1994 (Age 77)
Maple Grove, Carroll, Maryland, United States

The Life of Heindel Snyder

When Heindel Snyder Krebs was born on 15 August 1916, in Maple Grove, Carroll, Maryland, United States, his father, William McCleary Krebs, was 28 and his mother, Erma Beulah Snyder, was 23. He had at least 1 son with Hilda L Barber. He lived in Carroll, Maryland, United States in 1920. He died on 24 February 1994, in Westminster, Carroll, Maryland, United States, at the age of 77.

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Heindel Snyder Krebs
Hilda L Barber
William Krebs

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    William Krebs


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 German and Swiss German: metonymic occupational name for a catcher or seller of crabs or shellfish or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a crab, perhaps because they had a peculiar gait. The name was certainly standardized from older variants like Krevetes or Krebiss which reflect Middle Low German crevet ‘crab’, ‘shrimp’, as well as Middle High German krebez.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Krebs ‘crab’ (see 1).3 Danish: from krebs ‘crayfish’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Heindel S Krebs in household of William M Kreks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Heindel Snyder Krebs, "Find A Grave Index"

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