Carl Kraft
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Carl Friedrich Kraft (1856 - 1916)

Carl Friedrich (Carl) Kraft
Born in Ostpreußen, Deutschlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 60 in Nebraska, USAmap
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Carl Kraft was born about 1855.

Carl married Emma Laura Struck (born on June 30, 1858 in Germany). Their son was Fred John Kraft (1893–1962).

Carl was baptized on 28 May 1856 in Mehlkehmen, Ostpreußen, Deutschland (at 8 days old, per his baptismal record). He emigrated to the United States in 1886 to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, and eventually settled in Nebraska, USA.

According to stories told by family members, he passed when struck by a train at a railroad crossing while bringing home a wagon load of lumber on September 12, 1916 in Nebraska, USA.


  • "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1518-1921" [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2017. Original source: Mikrofilm Sammlung.
  • "New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957" [database on-line]. Year: 1886; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: M237, 1820-1897; Microfilm Roll: Roll 492; Line: 38; List Number: 205. Original source: "Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897." Microfilm Publication M237, 675 rolls. NAI: 6256867. Records of the U.S. Customs Service, Record Group 36. National Archives at Washington, D.C.

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Kraft-1003 and Kraft-3 appear to represent the same person because: Same name and dates, same spouse name
posted by S Stevenson

Rejected matches › Charles Lewis Crabb (1857-)

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