Vitals: Carl Ferdinand & Margaret Georg Krause

Carl Ferdinand & Margaret Georg Krause

Carl Ferdinand W(ilhelm?) Krause (1840-1912) b. Evangelisch Paderborn, Westfalen, Prussia, Germany; r. Cove, Accident, Garrett Co., MD (son of Ludwig Wilhelm Ferdinand and Friedericke Hilcken Krause; Farmer/blacksmith) Because the family lived on the farm next to the church, he was appointed the first “Bellringer” at St. John’s, a very important responsibility in those days.
-burial: St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Cove, MD

Ferdinand Krause grave, Cove, MD

Margaret Georg (1856-1941) b. Cove? r. Cove, MD (daughter of John & Louisa Smearman Georg)
-burial: St. John’s, Cove, MD

Margaret Georg Krause stone, Cove, MD

Wedding: 1872, Baltimore, MD

Immigration: Ferdinand – 1871 from Evangelisch Paderborn, Westfallen, Prussia, and Port of Bremen to Baltimore on the Ohio, supposedly with his sister Ernestine, with whom he lost contact later. If she was on the ship, she had another surname (wife/widow) as their were no other Krauses on board. US citizenship papers signed in Garrett County, MD, 1884


1. George (1873-1937) b & r Western Maryland near Grantsville (m. Elizabeth Opal)
2. John G. (1877-1937) b & r near Grantsville (m. Mary Klotz)
3. Amelia Caroline (1878-1953) b & r near Accident, MD (m. Burchard Hayes Bittinger)
4. William August (1880-1975) b & r near Grantsville (m. Nellie Estelle Smith)
5. Elizabeth M. (1881-1881) died in infancy
6. Charles “Charlie” “Pop”Frederick (1884-1973) b. Cove, Garrett Co., MD; r. Jennerstown, PA (m. Annie Lee; Farmer-our line)
-burial Lutheran Church Cemetery, Jennerstown
7. Mathilda Clara (1884-1942) b. Cove, MD; r. Washington, DC (m. Wilhelm August Egolf)
8. Ferdinand L. (1886-1897) b & r Cove; died as a youth
9. Walter (1888-1966) b. Cove; r. McKees Rocks, Allegheny Co., PA (m1 Lenah Fallinger; m2 Emma Smith, sister of brother William?)
10.Ernestine Marie (1891-1973) b. Cove; r. Olney, MD (m. David Artz Heyser)
11.Rosina (1895-1957) b. Cove; r. Baltimore, MD (m. Lyman Folk)


“Family Group Record.” Cindy Krause Leonhardt

Unpublished family history & directory for 
the Annual Krause Reunion, compiled by Hilda E. [Krause] Miller and others in 1986



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