Mini bio: Daniel & Margaretha (Eckert) Krauss
Brief biography of Daniel Krauss ("the younger", 1840-1905) and his wife, Margaretha Eckert (1848-1911). Their position on the family tree.
Daniel Krauss (the younger)
Birth: August 30, 1840 in Becherbach, Kingdom of Bavaria (now in Rhineland-Pfalz, Germany)
Parents: Daniel Krauss & Catharine Jaeger
--- 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
Death: November 29, 1905 in Columbia, Illinois. Buried in St. Paul Evangelical (UCC) Cemetery, Columbia, Illinois.
Birth: August 7, 1848 in Michelbach, Hesse-Darmstadt (now in Hessen, Germany)]
Confirmation: April 1862 at St. Paul Evangelical (UCC) in Columbia, Illinois
Parents: J. Eckert & Johanna Dahmer (?)
--- 1859 (about) immigrated to the United States
--- 1862 living in Columbia, Illinois
--- continued to live in Columbia, Illinois until her death
Death: January 3, 1911 in Columbia, Illinois. Buried in St. Paul Evangelical (UCC) Cemetery, Columbia, Illinois.
Marriage and Children
Daniel Krauss married Margaretha Eckert on November 7, 1867, by Rev. E. Otto of St. Paul Evangelical, Columbia, Illinois
Children of Daniel and Margaretha (Eckert) Krauss:
--- Elizabeth "Lizzie" Kraus: born 1868. Married to Edward Payne, then Arthur Penn.
--- Catharine "Louisa" Kraus: born 1870, married William Harres.
--- Caroline "Lina" Kraus: born 1871, married Gustav Schroeder
--- Johannes Philipp "John" Kraus: born 1873, married Lena Koenig.
*** Valentine Friedrich "Fred" Kraus; born 1874, married Katie Wenkel
--- Anna Margaretha "Annie" Kraus: born 1876, married Philip Stumpf, Jr.
--- George Kraus: born 1878, unmarried
--- baby boy: born 1881
--- Heinrich Hermann "Henry" Kraus: born 1883, unmarried
--- baby girl: born 1885
--- Bertha Kraus: born 1886, died 1887
--- Wilhelm Adam "Bill" Kraus: born 1889, unmarried
--- Emma Sophie Kraus: born 1894, married Herbert S. Wingate
Posts about Daniel and Margaretha (Eckert) Krauss
• World War I Draft Registration
• Funeral cards of children Elisabeth, Louisa, Annie, Henry, and Bill.
• 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis
• Emigrants from Michelbach, Hessent: The Eckert Family
• The Krauss family from Becherbach
• Our Ancestral Villages and Towns
• Map of our Ancestors in 1800
• Did Daniel Krauss serve in the Civil War?
• History of Columbia from "Combined History of Randolph, Monroe and Perry Counties, Illinois" published 1883. Daniel Kraus is listed as one of the town blacksmiths.
• Confirmation Records of St. Paul's Evangelical in Columbia - Margaretha Eckert's confirmation
• Marriage Records of St. Paul's Evangelical in Columbia
• Death records of St. Paul's Evangelical in Columbia - with scans of both Daniel and Margaretha's death records.