Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Christian Kropf[1, 2]

Male 1815 - 1898  (83 years)


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  • Name Christian Kropf 
    Born 10 Jan 1815  , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1838  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Yeoman 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-30704 
    Died 13 Jul 1898  Lancaster, Schuyler, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Darby Cemetery, Lancaster, Schuyler, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I30704  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Jacob Kropf,   b. Feb 1784,   d. 28 Jan 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Rothaker,   b. 7 Aug 1786, Strassburg, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1878, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1811  Epfig, , Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F36120  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Maria "Mary" Koenig,   b. 9 Apr 1815, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1891, , Schuyler Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 7 Jan 1838  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Magdalena L. "Mattie" Kropf,   b. 1 Nov 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1909, Grove Township, Schuyler Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Elizabeth Kropf,   b. 2 Jul 1840, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1924  (Age 83 years)
     3. Barbara Kropf,   b. 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1934, , Schuyler Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. David Kropf,   b. 5 Jul 1843, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1926, Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Jonathan C. Kropf,   b. 5 Dec 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1908, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     6. Jacobina "Bina" Kropf,   b. 1846, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1913, , Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     7. Solomon Kropf,   b. 23 Apr 1849,   d. 1852  (Age 2 years)
     8. Mary Kropf,   b. 8 Apr 1852, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1930, , Schuyler Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F22626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Koenig,   b. 1812, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Barbara Kropf,   b. 1841, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. David Kropf,   b. 1842, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jonathan Kropf,   b. 1842, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Jacobine "Beana" Kropf,   b. 1844, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary Kropf,   b. 1851, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary Kropf,   b. 1851, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F264404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Kropf - On July 13, 1898, at Lancaster, Schuyler Co, Mo., Bro. Christian Kropf, aged 83 years, 6 months, 3 days, of kidney disease. Deceased lived in Canada about 50 years before he moved to Missouri with his family, at which latter place he lived up to the time of his death. He leaves two sons, five daughters, forty-nine grandchildren and thirty-two great-grandchildren to mourn his departure, but not as those who have no hope. Funeral sermon by P. H. Ruhlet, in German.

      Obituary - Herald of Truth, October 15, 1898

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Daniel Gingrich Birth Place: Wilmot Township RESIDENCE: Wilmot Township Age: 23 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1838 Father Name: Peter Mother Name: Magdaline Spouse Name: Barbara Kroff Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842 Spouse Birth Place: Wilmot Township Spouse Residence: Wilmot Township Spouse Father Name: C. possibly Christian Spouse Mother Name: Mary Marriage Date: 17 Nov 1861 Marriage County: Waterloo

    2. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, October 15, 1898 - Obituary of Christian Kropf.

    3. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 12 Page 69.

    4. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 20 Jan 1838:5.
      7 Jan 1838 Rev Johann Oesch m. Christian Kropf to Miss Maria Koenig, both of Wilmot.

    5. [S2173] Find A Grave, Christian Kropf (1815 - 1898) - Find A Grave Memorial. (2017). Findagrave.com. Retrieved 10 March 2017, from https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=21404000.

    6. [S2563] Vit - France, Bas-Rhin, Epfig - Registres de l'├ętat civil, 1792-1882, Film: 747477.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jan 1815 - , Alsace Lorraine, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1838 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Jan 1838 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Yeoman - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jul 1898 - Lancaster, Schuyler, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Darby Cemetery, Lancaster, Schuyler, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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