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Nellie A. Krause




Nellie A. Krause was born February 29, 1896, in Aldine Twp., Norton Co., KS, and died April 1, 1907, in Aldine Twp., Norton Co., KS, at age 11. Buried in Spring Green Cemetery, Spring Green Twp., Furnas Co., NE. She is the daughter of August Ferdinand Krause of Schwabach, Prussia, Germany, and Mary Jane Abbey of Clarke Twp., Durham Co., Canada West.




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Nellie A. Krause is buried in Spring Green Cemetery, Spring Green Twp., Furnas Co., NE.


Nellie A. Krause was born February 29, 1896, in Aldine Twp., Norton Co., KS.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 20, 1900, shows August F. Krause (age 44) born November 1855 in Germany to German-born parents and having emigrated in 1861 and not Naturalized is a Farmer owing his farm free of a mortgage and is living in Aldine Twp., Norton Co., KS. Living with him is his wife of 20 years, Mary J. Krause (age 40) born July 1859 in English Canada to English Canadian and English-born parents and having emigrated in 1860 with Unknown Naturalization, with 9 of the 11 children born to her still alive. Also living there are his children, all born in Kansas except for Alfred, who was born in Wisconsin: Effie L. Krause (age 19) born March 1881, shown as married less than one year; Elda E. Krause (age 17) born May 1883; Belle E. Krause (age 14) born November 1885; Oscar O. Krause (age 11) born November 1888; Alfred O. Krause (age 9) born October 1890; Wallace A. Krause (age 7) born September 1892; Jason R. Krause (age 6) born March 1894; Nellie A. Krause (age 4) born February 1896; and Minnie L. Krause (age 2) born May 1898.

The 1900 List of Landowners shows August Krouse owned 160 acres in Section 4 and 320 acres in Section 5 of Aldine Twp., Norton Co., KS.

The 1905 Kansas State Census dated March 1, 1905, shows August Krause (age 49) born in Germany and having moved from Wisconsin is a married Farmer owning his own farm and living in Aldine Twp., Norton Co., KS. Living with him are: Oscar Krause (age 16) born in Kansas; Alfred Krause (age 14) born in Wisconsin; Wallace Krause (age 12) born in Kansas; Jason Krause (age 10) born in Kansas; Mary J. Krause (age 45) born in Canada and having moved from Wisconsin; Elda Krause (age 21) born in Kansas; Belle Krause (age 19) born in Kansas; Nellie Krause (age 9) born in Kansas; and Lucille Krause (age 6) born in Kansas.

Nellie A. Krause died April 1, 1907, in Aldine Twp., Norton Co., KS, at age 11. Buried in Spring Green Cemetery, Spring Green Twp., Furnas Co., NE.


The Champion, Norton, Norton Co., KS, Thursday, April 4, 1907

The ten year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Krause, living north of town died of the measles Tuesday She will be buried tomorrow.


The Norton County News, Norton, Norton Co., KS, Thursday, April 4, 1907

Obituary.

Little Nellie Krause was born February 29, 1896, and died April 1, 1907. She was the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Krause. Besides her father and mother she leaves four sisters and four brothers, Mrs. Effie Case, Mrs. Elda Darling, Belle and Lucila Krause, and Oscar, Alfred, Wallace and Jason Krause, all of whom are left to mourn her lss. The bereaved family has the sympathy of the entire community.

Oh Nellie now has left us, She sleeps in that land so bright And we hope to meet our darling Tho' we dream of her each night. There's a vacant place in our home, dear, Where your sisters and brothers will stay, And we hope to meet our sister In that land so far away. Dearest Nellie thou hast left us, Here thy loss we deeply feel, Tho' 'tis God that has bereaved us He will all our sorrows heal.

F. E. C.


The Norton Courier, Norton, Norton Co., KS, Thursday, April 11, 1907

Nellie A. Krause, daughter of August and M. J. Krause, was born February 29, 1896, and died April 1, 1907. Nellie was taken sick with measles and whooping cough, and they thought she was doing well and was up and around, but caught a cold which settled in her lungs. She did not last many days. Funeral from the home by Rev. J. R. Thompson. Burial in Spring Green Cemetery.


The Norton Courier, Norton, Norton Co., KS, Thursday, April 11, 1907

High School Notes.

Several High School students accompanied by Prof. Turner and wife attended the funeral of Belle and Alfred Krause's little sister, Nellie, last Thursday.