Sunday, August 15, 2004

Mini bio: Daniel and Catharine (Jager) Krauss

Brief biography of Daniel Krauss (1817-1887) and his wife, Catharine Jaeger (1815-1882). Their position on the family tree.

Daniel Krauss

Birth: October 17, 1817 in Becherbach, Kingdom of Bavaria (now in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)
Baptism: November 19, 1817 in Gangloff, Kingdom of Bavaria (now in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)
Parents: Johann "Daniel" Krauss and Marie Katherine Elisabeth Hoffmann
Known Residences:
--- 1845 in Becherbach
--- 1861 (about) immigrated to Whitewater, Walworth County, Wisconsin with his parents
--- 1864 (about) moved to Columbia, Monroe County, Illinois
--- continued to live in Columbia, Illinois until his death
Occupation: Farmer
Death: September 23, 1887 in Columbia, Illinois. Buried in St. Paul Evangelical (UCC) Cemetery, Columbia, Illinois.

Catharine Jaeger

Birth: March 30, 1815 in Schönborn, Kingdom of Bavaria (now in Rheinhessen-Pfalz, Germany)
Parents: unknown
Known residences:
--- lived with husband Daniel until her death
Death: April 8, 1882. Buried in St. Paul Evangelical (UCC) Cemetery, Columbia, Illinois.

Marriage and Children

Daniel Krauss married Catharine Jaeger in about 1839.

Children of Daniel and Catherine (Jaeger) Krauss
*** Daniel Krauss (the younger): born 1840, married Margaretha Eckert
--- Johannes Krauss: born 1842 (probably died young)
--- Catherine Krauss: born 1845, married Christian Niemeier
--- Caroline "Carrie" Krauss: born 1846, married Herman Huch, then Georg Carl Doerr
--- Philipp Krauss: born 1859, married Mary Koskula.
--- Johannes F. "John" Krauss: born 1852, married Mary Schnell?.
--- Jacob Krauss: born 1854
--- Elizabeth "Lizzie" Krauss: born 1856, married Heinrich Christian "Henry" Doerr, then Jacob Fischer
--- Peter Krauss: born 1859, married Minnie Giffhorn.

Posts about Daniel and Catharine (Jager) Krauss
The Krauss Family of Becherbach
Map of our ancestors in 1800
Our Ancestral Villages and Towns

Off-site Links
• Gravestone photos:Daniel Krauss, Sr. (1817-1887) and Catherine (Jaeger) Krauss (1815-1882). Both are buried at St. Paul Evangelical Cemtery in Columbia, Monroe County, Illinois.
Death records of St. Paul's Evangelical in Columbia - with scans of both Daniel and Catharine's death records.

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