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Frederick Hans Kroeger

Male 1858 - 1937  (79 years)


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  • Name Frederick Hans Kroeger 
    Born 2 May 1858  Todesfelde, Segeberg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Naturalization 4 Nov 1879  , Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1st Papers 
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    Census 14 Jun 1880  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    1880 US Federal 
    • in the C Vosbeck household. Enumerated were C w m 60 Blacksmith Prussia-Prussia-Prussia; MARY w f 40 wife Keeping house Prussia-Prussia-Prussia; EMMA w f 18 daughter Mn-Prussia-Prussia; GEORGE w m 16 son Mn-Prussia-Prussia; BERTHA w f 14 daughter Mn-Prussia-Prussia; HENRY w m 12 son Mn-Prussia-Prussia; ANNA 2 f 10 daughter Mn-Prussia-Prussia; MATILDA w f 8 daughter Mn-Prussia-Prussia; ALBERT w m 4 son Mn-Prussia-Prussia; ALMA w f 2 daughter Mn-Prussia-Prussia JOSEPH KROEGER w m 30 Boarder Laborer Prussia-Prussia-Prussia; FRED KROEGER w m 22 Boarder Blacksmith Prussia-Prussia-Prussia HENRY KROEGER w m 32 Boarder Laborer Prussia-Prussia-Prussia;
    Census 13 May 1885  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1885 Minnesota State 
    • in the C. Vosbeck household. Enumerated were C. age 65 male white born in Germany with foreign born parents; MARY 45 female white born in Germany with foreign born parents; GEO. 21 male white born in MN with foreign born parents; BERTHA 19 female white born in MN with foreign born parents; HENRY 17 male white born in MN with foreign born parents; ANNA 14 female white born in MN with foreign born parents; TILLY 12 female white born in MN with foreign born parents; ALBERT 9 male white born in MN with foreign born parents; ALMA 7 female white born in MN with foreign born parents; FRITZ FRIEGER 26 male born in Germany with foreign born parents.
    Directory 1895  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    RL Polk & Company 
    • Kroeger, Frederick, blksmith Claus Vosbeck, res 118 E Plum
    Census 1 Jun 1895  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1895 Minnesota State 
    • in the Fred J. Kroeger household. Enumerated were FRED J 37 m w Germany In MN 19yr 10mo In ED 19yr 10mo blacksmith Foreign born parents; IDA MAE 35 f w Wisconsin wife Foreign born parents; WILLIAM 7 m w Minn student Foreign born Father yes Mother no; ELLA 5 f w Minn Foreign born Father yes Mother no; ALBERT 1 m w Minn Foreign born Father yes Mother no
    Naturalization 18 Nov 1897  , Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Second Papers 
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    Census 26 Jun 1900  Rapidan Twp., Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1900 US Federal 
    • in the Fred Kroeger household. Enumerated were FRED head w m May 1858 42 M13 Ger-Ger-Ger 1875 25yr Na Blacksmith; IDA wife w f Mar 1860 40 M13 Wi-Ger-Ger; WILLIS son w m Nov 1887 12 s Mn-Ger-Wi; ELLA daughter w f Sept 1889 10 s Mn-Ger-Wi; FRED son w m June 1894 6 s Mn-Ger-Wi; IVA daughter May 1896 4 s Mn-Ger-Wi; EDWIN son w m Nov 1898 1 s Mn-Ger-Wi; EDWARD son w m Nov 1898 1 s Mn-Ger-Wi;
    Census 8 Jun 1905  Rapidan Twp., Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1905 Minnesota State 
    • in the Fred Kroeger household. Enumerated were FRED M 47 Germany-Germany-Germany 30/0 7/8 Blacksmith; IDA f 45 Wis-Ger-Ger 40/0 7/8 ; WILLIE f 18 Minn-Ger-Wis 18/0 7/8; ELLA f 16 Minn-Ger-Wis 16/0 7/8; FREDDIE m 12 Minn-Ger-Wis 12/0 7/8; IVA f 9 Minn-Ger-Wis 9/0 7/8; EDWIN m 8 Minn-Ger-Wis 8/0 7/8; EDWARD m 8 Minn-Ger-Wis 8/0 7/8.
    Census 18 Apr 1910  Rapidan Twp., Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    1910 US Federal 
    • in the Fred Kroeger household. Enumerated were FRED head m w 44 M17 Ger-Ger-Ger 1872 Na Blacksmith-Own shop; IDA Wife w f 42 M17 5/4 children Ger-Ger-Ger 1874; FREDERICK Son m w 15 s Mn-Ger-Ger; IVA Daughter f w 11 s Mn-Ger-Ger; EDWIN Son w m 8 s Mn-Ger-Ger; EDWARD Son w m 6 s Mn-Ger-Ger; JOSEPH MEIER Lodger m w 25 s Mn-Ger-Ger Blacksmith
    Census 5 Jan 1920  Rapidan Twp., Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    1920 US Federal 
    • in the Fred Kroeger household. Enumerated were FRED head m w 61 m 1875 Na 1897 Ger-Ger-Ger Blacksmith; IDA wife f w 59 m WI-Ger-Ger; EDWARD son m w 21 s MN-Ger-Ger; EDWIN son m w 21 s MN-Ger-Ger
    Census 29 Apr 1930  Rapidan Twp., Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    1930 US Federal 
    • in the Fred Kroeger household. Enumerated were FRED Head m w 71 m28 Ger-Ger-Ger 1875 Na Blacksmith; IDA M Wife 70 m27 Wi-Ger-Ger
    Died 4 Nov 1937  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Buried 7 Nov 1937  Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Kroeger, Frederick H Gravestone
    Kroeger, Frederick H Gravestone
    Kroeger, Frederick H Ida M (Ogrosky) Gravestone
    Kroeger, Frederick H Ida M (Ogrosky) Gravestone
    Obituary 11 Nov 1937  Good Thunder, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Good Thunder Herald 
    • «b»Fred H. Kroeger, Rapidan Passes«/b»
      «b»Funeral Services Sunday for Pioneer Blacksmith«/b»

      Rapidan -- Fred Hans Kroeger, Rapidan blacksmith for the last 38 years, died suddenly lst week. Mr. Kroeger suffered a stroke on Wednesday. The following day he was taken to the Immanuel Hospital in Mankato where he passed on on Friday, November 5th, at 1:20 p.m. without having regained consciousness. He reached the age of 79 years, 6 months, and 1 day.
      Fred Hans Kroeger was born May 2, 1858 at Todesfelde Kreis Siegeburg, Schleswig Holstein, Germany.
      In 1875, at the age of 17, he immigrated to the United States, coming to Mankato where he learned the blacksmith trade. late he was united in marriage with Maria Ida Ogrosky of Good Thunder.
      Mr. Kroeger had a blacksmith shop in Mapleton and in Good Thunder before coming to Rapidan in 1899 where he was active until his death.
      Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ida Kroeger, and five children; William of St. Paul, Frederick of Minneapolis, Mrs. Iva Sainsbury of Huron, South Dakota, Edwin of Washington, D.C., and Edward of Watertown, South Dakota; also six grandchildren.
      Funeral services were held at the St. John's Lutheran church at Rapidan on Sunday, November 7th, at 2:00 p.m. Rev. A. Mock officiating. Burial was made in Pilgrim's Rest cemetery at Mankato.
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    Person ID I6179  Brendas Branches
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 

    Father Kaspar Kroger,   b. 7 Sep 1802, Todesfelde, Segeberg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1870, , , , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Wilhelmene Vosbeck,   b. 23 Dec 1813, , , Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1886, , , Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married Unknown  , , , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1008  Group Sheet

    Family Maria Ida Ogrosky,   b. 30 Mar 1860, Mayville, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1944, St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 6 Oct 1886  Good Thunder, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • BLUE EARTH«tab»408438«tab»10/6/1886«tab»KROEGER, FREDERICK«tab»OGROSKY, IDA
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    Children 
     1. William Alfred Kroeger,   b. 19 Nov 1887, Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1985, St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     2. Ella Kroeger,   b. 27 Sep 1889, Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1914, Rapidan Twp., Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     3. Flora Kroeger,   d. Bef 1 Feb 1892, Rapidan Twp., Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Frederick Henry Kroeger,   b. 22 Jan 1894, Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1991, St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     5. Iva Kroeger,   b. May 1896, , , Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Edwin Robert Kroeger,   b. 8 Nov 1898, , , Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1975, St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +7. Edward J. Kroeger,   b. 8 Nov 1898, Good Thunder, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1980, Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2010 
    Family ID F2085  Group Sheet