Jakob Kreuz (1839 - 1915)

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Jakob Kreuz
1839 - 1915
updated February 06, 2019
Jakob Kreuz, father to 12 children, was born on May 16, 1839 at Marpingen, Saarland, Germany, Marpingen, Germany. Jakob's partner was Margaretha Thome, and they gave birth to Peter Josef Kreutz, Maria Kreuz, Rosina Magdalena (Kreuz) Schmitt, Anna Maria Leist (Kreuz), Barbara Leist (Kreuz), Magdalena Schmidt (Kreuz), Julius Jakob Kreuz, Margaretha Kreuz, Peter Eduard Kreuz, Johann Eduard Kreuz, Elisabeth Josefina Kreuz, and Ferdinand Kreuz. He died on May 17, 1915 at Marpingen, Saarland, Germany, Marpingen, Germany at age 76.

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Jakob Kreuz

First name

Jakob

Middle name

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Gender

Male

Birth

Jakob Kreuz was born on at Marpingen, Saarland, Germany, in Marpingen, Saarland County, Germany

Death

Jakob Kreuz died on at Marpingen, Saarland, Germany, in Marpingen, Saarland County, Germany

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Burial / Funeral

at Catholic Church, in Marpingen, SL Germany 66646

Obituary

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Ethnicity & Lineage

German

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German

Religion

Roman Catholic

Last Known Residence

Marpingen, SL Germany 66646

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Coal Miner

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Margaretha (Thome) Kreuz
May 27, 1842 - Apr 8, 1906
Marpingen, Germany

Children:

Peter Josef Kreutz
Nov 11, 1866 - Apr 18, 1941
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Maria Kreuz
Aug 21, 1864 - Feb 3, 1922
Marpingen, SL, Germany
Rosina Magdalena (Kreuz) Schmitt
Mar 11, 1877 - Apr 20, 1966
Marpingen, SL, Germany
Barbara Leist (Kreuz)
Oct 19, 1862 - 1948
Magdalena Schmidt (Kreuz)
Feb 21, 1869 - Apr 20, 1938
Julius Jakob Kreuz
Born: Aug 2, 1870
Margaretha Kreuz
Feb 6, 1873 - Sep 13, 1889
Peter Eduard Kreuz
Dec 5, 1874 - May 17, 1978
Johann Eduard Kreuz
Born: Feb 25, 1879
Elisabeth Josefina Kreuz
Born: Oct 17, 1883
Ferdinand Kreuz
Dec 31, 1888 - Apr 14, 1890

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Jakob Kreuz, father to 12 children, passed away on May 17, 1915 at Marpingen, Saarland, Germany, Marpingen, Germany at 76 years of age. He was buried in Catholic Church, Marpingen, SL Germany. He was born on May 16, 1839 at Marpingen, Saarland, Germany, Marpingen, Germany. Jakob's partner was Margaretha Thome, and they gave birth to Peter Josef Kreutz, Maria Kreuz, Rosina Magdalena (Kreuz) Schmitt, Anna Maria Leist (Kreuz), Barbara Leist (Kreuz), Magdalena Schmidt (Kreuz), Julius Jakob Kreuz, Margaretha Kreuz, Peter Eduard Kreuz, Johann Eduard Kreuz, Elisabeth Josefina Kreuz, and Ferdinand Kreuz.
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1839 - 1915 World Events

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In 1839, in the year that Jakob Kreuz was born, in The Boston Morning Post, on March 23rd, the first recorded use of the word "OK" appeared. A columnist in the paper said this: "The "Chairman of the Committee on Charity Lecture Bells, is one of the deputation, and perhaps if he should return to Boston, via Providence, he of the Journal, and his train-band, would have his 'contribution box,' et ceteras, o.k.—all correct—and cause the corks to fly, like sparks, upward." While this is the first known time that OK appeared in print, where the word came from is still disputed.

In 1858, by the time he was 19 years old, on May 11th, Minnesota became the 32nd U.S. state. It was previously the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory.

In 1894, he was 55 years old when large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1903, Jakob was 64 years old when the silent film, The Great Train Robbery opened. Although it was filmed in Milltown, New Jersey, it was a Western. Twelve minutes long, the film used a lot of innovative techniques - some scenes were hand colored and composite editing, on-location shooting, and frequent camera movement were used. Its budget was $150 (about $4000 currently) and was the most popular film until 1915 when Birth of a Nation was released.

In 1915, in the year of Jakob Kreuz's passing, in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

Other Biographies

Other Kreuzes

Margaretha (Thome) Kreuz
May 27, 1842 - Apr 8, 1906
Marpingen, Germany
Maria Kreuz
Aug 21, 1864 - Feb 3, 1922
Marpingen, SL, Germany
Rosina Magdalena (Kreuz) Schmitt
Mar 11, 1877 - Apr 20, 1966
Marpingen, SL, Germany
Barbara Leist (Kreuz)
Oct 19, 1862 - 1948
Magdalena Schmidt (Kreuz)
Feb 21, 1869 - Apr 20, 1938
Julius Jakob Kreuz
Born: Aug 2, 1870
Margaretha Kreuz
Feb 6, 1873 - Sep 13, 1889
Peter Eduard Kreuz
Dec 5, 1874 - May 17, 1978
Ferdinand Kreuz
Dec 31, 1888 - Apr 14, 1890

Other Bios

Margaretha (Thome) Kreuz
May 27, 1842 - Apr 8, 1906
Marpingen, Germany
Maria Kreuz
Aug 21, 1864 - Feb 3, 1922
Marpingen, SL, Germany
Peter Kreider
Jan 12, 1866 - Mar 17, 1941
Marpingen, SL, Germany
Orion Montaine
Born: Jun 7, 1990
Glenwood Springs, CO, United States
Karl Kreider
Born: Dec 15, 1889
Maria Rosina Kreider (Schu)
Mar 30, 1890 - 1948
Emma Elizabeth Schorr (Kreider)
1892 - 1962
Marpingen, SL, Germany
Nikolaus Schorr
Apr 2, 1887 - Mar 14, 1956
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