Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer1

M, #24401, b. 19 Jul 1852, d. 24 Apr 1907
FatherGeorge W. Kratzer1 b. 25 Mar 1820, d. 10 Apr 1889
MotherMatilda Fridley1 b. 20 May 1824, d. 27 Sep 1918
Birth2Jul 1851 Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer was birth2 in Jul 1851 at VA.2 
Birth*19 Jul 1852 Joseph was born at VA on 19 Jul 1852.3,1,4 
 He was the son of George W. Kratzer and Matilda Fridley.1 
(Witness) Census7 Sep 1860 Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer appeared on the census of 7 Sep 1860 in the household of George W. Kratzer and Matilda Fridley at District 1, Rockingham Co, VA.4 
(Witness) Census2 Sep 1870 Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer appeared on the census of 2 Sep 1870 in the household of George W. Kratzer and Matilda Fridley at Linville Twp, Rockingham Co, VA.4 
Marriage*1878 Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer married Laura L. Emsweiler in 1878 at Rockingham Co, VA.5 
Employment*Jun 1880 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1880 at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.4 
Census*11 Jun 1880 Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer and Laura L. Emsweiler appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 11 Jun 1880.4 
EmploymentJun 1900 Occupation: laborer in Jun 1900 at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.2 
Census20 Jun 1900 Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer and Laura L. Emsweiler appeared on the census as head of household at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, on 20 Jun 1900.2 
Death*24 Apr 1907 Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer died on 24 Apr 1907 at Rockingham Co, VA, at age 54..3,1
photo by Lois Emswiler
Burial* He was buried at Linville Cem, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.3 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
7 Sep 1860District 1, Rockingham Co, VAGeorge W. Kratzer, Matilda Fridley, Christian C. Kratzer, Josephine Kratzer, Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer, Phebe Catherine Kratzer, Mary Elizabeth 'Bettie' Kratzer and George W. Kratzer Jr4
2 Sep 1870Linville Twp, Rockingham Co, VAGeorge W. Kratzer, Matilda Fridley, Josephine Kratzer, Phebe Catherine Kratzer, Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer, Mary Elizabeth 'Bettie' Kratzer, George W. Kratzer Jr, Minnie Lee Kratzer and Gideon Lee Kratzer4
11 Jun 1880Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJoseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer, Laura L. Emsweiler and John Paul Kratzer4
20 Jun 1900Linville, Rockingham Co, VAJoseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer, Laura L. Emsweiler, John Paul Kratzer, Wade Hampton Kratzer, Bertha M. Kratzer, Mary E. F. Kratzer and Harry Douglas Kratzer2

Family

Laura L. Emsweiler b. 17 May 1852, d. 1 Nov 1910
Marriage*1878 Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer married Laura L. Emsweiler in 1878 at Rockingham Co, VA.5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy Sellers-L Archive, online at http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/read/SELLERS/2004-07/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy Ferguson/Sellers/Armentrout/Sevier/Rutherford/Nolte/McCord/Oehlert/Scott database, online at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, accessed Dec 2007.

Phebe Catherine Kratzer1,2

F, #24403, b. 11 Dec 1854, d. 3 Jan 1928
FatherGeorge W. Kratzer2 b. 25 Mar 1820, d. 10 Apr 1889
MotherMatilda Fridley2 b. 20 May 1824, d. 27 Sep 1918
Birth11 Nov 1854 Phebe was born at VA on 11 Nov 1854.1,3 
Birth*11 Dec 1854 She was born on 11 Dec 1854 at Rockingham Co, VA.4,2,5,6 
 She was the daughter of George W. Kratzer and Matilda Fridley.2 
(Witness) Census7 Sep 1860 Phebe Catherine Kratzer appeared on the census of 7 Sep 1860 in the household of George W. Kratzer and Matilda Fridley at District 1, Rockingham Co, VA.5 
(Witness) Census2 Sep 1870 Phebe Catherine Kratzer appeared on the census of 2 Sep 1870 in the household of George W. Kratzer and Matilda Fridley at Linville Twp, Rockingham Co, VA.5 
Marriage*26 Dec 1876 She married John William Chapman at Rockingham Co, VA, on 26 Dec 1876.
John Wm. Chapman, age 28, single, b. Rockingham Co, par. Morgan C. & Catharine; Phoebe C. Kratzer, age 22, single, b. Rockingham Co, par. George & Matilda.6 
Census15 Jun 1880 Phebe Catherine Kratzer and John William Chapman appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 15 Jun 1880. Also enumerated in this household was Catherine C. Chapman, age 62, b. VA, widowed, mother.5 
Census*5 Jun 1900 Phebe Catherine Kratzer and John William Chapman appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 5 Jun 1900.5 
Census23 Apr 1910 Phebe Catherine Kratzer and John William Chapman appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 23 Apr 1910.5 
Census15 Jan 1920 Phebe Catherine Kratzer and John William Chapman appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 15 Jan 1920.5 
Death*3 Jan 1928 Phebe died on 3 Jan 1928 at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, at age 73.1,4,2
photo by Lois Emswiler
Burial*5 Jan 1928 Her body was interred on 5 Jan 1928 at Edom, Rockingham Co, VA, at Lindale Mennonite Cem.1,4 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
7 Sep 1860District 1, Rockingham Co, VAGeorge W. Kratzer, Matilda Fridley, Christian C. Kratzer, Josephine Kratzer, Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer, Phebe Catherine Kratzer, Mary Elizabeth 'Bettie' Kratzer and George W. Kratzer Jr5
2 Sep 1870Linville Twp, Rockingham Co, VAGeorge W. Kratzer, Matilda Fridley, Josephine Kratzer, Phebe Catherine Kratzer, Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer, Mary Elizabeth 'Bettie' Kratzer, George W. Kratzer Jr, Minnie Lee Kratzer and Gideon Lee Kratzer5
15 Jun 1880Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn William Chapman, Phebe Catherine Kratzer and Elizabeth D. Chapman5
5 Jun 1900Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn William Chapman, Phebe Catherine Kratzer, William L. Chapman, Joseph K. Chapman, Sina M. Chapman, Myrtle I. Chapman, John D. Chapman, Lester J. Chapman and Wade L. Chapman5
23 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn William Chapman, Phebe Catherine Kratzer, Wade L. Chapman, Charles Spitzer and Myrtle I. Chapman5
15 Jan 1920Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn William Chapman, Phebe Catherine Kratzer, William L. Chapman, Joseph K. Chapman, John D. Chapman, Lester J. Chapman and Wade L. Chapman5

Family

John William Chapman b. 14 Sep 1848, d. 23 May 1924
Marriage*26 Dec 1876 She married John William Chapman at Rockingham Co, VA, on 26 Dec 1876.
John Wm. Chapman, age 28, single, b. Rockingham Co, par. Morgan C. & Catharine; Phoebe C. Kratzer, age 22, single, b. Rockingham Co, par. George & Matilda.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.
  2. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy Sellers-L Archive, online at http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/read/SELLERS/2004-07/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Lindale Mennonite Cemetery, Edom, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  5. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  6. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.

Laura L. Emsweiler1,2

F, #24404, b. 17 May 1852, d. 1 Nov 1910
Birth*17 May 1852 Laura L. Emsweiler was born on 17 May 1852 at Rockingham Co, VA.3,4,1 
Marriage*1878 She married Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer, son of George W. Kratzer and Matilda Fridley, in 1878 at Rockingham Co, VA.1 
Census11 Jun 1880 Laura L. Emsweiler and Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 11 Jun 1880.2 
Census*20 Jun 1900 Laura L. Emsweiler and Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer appeared on the census as head of household at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, on 20 Jun 1900.4 
Census*19 Apr 1910 Laura L. Emsweiler appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 19 Apr 1910.2 
Death*1 Nov 1910 She died on 1 Nov 1910 at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, at age 58..3,1
photo by Lois Emswiler
Burial* She was buried at Linville Cem, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.3 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
11 Jun 1880Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJoseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer, Laura L. Emsweiler and John Paul Kratzer2
20 Jun 1900Linville, Rockingham Co, VAJoseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer, Laura L. Emsweiler, John Paul Kratzer, Wade Hampton Kratzer, Bertha M. Kratzer, Mary E. F. Kratzer and Harry Douglas Kratzer4
19 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VALaura L. Emsweiler, Wade Hampton Kratzer, Bertha M. Kratzer, Mary E. F. Kratzer and Harry Douglas Kratzer2

Family

Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer b. 19 Jul 1852, d. 24 Apr 1907
Marriage*1878 Laura L. Emsweiler married Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer, son of George W. Kratzer and Matilda Fridley, in 1878 at Rockingham Co, VA.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy Ferguson/Sellers/Armentrout/Sevier/Rutherford/Nolte/McCord/Oehlert/Scott database, online at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, accessed Dec 2007.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.

John Paul Kratzer1,2

M, #24405, b. 25 Jan 1880, d. 17 Feb 1938
FatherJoseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer2 b. 19 Jul 1852, d. 24 Apr 1907
MotherLaura L. Emsweiler2 b. 17 May 1852, d. 1 Nov 1910
Birth*25 Jan 1880 John was born at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, on 25 Jan 1880. 1880 census age 4/12, b. Jan.3,2,4,1 
 He was the son of Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer and Laura L. Emsweiler.2 
(Witness) Census11 Jun 1880 John Paul Kratzer appeared on the census of 11 Jun 1880 in the household of Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer and Laura L. Emsweiler at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.2 
(Witness) Census20 Jun 1900 John Paul Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jun 1900 in the household of Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer and Laura L. Emsweiler at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.5 
EmploymentSep 1918 Occupation: farmer in Sep 1918 at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.4 
Mlt-Registration*12 Sep 1918 John Paul Kratzer registered for the draft on 12 Sep 1918 at Rockingham Co, VA.4 
Residence*12 Sep 1918 He resided at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, on 12 Sep 1918.4 
Employment*Jan 1920 Occupation: farmer in Jan 1920 at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.2 
Census*6 Jan 1920 He appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 6 Jan 1920.2 
EmploymentApr 1930 Occupation: farmer in Apr 1930 at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.2 
Census2 Apr 1930 He appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 2 Apr 1930.2 
Death*17 Feb 1938 He died on 17 Feb 1938 at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, at age 58..3,1
photo by Lois Emswiler
Burial* He was buried at Linville Cem, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.3 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
11 Jun 1880Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJoseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer, Laura L. Emsweiler and John Paul Kratzer2
20 Jun 1900Linville, Rockingham Co, VAJoseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer, Laura L. Emsweiler, John Paul Kratzer, Wade Hampton Kratzer, Bertha M. Kratzer, Mary E. F. Kratzer and Harry Douglas Kratzer5
6 Jan 1920Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn Paul Kratzer, Wade Hampton Kratzer and Mary E. F. Kratzer2
2 Apr 1930Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn Paul Kratzer, Wade Hampton Kratzer and Bertha M. Kratzer2

Citations

  1. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy Ferguson/Sellers/Armentrout/Sevier/Rutherford/Nolte/McCord/Oehlert/Scott database, online at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, accessed Dec 2007.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  4. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.

Bertie C. Zirkle1,2

F, #24406, b. 26 Mar 1874, d. 16 Mar 1942
Birth*26 Mar 1874 Bertie C. Zirkle was born on 26 Mar 1874 at VA.1,2 
Marriage*circa 1890 She married Gideon Lee Kratzer, son of George W. Kratzer and Matilda Fridley, circa 1890.2 
Census20 Jun 1900 Bertie C. Zirkle and Gideon Lee Kratzer appeared on the census as head of household at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, on 20 Jun 1900. Also enumerated in this household was Sallie E. Zirkle, b. Oct 1852, age 47, b. VA, single, mother-in-law.2 
Census*18 Apr 1910 Bertie C. Zirkle and Gideon Lee Kratzer appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 18 Apr 1910.3 
Census20 Jan 1920 Bertie C. Zirkle and Gideon Lee Kratzer appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 20 Jan 1920.3 
Death*16 Mar 1942 Bertie C. Zirkle died on 16 Mar 1942 at age 67..1
photo by Lois Emswiler
Burial* She was buried at Linville Cem, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
20 Jun 1900Linville, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Lertie L. Kratzer, Hugh W. Kratzer, Lula M. Kratzer, Joseph Bryan Kratzer, Addie I. Kratzer and Mabel I. Kratzer2
18 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Lertie L. Kratzer, Hugh W. Kratzer, Lula M. Kratzer, Joseph Bryan Kratzer, Mabel I. Kratzer, Clyde C. Kratzer, Grace D. Kratzer, George A. Kratzer and Leland Burke Kratzer3
20 Jan 1920Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Addie I. Kratzer, Clyde C. Kratzer, Grace D. Kratzer, George A. Kratzer and Leland Burke Kratzer3

Family

Gideon Lee Kratzer b. 10 Oct 1869, d. 13 Dec 1955
Marriage*circa 1890 Bertie C. Zirkle married Gideon Lee Kratzer, son of George W. Kratzer and Matilda Fridley, circa 1890.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Lertie L. Kratzer1

M, #24407, b. 25 Sep 1891, d. 7 Oct 1961
FatherGideon Lee Kratzer1 b. 10 Oct 1869, d. 13 Dec 1955
MotherBertie C. Zirkle1 b. 26 Mar 1874, d. 16 Mar 1942
Birth*25 Sep 1891 Lertie L. Kratzer was born on 25 Sep 1891 at VA.2,1 
 He was the son of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle.1 
(Witness) Census20 Jun 1900 Lertie L. Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jun 1900 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census18 Apr 1910 Lertie L. Kratzer appeared on the census of 18 Apr 1910 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.3 
Marriage* Lertie L. Kratzer married Maude R. High.2 
Death*7 Oct 1961 Lertie L. Kratzer died on 7 Oct 1961 at age 70..2
photo by Lois Emswiler
Burial* He was buried at Linville Cem, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
20 Jun 1900Linville, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Lertie L. Kratzer, Hugh W. Kratzer, Lula M. Kratzer, Joseph Bryan Kratzer, Addie I. Kratzer and Mabel I. Kratzer1
18 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Lertie L. Kratzer, Hugh W. Kratzer, Lula M. Kratzer, Joseph Bryan Kratzer, Mabel I. Kratzer, Clyde C. Kratzer, Grace D. Kratzer, George A. Kratzer and Leland Burke Kratzer3

Family

Maude R. High b. 24 Aug 1895, d. 14 Apr 1964
Marriage* Lertie L. Kratzer married Maude R. High.2 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Hugh W. Kratzer1

M, #24408, b. 2 Sep 1892, d. 1950
FatherGideon Lee Kratzer1 b. 10 Oct 1869, d. 13 Dec 1955
MotherBertie C. Zirkle1 b. 26 Mar 1874, d. 16 Mar 1942
Birth*2 Sep 1892 Hugh W. Kratzer was born on 2 Sep 1892 at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.2,1 
 He was the son of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle.1 
(Witness) Census20 Jun 1900 Hugh W. Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jun 1900 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census18 Apr 1910 Hugh W. Kratzer appeared on the census of 18 Apr 1910 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.3 
Marriage* Hugh W. Kratzer married Myrtle C. Falls.3 
EmploymentJun 1917 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1917 at Rt 3, Harrisonburg, Rockingham Co, VA.2 
Mlt-Registration*5 Jun 1917 Hugh W. Kratzer registered for the draft on 5 Jun 1917 at Rockingham Co, VA.2 
Residence*5 Jun 1917 He resided at Rt 3, Harrisonburg, Rockingham Co, VA, on 5 Jun 1917.2 
EmploymentJan 1920 Occupation: farmer in Jan 1920 at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.3 
Census*20 Jan 1920 He and Myrtle C. Falls appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 20 Jan 1920.3 
Employment*Apr 1930 Occupation: farmer in Apr 1930 at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.3 
Census10 Apr 1930 Hugh W. Kratzer and Myrtle C. Falls appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 10 Apr 1930. Also enumerated in this household was Daniel M. Falls, age 78, b. VA, married, md at age 27; father-in-law.3 
EmploymentApr 1942 Hugh W. Kratzer was employed in Apr 1942 at Marshallton, Chester Co, PA. H.E. and M.B. Cann.4 
Residence27 Apr 1942 He resided at East Bradford Twp, Chester Co, PA, on 27 Apr 1942.4 
Mlt-Registration27 Apr 1942 He registered for the draft on 27 Apr 1942 at Chester Co, PA.4 
Residence18 Jan 1943 He lived on 18 Jan 1943 at 33 S Broad St., Penns Grove, Salem Co, NJ.4 
Death*1950 He died in 1950..5 
Burial* He was buried at Linville Cem, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.5 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
20 Jun 1900Linville, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Lertie L. Kratzer, Hugh W. Kratzer, Lula M. Kratzer, Joseph Bryan Kratzer, Addie I. Kratzer and Mabel I. Kratzer1
18 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Lertie L. Kratzer, Hugh W. Kratzer, Lula M. Kratzer, Joseph Bryan Kratzer, Mabel I. Kratzer, Clyde C. Kratzer, Grace D. Kratzer, George A. Kratzer and Leland Burke Kratzer3
20 Jan 1920Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAHugh W. Kratzer, Myrtle C. Falls, Weldon L. Kratzer and Paul Edward Kratzer3
10 Apr 1930Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAHugh W. Kratzer, Myrtle C. Falls, Weldon L. Kratzer, Paul Edward Kratzer, Rachel L. Kratzer and Edna V. Kratzer3

Family

Myrtle C. Falls b. 1896, d. 1949
Marriage* Hugh W. Kratzer married Myrtle C. Falls.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.

Lula M. Kratzer1

F, #24409, b. Feb 1894
FatherGideon Lee Kratzer1 b. 10 Oct 1869, d. 13 Dec 1955
MotherBertie C. Zirkle1 b. 26 Mar 1874, d. 16 Mar 1942
Birth*Feb 1894 Lula M. Kratzer was born in Feb 1894 at VA.1 
 She was the daughter of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle.1 
(Witness) Census20 Jun 1900 Lula M. Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jun 1900 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census18 Apr 1910 Lula M. Kratzer appeared on the census of 18 Apr 1910 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
20 Jun 1900Linville, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Lertie L. Kratzer, Hugh W. Kratzer, Lula M. Kratzer, Joseph Bryan Kratzer, Addie I. Kratzer and Mabel I. Kratzer1
18 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Lertie L. Kratzer, Hugh W. Kratzer, Lula M. Kratzer, Joseph Bryan Kratzer, Mabel I. Kratzer, Clyde C. Kratzer, Grace D. Kratzer, George A. Kratzer and Leland Burke Kratzer2

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Joseph Bryan Kratzer1,2

M, #24410, b. 10 Jun 1896, d. Mar 1971
FatherGideon Lee Kratzer2 b. 10 Oct 1869, d. 13 Dec 1955
MotherBertie C. Zirkle2 b. 26 Mar 1874, d. 16 Mar 1942
BirthJun 1895 Joseph Bryan Kratzer was born in Jun 1895 at VA.2 
Birth2*10 Jun 1896 Conflicting evidence states that Joseph was born at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, on 10 Jun 1896.3,4,1 
 He was the son of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle.2 
(Witness) Census20 Jun 1900 Joseph Bryan Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jun 1900 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.2 
(Witness) Census18 Apr 1910 Joseph Bryan Kratzer appeared on the census of 18 Apr 1910 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.5 
Employment*Jun 1918 Joseph's occupation: (an unknown value) at Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co, WI, in Jun 1918. Aluminum co.4 
Mlt-Registration*5 Jun 1918 He registered for the draft on 5 Jun 1918 at Manitowoc Co, WI.4 
Residence*5 Jun 1918 He resided at Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co, WI, on 5 Jun 1918.4 
Marriage*circa 1926 He married Nellie (?) circa 1926.5 
EmploymentApr 1930 Occupation: manager in Apr 1930 at McGehee, Desha Co, AR. Parts manager, garage.5 
Census*2 Apr 1930 Joseph Bryan Kratzer and Nellie (?) appeared on the census as head of household at McGehee, Desha Co, AR, on 2 Apr 1930.5 
EmploymentApr 1942 Joseph Bryan Kratzer was employed in Apr 1942 at McGehee, Desha Co, AR. Western Auto Associate Store.1 
Mlt-Registration27 Apr 1942 He registered for the draft on 27 Apr 1942 at Desha Co, AR.1 
Residence27 Apr 1942 He resided at McGehee, Desha Co, AR, on 27 Apr 1942.1 
Death*Mar 1971 He died in Mar 1971 at McGehee, Desha Co, AR, at age 74..3 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
20 Jun 1900Linville, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Lertie L. Kratzer, Hugh W. Kratzer, Lula M. Kratzer, Joseph Bryan Kratzer, Addie I. Kratzer and Mabel I. Kratzer2
18 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Lertie L. Kratzer, Hugh W. Kratzer, Lula M. Kratzer, Joseph Bryan Kratzer, Mabel I. Kratzer, Clyde C. Kratzer, Grace D. Kratzer, George A. Kratzer and Leland Burke Kratzer5
2 Apr 1930McGehee, Desha Co, ARJoseph Bryan Kratzer and Nellie (?)5

Family

Nellie (?) b. 5 Nov 1901, d. Jun 1986
Marriage*circa 1926 He married Nellie (?) circa 1926.5 

Citations

  1. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Addie I. Kratzer1

F, #24411, b. Mar 1898
FatherGideon Lee Kratzer1 b. 10 Oct 1869, d. 13 Dec 1955
MotherBertie C. Zirkle1 b. 26 Mar 1874, d. 16 Mar 1942
Birth*Mar 1898 Addie I. Kratzer was born in Mar 1898 at VA.1 
 She was the daughter of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle.1 
(Witness) Census20 Jun 1900 Addie I. Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jun 1900 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
Employment*Jan 1920 Occupation: nurse in Jan 1920 at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA. Private home.2 
(Witness) Census20 Jan 1920 Addie I. Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jan 1920 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
20 Jun 1900Linville, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Lertie L. Kratzer, Hugh W. Kratzer, Lula M. Kratzer, Joseph Bryan Kratzer, Addie I. Kratzer and Mabel I. Kratzer1
20 Jan 1920Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Addie I. Kratzer, Clyde C. Kratzer, Grace D. Kratzer, George A. Kratzer and Leland Burke Kratzer2

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Mabel I. Kratzer1

F, #24412, b. Mar 1899
FatherGideon Lee Kratzer1 b. 10 Oct 1869, d. 13 Dec 1955
MotherBertie C. Zirkle1 b. 26 Mar 1874, d. 16 Mar 1942
Birth*Mar 1899 Mabel I. Kratzer was born in Mar 1899 at VA.1 
 She was the daughter of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle.1 
(Witness) Census20 Jun 1900 Mabel I. Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jun 1900 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census18 Apr 1910 Mabel I. Kratzer appeared on the census of 18 Apr 1910 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
20 Jun 1900Linville, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Lertie L. Kratzer, Hugh W. Kratzer, Lula M. Kratzer, Joseph Bryan Kratzer, Addie I. Kratzer and Mabel I. Kratzer1
18 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Lertie L. Kratzer, Hugh W. Kratzer, Lula M. Kratzer, Joseph Bryan Kratzer, Mabel I. Kratzer, Clyde C. Kratzer, Grace D. Kratzer, George A. Kratzer and Leland Burke Kratzer2

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Wade Hampton Kratzer1,2

M, #24413, b. 12 Oct 1881, d. 15 Feb 1960
FatherJoseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer2 b. 19 Jul 1852, d. 24 Apr 1907
MotherLaura L. Emsweiler2 b. 17 May 1852, d. 1 Nov 1910
Birth*12 Oct 1881 Wade Hampton Kratzer was born on 12 Oct 1881 at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.3,1,4,2,5 
 He was the son of Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer and Laura L. Emsweiler.2 
(Witness) Census20 Jun 1900 Wade Hampton Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jun 1900 in the household of Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer and Laura L. Emsweiler at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.2 
Employment*Apr 1910 Occupation: farmer in Apr 1910 at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.6 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1910 Wade Hampton Kratzer appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1910 in the household of Laura L. Emsweiler at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.6 
EmploymentSep 1918 Occupation: farmer in Sep 1918 at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
Residence*12 Sep 1918 Wade Hampton Kratzer resided at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, on 12 Sep 1918.1 
Mlt-Registration*12 Sep 1918 He registered for the draft on 12 Sep 1918 at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
EmploymentJan 1920 Occupation: farm laborer in Jan 1920 at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA. Home farm.6 
(Witness) Census6 Jan 1920 He appeared on the census of 6 Jan 1920 in the household of John Paul Kratzer at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.6 
EmploymentApr 1930 Occupation: laborer in Apr 1930 at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA. Lime plant.6 
(Witness) Census2 Apr 1930 Wade Hampton Kratzer appeared on the census of 2 Apr 1930 in the household of John Paul Kratzer at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.6 
EmploymentApr 1942 Wade Hampton Kratzer was employed in Apr 1942 at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA. Southern Lime & Stone Works.4 
Mlt-Registration27 Apr 1942 He registered for the draft on 27 Apr 1942 at Rockingham Co, VA.4 
Residence27 Apr 1942 He resided at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, on 27 Apr 1942.4 
Death*15 Feb 1960 He died on 15 Feb 1960 at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, at age 78..3,5
photo by Lois Emswiler
Burial* He was buried at Linville Cem, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.3 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
20 Jun 1900Linville, Rockingham Co, VAJoseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer, Laura L. Emsweiler, John Paul Kratzer, Wade Hampton Kratzer, Bertha M. Kratzer, Mary E. F. Kratzer and Harry Douglas Kratzer2
19 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VALaura L. Emsweiler, Wade Hampton Kratzer, Bertha M. Kratzer, Mary E. F. Kratzer and Harry Douglas Kratzer6
6 Jan 1920Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn Paul Kratzer, Wade Hampton Kratzer and Mary E. F. Kratzer6
2 Apr 1930Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn Paul Kratzer, Wade Hampton Kratzer and Bertha M. Kratzer6

Citations

  1. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  4. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy Ferguson/Sellers/Armentrout/Sevier/Rutherford/Nolte/McCord/Oehlert/Scott database, online at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, accessed Dec 2007.
  6. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Bertha M. Kratzer1

F, #24414, b. 1 Nov 1883, d. 7 Nov 1959
FatherJoseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer1 b. 19 Jul 1852, d. 24 Apr 1907
MotherLaura L. Emsweiler1 b. 17 May 1852, d. 1 Nov 1910
Birth*1 Nov 1883 Bertha M. Kratzer was born on 1 Nov 1883 at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.2,1,3 
 She was the daughter of Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer and Laura L. Emsweiler.1 
(Witness) Census20 Jun 1900 Bertha M. Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jun 1900 in the household of Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer and Laura L. Emsweiler at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
Employment*Apr 1910 Occupation: nurse in Apr 1910 at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA. Insane asylum.4 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1910 Bertha M. Kratzer appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1910 in the household of Laura L. Emsweiler at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.4 
EmploymentJan 1920 Occupation: nurse in Jan 1920 at Brooklyn, Poweshiek Co, IA.4 
Census*21 Jan 1920 Bertha M. Kratzer was listed as a resident in the census report at Brooklyn, Poweshiek Co, IA, on 21 Jan 1920. Enumerated as roomer along with Irene Kratzer, age 21, single, b. VA, registered nurse.4 
EmploymentApr 1930 Occupation: nurse in Apr 1930 at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.4 
(Witness) Census2 Apr 1930 She appeared on the census of 2 Apr 1930 in the household of John Paul Kratzer at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.4 
Residence*27 Apr 1942 Bertha M. Kratzer resided at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, on 27 Apr 1942.5 
Death*7 Nov 1959 She died on 7 Nov 1959 at Rockingham Co, VA, at age 76..2,3
photo by Patty May "Simmers" Stallings
Burial* She was buried at Linville Cem, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
20 Jun 1900Linville, Rockingham Co, VAJoseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer, Laura L. Emsweiler, John Paul Kratzer, Wade Hampton Kratzer, Bertha M. Kratzer, Mary E. F. Kratzer and Harry Douglas Kratzer1
19 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VALaura L. Emsweiler, Wade Hampton Kratzer, Bertha M. Kratzer, Mary E. F. Kratzer and Harry Douglas Kratzer4
21 Jan 1920Brooklyn, Poweshiek Co, IABertha M. Kratzer4
2 Apr 1930Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn Paul Kratzer, Wade Hampton Kratzer and Bertha M. Kratzer4

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  3. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy Ferguson/Sellers/Armentrout/Sevier/Rutherford/Nolte/McCord/Oehlert/Scott database, online at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, accessed Dec 2007.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com), Wade Hampton Kratzer.

Mary E. F. Kratzer1

F, #24415, b. 17 Sep 1886, d. 26 Jan 1957
FatherJoseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer1 b. 19 Jul 1852, d. 24 Apr 1907
MotherLaura L. Emsweiler1 b. 17 May 1852, d. 1 Nov 1910
Birth*17 Sep 1886 Mary E. F. Kratzer was born on 17 Sep 1886 at Rockingham Co, VA.2,1,3 
 She was the daughter of Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer and Laura L. Emsweiler.1 
(Witness) Census20 Jun 1900 Mary E. F. Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jun 1900 in the household of Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer and Laura L. Emsweiler at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1910 Mary E. F. Kratzer appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1910 in the household of Laura L. Emsweiler at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.4 
Residence*12 Sep 1918 Mary E. F. Kratzer resided at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, on 12 Sep 1918.5 
(Witness) Census6 Jan 1920 She appeared on the census of 6 Jan 1920 in the household of John Paul Kratzer at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.4 
Marriage* Mary E. F. Kratzer married (?) Simmers.2 
Death*26 Jan 1957 Mary E. F. Kratzer died on 26 Jan 1957 at Rockingham Co, VA, at age 70..2,3
photo by Lois Emswiler
Burial* She was buried at Linville Cem, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
20 Jun 1900Linville, Rockingham Co, VAJoseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer, Laura L. Emsweiler, John Paul Kratzer, Wade Hampton Kratzer, Bertha M. Kratzer, Mary E. F. Kratzer and Harry Douglas Kratzer1
19 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VALaura L. Emsweiler, Wade Hampton Kratzer, Bertha M. Kratzer, Mary E. F. Kratzer and Harry Douglas Kratzer4
6 Jan 1920Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn Paul Kratzer, Wade Hampton Kratzer and Mary E. F. Kratzer4

Family

(?) Simmers
Marriage* She married (?) Simmers.2 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  3. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy Ferguson/Sellers/Armentrout/Sevier/Rutherford/Nolte/McCord/Oehlert/Scott database, online at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, accessed Dec 2007.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com), Wade Hampton Kratzer.

Harry Douglas Kratzer1

M, #24416, b. 26 Jan 1888, d. 21 Oct 1968
FatherJoseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer1 b. 19 Jul 1852, d. 24 Apr 1907
MotherLaura L. Emsweiler1 b. 17 May 1852, d. 1 Nov 1910
Birth*26 Jan 1888 Harry Douglas Kratzer was born on 26 Jan 1888 at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.2,3,4,1,5 
 He was the son of Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer and Laura L. Emsweiler.1 
(Witness) Census20 Jun 1900 Harry Douglas Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jun 1900 in the household of Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer and Laura L. Emsweiler at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1910 Harry Douglas Kratzer appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1910 in the household of Laura L. Emsweiler at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.6 
Employment*Jun 1917 Occupation: driver in Jun 1917 at Highland Park, Lake Co, IL. Express driver, American Express Co.4 
Residence*5 Jun 1917 Harry Douglas Kratzer resided at Highland Park, Lake Co, IL, on 5 Jun 1917.4 
Mlt-Registration*5 Jun 1917 He registered for the draft on 5 Jun 1917 at Lake Co, IL.4 
EmploymentJan 1920 Occupation: driver in Jan 1920 at Ft Sheridan Military Reservation, Deerfield Twp, Lake Co, IL.6 
Census*29 Jan 1920 Harry Douglas Kratzer was listed as a resident in the census report at Deerfield Twp, Lake Co, IL, on 29 Jan 1920. Listed as civilian living off-post from Ft. Sheridan Military Reservation.6 
Marriage* He married Edith Rockefeller.2 
Death*21 Oct 1968 Harry Douglas Kratzer died on 21 Oct 1968 at Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, at age 80..2,3,5
photo by Lois Emswiler
Burial* He was buried at Linville Cem, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
20 Jun 1900Linville, Rockingham Co, VAJoseph Napoleon Bonaparte Kratzer, Laura L. Emsweiler, John Paul Kratzer, Wade Hampton Kratzer, Bertha M. Kratzer, Mary E. F. Kratzer and Harry Douglas Kratzer1
19 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VALaura L. Emsweiler, Wade Hampton Kratzer, Bertha M. Kratzer, Mary E. F. Kratzer and Harry Douglas Kratzer6
29 Jan 1920Deerfield Twp, Lake Co, ILHarry Douglas Kratzer6

Family

Edith Rockefeller b. 20 Dec 1895, d. 1 Oct 1963
Marriage* He married Edith Rockefeller.2 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  3. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy Ferguson/Sellers/Armentrout/Sevier/Rutherford/Nolte/McCord/Oehlert/Scott database, online at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, accessed Dec 2007.
  6. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

John J. Kennedy1

M, #24417, b. 24 Jun 1860, d. 16 May 1942
Birth*24 Jun 1860 John was born at Ireland on 24 Jun 1860.2,3 
Marriage*circa 1891 He married Minnie Lee Kratzer circa 1891.3,1 
Employment*Apr 1910 Occupation: manager in Apr 1910 at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA. Lime plants.3 
Census*19 Apr 1910 John J. Kennedy and Minnie Lee Kratzer appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 19 Apr 1910.3 
Death*16 May 1942 John J. Kennedy died on 16 May 1942 at age 81..2
photo by Lois Emswiler
Burial* He was buried at Linville Cem, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
19 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn J. Kennedy, Minnie Lee Kratzer, John W. Kennedy, William Kennedy, Robert L. Kennedy, Charles R. Kennedy, Luke Kennedy, James E. Kennedy, Una M. Kennedy and Roy Lee Kennedy3

Family

Minnie Lee Kratzer b. 27 Feb 1863, d. 8 Nov 1956
Children

Citations

  1. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy Genfamily Fridley Familiy Forum, online at http://genforum.genealogy.com/fridley/messages/318.html, accessed Dec 2007.
  2. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

John W. Kennedy1

M, #24425, b. 14 Jun 1891, d. 16 Sep 1921
FatherJohn J. Kennedy1 b. 24 Jun 1860, d. 16 May 1942
MotherMinnie Lee Kratzer1 b. 27 Feb 1863, d. 8 Nov 1956
Birth*14 Jun 1891 John W. Kennedy was born on 14 Jun 1891 at VA.2,1 
 He was the son of John J. Kennedy and Minnie Lee Kratzer.1 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1910 John W. Kennedy appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1910 in the household of John J. Kennedy and Minnie Lee Kratzer at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
Marriage* John W. Kennedy married Lillie K. (?)2 
Death*16 Sep 1921 John W. Kennedy died on 16 Sep 1921 at age 30..2
photo by Lois Emswiler
Burial* He was buried at Linville Cem, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
19 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn J. Kennedy, Minnie Lee Kratzer, John W. Kennedy, William Kennedy, Robert L. Kennedy, Charles R. Kennedy, Luke Kennedy, James E. Kennedy, Una M. Kennedy and Roy Lee Kennedy1

Family

Lillie K. (?) b. 1 Jun 1894, d. 6 Dec 1973

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.

William Kennedy1

M, #24426, b. circa 1894
FatherJohn J. Kennedy1 b. 24 Jun 1860, d. 16 May 1942
MotherMinnie Lee Kratzer1 b. 27 Feb 1863, d. 8 Nov 1956
Birth*circa 1894 William Kennedy was born circa 1894 at VA.1 
 He was the son of John J. Kennedy and Minnie Lee Kratzer.1 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1910 William Kennedy appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1910 in the household of John J. Kennedy and Minnie Lee Kratzer at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
19 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn J. Kennedy, Minnie Lee Kratzer, John W. Kennedy, William Kennedy, Robert L. Kennedy, Charles R. Kennedy, Luke Kennedy, James E. Kennedy, Una M. Kennedy and Roy Lee Kennedy1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Robert L. Kennedy1

M, #24427, b. circa 1896
FatherJohn J. Kennedy1 b. 24 Jun 1860, d. 16 May 1942
MotherMinnie Lee Kratzer1 b. 27 Feb 1863, d. 8 Nov 1956
Birth*circa 1896 Robert L. Kennedy was born circa 1896 at VA.1 
 He was the son of John J. Kennedy and Minnie Lee Kratzer.1 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1910 Robert L. Kennedy appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1910 in the household of John J. Kennedy and Minnie Lee Kratzer at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
(informant) Death8 Nov 1956 Robert was informant for the death of Minnie Lee Kratzer at Moyer Nursing Home, Timberville, Rockingham Co, VA, on 8 Nov 1956.2,3
Photo by Lois Emswiler

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
19 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn J. Kennedy, Minnie Lee Kratzer, John W. Kennedy, William Kennedy, Robert L. Kennedy, Charles R. Kennedy, Luke Kennedy, James E. Kennedy, Una M. Kennedy and Roy Lee Kennedy1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.
  3. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.

Charles R. Kennedy1

M, #24428, b. 6 Mar 1897, d. 18 Mar 1976
FatherJohn J. Kennedy1 b. 24 Jun 1860, d. 16 May 1942
MotherMinnie Lee Kratzer1 b. 27 Feb 1863, d. 8 Nov 1956
Birth*6 Mar 1897 Charles R. Kennedy was born on 6 Mar 1897 at VA.2,1 
 He was the son of John J. Kennedy and Minnie Lee Kratzer.1 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1910 Charles R. Kennedy appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1910 in the household of John J. Kennedy and Minnie Lee Kratzer at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
Death*18 Mar 1976 Charles R. Kennedy died on 18 Mar 1976 at age 79..2
photo by Lois Emswiler
Burial* He was buried at Linville Cem, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
19 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn J. Kennedy, Minnie Lee Kratzer, John W. Kennedy, William Kennedy, Robert L. Kennedy, Charles R. Kennedy, Luke Kennedy, James E. Kennedy, Una M. Kennedy and Roy Lee Kennedy1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.

Luke Kennedy1

M, #24429, b. circa 1899
FatherJohn J. Kennedy1 b. 24 Jun 1860, d. 16 May 1942
MotherMinnie Lee Kratzer1 b. 27 Feb 1863, d. 8 Nov 1956
Birth*circa 1899 Luke Kennedy was born circa 1899 at VA.1 
 He was the son of John J. Kennedy and Minnie Lee Kratzer.1 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1910 Luke Kennedy appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1910 in the household of John J. Kennedy and Minnie Lee Kratzer at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
19 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn J. Kennedy, Minnie Lee Kratzer, John W. Kennedy, William Kennedy, Robert L. Kennedy, Charles R. Kennedy, Luke Kennedy, James E. Kennedy, Una M. Kennedy and Roy Lee Kennedy1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

James E. Kennedy1

M, #24430, b. circa 1901
FatherJohn J. Kennedy1 b. 24 Jun 1860, d. 16 May 1942
MotherMinnie Lee Kratzer1 b. 27 Feb 1863, d. 8 Nov 1956
Birth*circa 1901 James E. Kennedy was born circa 1901 at VA.1 
 He was the son of John J. Kennedy and Minnie Lee Kratzer.1 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1910 James E. Kennedy appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1910 in the household of John J. Kennedy and Minnie Lee Kratzer at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
19 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn J. Kennedy, Minnie Lee Kratzer, John W. Kennedy, William Kennedy, Robert L. Kennedy, Charles R. Kennedy, Luke Kennedy, James E. Kennedy, Una M. Kennedy and Roy Lee Kennedy1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Una M. Kennedy1

F, #24431, b. circa 1903
FatherJohn J. Kennedy1 b. 24 Jun 1860, d. 16 May 1942
MotherMinnie Lee Kratzer1 b. 27 Feb 1863, d. 8 Nov 1956
Birth*circa 1903 Una M. Kennedy was born circa 1903 at VA.1 
 She was the daughter of John J. Kennedy and Minnie Lee Kratzer.1 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1910 Una M. Kennedy appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1910 in the household of John J. Kennedy and Minnie Lee Kratzer at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
19 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn J. Kennedy, Minnie Lee Kratzer, John W. Kennedy, William Kennedy, Robert L. Kennedy, Charles R. Kennedy, Luke Kennedy, James E. Kennedy, Una M. Kennedy and Roy Lee Kennedy1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Roy Lee Kennedy1,2

M, #24432, b. 31 May 1905, d. 21 Jan 1959
FatherJohn J. Kennedy2 b. 24 Jun 1860, d. 16 May 1942
MotherMinnie Lee Kratzer2 b. 27 Feb 1863, d. 8 Nov 1956
Birth*31 May 1905 Roy Lee Kennedy was born on 31 May 1905 at VA.1,2 
 He was the son of John J. Kennedy and Minnie Lee Kratzer.2 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1910 Roy Lee Kennedy appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1910 in the household of John J. Kennedy and Minnie Lee Kratzer at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.2 
Marriage* Roy Lee Kennedy married Ethel Bricker.1 
Death*21 Jan 1959 Roy Lee Kennedy died on 21 Jan 1959 at age 53..1
photo by Lois Emswiler
Burial* He was buried at Linville Cem, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
19 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAJohn J. Kennedy, Minnie Lee Kratzer, John W. Kennedy, William Kennedy, Robert L. Kennedy, Charles R. Kennedy, Luke Kennedy, James E. Kennedy, Una M. Kennedy and Roy Lee Kennedy2

Family

Ethel Bricker b. 10 Apr 1905, d. 12 Apr 1967

Citations

  1. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Martha Dove1,2

F, #24433, b. 13 May 1859, d. 1951
Birth*13 May 1859 Martha Dove was born on 13 May 1859 at VA.3,2 
Marriage*circa 1897 She married George W. Kratzer Jr circa 1897.2 
Census26 Jun 1900 Martha Dove and George W. Kratzer Jr appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 26 Jun 1900.4 
Census*27 Apr 1910 Martha Dove appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 27 Apr 1910.4 
Census20 Jan 1920 She appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 20 Jan 1920. Also enumerated in this household was Paul Kratzer, age 45, single, b. VA, laborer, "aunt"(?).4 
Death*1951 She died in 1951 at Rockingham Co, VA..3,1
photo by Lois Emswiler
Burial* She was buried at Lindale Mennonite Cem, Edom, Rockingham Co, VA.3,1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
26 Jun 1900Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGeorge W. Kratzer Jr, Martha Dove and John David Kratzer4
27 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAMartha Dove and John David Kratzer4
20 Jan 1920Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAMartha Dove, John David Kratzer and Rena Merle Simmons4

Family

George W. Kratzer Jr b. 31 Aug 1858, d. 2 Oct 1905
Marriage*circa 1897 She married George W. Kratzer Jr circa 1897.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy Ferguson/Sellers/Armentrout/Sevier/Rutherford/Nolte/McCord/Oehlert/Scott database, online at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, accessed Dec 2007.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Lindale Mennonite Cemetery, Edom, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

John David Kratzer1,2

M, #24434, b. May 1900, d. 1939
FatherGeorge W. Kratzer Jr2 b. 31 Aug 1858, d. 2 Oct 1905
MotherMartha Dove2 b. 13 May 1859, d. 1951
Birth*May 1900 John David Kratzer was born in May 1900 at VA.3,2 
 He was the son of George W. Kratzer Jr and Martha Dove.2 
(Witness) Census26 Jun 1900 John David Kratzer appeared on the census of 26 Jun 1900 in the household of George W. Kratzer Jr and Martha Dove at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.4 
(Witness) Census27 Apr 1910 John David Kratzer appeared on the census of 27 Apr 1910 in the household of Martha Dove at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.4 
Marriage*22 May 1919 John David Kratzer married Rena Merle Simmons on 22 May 1919 at Rockingham Co, VA.1 
Employment*Jan 1920 Occupation: farmer in Jan 1920 at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.4 
(Witness) Census20 Jan 1920 John David Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jan 1920 in the household of Martha Dove at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.4 
Death*1939 John David Kratzer died in 1939 at Rockingham Co, VA..3,1
photo by Lois Emswiler
Burial* He was buried at Lindale Mennonite Cem, Edom, Rockingham Co, VA.3 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
26 Jun 1900Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGeorge W. Kratzer Jr, Martha Dove and John David Kratzer4
27 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAMartha Dove and John David Kratzer4
20 Jan 1920Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAMartha Dove, John David Kratzer and Rena Merle Simmons4

Family

Rena Merle Simmons b. 8 Jul 1901, d. 5 Oct 1986
Marriage*22 May 1919 John David Kratzer married Rena Merle Simmons on 22 May 1919 at Rockingham Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy Ferguson/Sellers/Armentrout/Sevier/Rutherford/Nolte/McCord/Oehlert/Scott database, online at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, accessed Dec 2007.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Lindale Mennonite Cemetery, Edom, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Rena Merle Simmons1

F, #24435, b. 8 Jul 1901, d. 5 Oct 1986
Birth*8 Jul 1901 Rena Merle Simmons was born on 8 Jul 1901 at Rockingham Co, VA.1 
Marriage*22 May 1919 She married John David Kratzer, son of George W. Kratzer Jr and Martha Dove, on 22 May 1919 at Rockingham Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census20 Jan 1920 Rena Merle Simmons appeared on the census of 20 Jan 1920 in the household of Martha Dove at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.2 
Death*5 Oct 1986 Rena Merle Simmons died on 5 Oct 1986 at Rockingham Co, VA, at age 85..1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
20 Jan 1920Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAMartha Dove, John David Kratzer and Rena Merle Simmons2

Family

John David Kratzer b. May 1900, d. 1939

Citations

  1. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy Ferguson/Sellers/Armentrout/Sevier/Rutherford/Nolte/McCord/Oehlert/Scott database, online at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, accessed Dec 2007.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Clyde C. Kratzer1

M, #24437, b. circa 1901
FatherGideon Lee Kratzer1 b. 10 Oct 1869, d. 13 Dec 1955
MotherBertie C. Zirkle1 b. 26 Mar 1874, d. 16 Mar 1942
Birth*circa 1901 Clyde C. Kratzer was born circa 1901 at VA.1 
 He was the son of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle.1 
(Witness) Census18 Apr 1910 Clyde C. Kratzer appeared on the census of 18 Apr 1910 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census20 Jan 1920 Clyde C. Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jan 1920 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
18 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Lertie L. Kratzer, Hugh W. Kratzer, Lula M. Kratzer, Joseph Bryan Kratzer, Mabel I. Kratzer, Clyde C. Kratzer, Grace D. Kratzer, George A. Kratzer and Leland Burke Kratzer1
20 Jan 1920Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Addie I. Kratzer, Clyde C. Kratzer, Grace D. Kratzer, George A. Kratzer and Leland Burke Kratzer1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Grace D. Kratzer1

F, #24438, b. circa 1903
FatherGideon Lee Kratzer1 b. 10 Oct 1869, d. 13 Dec 1955
MotherBertie C. Zirkle1 b. 26 Mar 1874, d. 16 Mar 1942
Birth*circa 1903 Grace D. Kratzer was born circa 1903 at VA.1 
 She was the daughter of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle.1 
(Witness) Census18 Apr 1910 Grace D. Kratzer appeared on the census of 18 Apr 1910 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census20 Jan 1920 Grace D. Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jan 1920 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
18 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Lertie L. Kratzer, Hugh W. Kratzer, Lula M. Kratzer, Joseph Bryan Kratzer, Mabel I. Kratzer, Clyde C. Kratzer, Grace D. Kratzer, George A. Kratzer and Leland Burke Kratzer1
20 Jan 1920Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Addie I. Kratzer, Clyde C. Kratzer, Grace D. Kratzer, George A. Kratzer and Leland Burke Kratzer1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

George A. Kratzer1

M, #24439, b. 19 Feb 1906, d. Jun 1983
FatherGideon Lee Kratzer1 b. 10 Oct 1869, d. 13 Dec 1955
MotherBertie C. Zirkle1 b. 26 Mar 1874, d. 16 Mar 1942
Birth*19 Feb 1906 George A. Kratzer was born on 19 Feb 1906 at VA.2,3,1 
 He was the son of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle.1 
(Witness) Census18 Apr 1910 George A. Kratzer appeared on the census of 18 Apr 1910 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census20 Jan 1920 George A. Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jan 1920 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1928 George A. Kratzer married Effie (?) circa 1928.1 
Employment*Apr 1930 George A. Kratzer was employed in Apr 1930 at Deepwater, Salem Co, NJ. Machine operator, dye works.1 
Census*15 Apr 1930 He and Effie (?) appeared on the census as head of household at Deepwater, Salem Co, NJ, on 15 Apr 1930.1 
Death*Jun 1983 George A. Kratzer died in Jun 1983 at Harrisonburg, Rockingham Co, VA, at age 77.. 
Burial* He was buried at Linville Cem, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
18 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Lertie L. Kratzer, Hugh W. Kratzer, Lula M. Kratzer, Joseph Bryan Kratzer, Mabel I. Kratzer, Clyde C. Kratzer, Grace D. Kratzer, George A. Kratzer and Leland Burke Kratzer1
20 Jan 1920Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Addie I. Kratzer, Clyde C. Kratzer, Grace D. Kratzer, George A. Kratzer and Leland Burke Kratzer1
15 Apr 1930Deepwater, Salem Co, NJGeorge A. Kratzer and Effie (?)1

Family

Effie (?) b. 10 Jan 1906, d. Jun 1987
Marriage*circa 1928 George A. Kratzer married Effie (?) circa 1928.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  3. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.

Leland Burke Kratzer1

M, #24440, b. 21 May 1909, d. May 1946
FatherGideon Lee Kratzer1 b. 10 Oct 1869, d. 13 Dec 1955
MotherBertie C. Zirkle1 b. 26 Mar 1874, d. 16 Mar 1942
Birth*21 May 1909 Leland was born at VA on 21 May 1909. 1910 census age 10/12.2,1 
 He was the son of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle.1 
(Witness) Census18 Apr 1910 Leland Burke Kratzer appeared on the census of 18 Apr 1910 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census20 Jan 1920 Leland Burke Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jan 1920 in the household of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1930 He married Anna E. (?) circa 1930.1 
Employment*Apr 1930 Occupation: laborer in Apr 1930 at Penns Grove, Salem Co, NJ. Powder plant.1 
Census*14 Apr 1930 Leland Burke Kratzer and Anna E. (?) appeared on the census as head of household at Penns Grove, Salem Co, NJ, on 14 Apr 1930.1 
Death*May 1946 Leland Burke Kratzer died in May 1946..2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
18 Apr 1910Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Lertie L. Kratzer, Hugh W. Kratzer, Lula M. Kratzer, Joseph Bryan Kratzer, Mabel I. Kratzer, Clyde C. Kratzer, Grace D. Kratzer, George A. Kratzer and Leland Burke Kratzer1
20 Jan 1920Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGideon Lee Kratzer, Bertie C. Zirkle, Addie I. Kratzer, Clyde C. Kratzer, Grace D. Kratzer, George A. Kratzer and Leland Burke Kratzer1
14 Apr 1930Penns Grove, Salem Co, NJLeland Burke Kratzer and Anna E. (?)1

Family

Anna E. (?) b. circa 1911
Marriage*circa 1930 He married Anna E. (?) circa 1930.1 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.

Myrtle C. Falls1

F, #24441, b. 1896, d. 1949
Birth*1896 Myrtle C. Falls was born in 1896 at VA.2,1 
Marriage* She married Hugh W. Kratzer, son of Gideon Lee Kratzer and Bertie C. Zirkle.1 
Census20 Jan 1920 Myrtle C. Falls and Hugh W. Kratzer appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 20 Jan 1920.1 
Census*10 Apr 1930 Myrtle C. Falls and Hugh W. Kratzer appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 10 Apr 1930. Also enumerated in this household was Daniel M. Falls, age 78, b. VA, married, md at age 27; father-in-law.1 
Death*1949 Myrtle C. Falls died in 1949..2 
Burial* She was buried at Linville Cem, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
20 Jan 1920Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAHugh W. Kratzer, Myrtle C. Falls, Weldon L. Kratzer and Paul Edward Kratzer1
10 Apr 1930Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAHugh W. Kratzer, Myrtle C. Falls, Weldon L. Kratzer, Paul Edward Kratzer, Rachel L. Kratzer and Edna V. Kratzer1

Family

Hugh W. Kratzer b. 2 Sep 1892, d. 1950
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.

Weldon L. Kratzer1

M, #24442, b. 20 Feb 1916, d. 15 Sep 1995
FatherHugh W. Kratzer1 b. 2 Sep 1892, d. 1950
MotherMyrtle C. Falls1 b. 1896, d. 1949
Birth*20 Feb 1916 Weldon was born at VA on 20 Feb 1916. 1920 census age 4 10/12.2,1 
 He was the son of Hugh W. Kratzer and Myrtle C. Falls.1 
(Witness) Census20 Jan 1920 Weldon L. Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jan 1920 in the household of Hugh W. Kratzer and Myrtle C. Falls at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census10 Apr 1930 Weldon L. Kratzer appeared on the census of 10 Apr 1930 in the household of Hugh W. Kratzer and Myrtle C. Falls at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
Mlt induction*3 Feb 1941 He was inducted into the military at Harrisonburg, Rockingham Co, VA, on 3 Feb 1941. Name:      Weldon L Kratzer
Birth Year:      1916
Race:      White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country:      Virginia
State:      Virginia
County or City:      Rockingham
     
Enlistment Date:      3 Feb 1941
Enlistment State:      Virginia
Enlistment City:      Harrisonburg
Branch:      Infantry
Branch Code:      Infantry
Grade:      Private First Class
Grade Code:      Private First Class
Term of Enlistment:      One year enlistment
Component:      National Guard (Officers, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
Source:      National Guard
     
Education:      1 year of high school
Civil Occupation:      Automobile Serviceman
Marital Status:      Single, without dependents
Height:      66
Weight:      155.3 
Death*15 Sep 1995 Weldon L. Kratzer died on 15 Sep 1995 at Verona, Augusta Co, VA, at age 79..2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
20 Jan 1920Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAHugh W. Kratzer, Myrtle C. Falls, Weldon L. Kratzer and Paul Edward Kratzer1
10 Apr 1930Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAHugh W. Kratzer, Myrtle C. Falls, Weldon L. Kratzer, Paul Edward Kratzer, Rachel L. Kratzer and Edna V. Kratzer1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S2697] National Archives and Records Administration., U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 (online at www.ancestry.com),.

Paul Edward Kratzer1,2

M, #24443, b. 3 May 1919, d. 10 Apr 1999
FatherHugh W. Kratzer2 b. 2 Sep 1892, d. 1950
MotherMyrtle C. Falls2 b. 1896, d. 1949
Birth*3 May 1919 Paul was born at VA on 3 May 1919. 1920 census age 7/12.1,3,2 
 He was the son of Hugh W. Kratzer and Myrtle C. Falls.2 
(Witness) Census20 Jan 1920 Paul Edward Kratzer appeared on the census of 20 Jan 1920 in the household of Hugh W. Kratzer and Myrtle C. Falls at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.2 
(Witness) Census10 Apr 1930 Paul Edward Kratzer appeared on the census of 10 Apr 1930 in the household of Hugh W. Kratzer and Myrtle C. Falls at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.2 
Marriage* Paul Edward Kratzer married Caroline Depoy.1 
Death*10 Apr 1999 Paul Edward Kratzer died on 10 Apr 1999 at Timberville, Rockingham Co, VA, at age 79..1,3
photo by Lois Emswiler
Burial* He was buried at Linville Cem, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
20 Jan 1920Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAHugh W. Kratzer, Myrtle C. Falls, Weldon L. Kratzer and Paul Edward Kratzer2
10 Apr 1930Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAHugh W. Kratzer, Myrtle C. Falls, Weldon L. Kratzer, Paul Edward Kratzer, Rachel L. Kratzer and Edna V. Kratzer2

Family

Caroline Depoy b. 2 Nov 1921, d. 9 Feb 1977
Marriage* Paul Edward Kratzer married Caroline Depoy.1 

Citations

  1. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Linville Cemetery, Linville, Rockingham Co, VA, online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~varockin/tombstones/…, accessed Dec 2007.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.

Rachel L. Kratzer1

F, #24444, b. circa 1921
FatherHugh W. Kratzer1 b. 2 Sep 1892, d. 1950
MotherMyrtle C. Falls1 b. 1896, d. 1949
Birth*circa 1921 Rachel L. Kratzer was born circa 1921 at VA.1 
 She was the daughter of Hugh W. Kratzer and Myrtle C. Falls.1 
(Witness) Census10 Apr 1930 Rachel L. Kratzer appeared on the census of 10 Apr 1930 in the household of Hugh W. Kratzer and Myrtle C. Falls at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
10 Apr 1930Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAHugh W. Kratzer, Myrtle C. Falls, Weldon L. Kratzer, Paul Edward Kratzer, Rachel L. Kratzer and Edna V. Kratzer1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Edna V. Kratzer1

F, #24445, b. circa 1923
FatherHugh W. Kratzer1 b. 2 Sep 1892, d. 1950
MotherMyrtle C. Falls1 b. 1896, d. 1949
Birth*circa 1923 Edna V. Kratzer was born circa 1923 at VA.1 
 She was the daughter of Hugh W. Kratzer and Myrtle C. Falls.1 
(Witness) Census10 Apr 1930 Edna V. Kratzer appeared on the census of 10 Apr 1930 in the household of Hugh W. Kratzer and Myrtle C. Falls at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
10 Apr 1930Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAHugh W. Kratzer, Myrtle C. Falls, Weldon L. Kratzer, Paul Edward Kratzer, Rachel L. Kratzer and Edna V. Kratzer1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Wallace H. Kratzer1

M, #24446
FatherHugh W. Kratzer1 b. 2 Sep 1892, d. 1950
MotherMyrtle C. Falls1 b. 1896, d. 1949
 Wallace H. Kratzer is the son of Hugh W. Kratzer and Myrtle C. Falls.1 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Wanda H. Kratzer1

F, #24447
FatherHugh W. Kratzer1 b. 2 Sep 1892, d. 1950
MotherMyrtle C. Falls1 b. 1896, d. 1949
 Wanda H. Kratzer is the daughter of Hugh W. Kratzer and Myrtle C. Falls.1 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Jean E. Kratzer1

F, #24448
FatherHugh W. Kratzer1 b. 2 Sep 1892, d. 1950
MotherMyrtle C. Falls1 b. 1896, d. 1949
 Jean E. Kratzer is the daughter of Hugh W. Kratzer and Myrtle C. Falls.1 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

June E. Kratzer1

F, #24449
FatherHugh W. Kratzer1 b. 2 Sep 1892, d. 1950
MotherMyrtle C. Falls1 b. 1896, d. 1949
 June E. Kratzer is the daughter of Hugh W. Kratzer and Myrtle C. Falls.1 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Nellie (?)1

F, #24450, b. 5 Nov 1901, d. Jun 1986
Birth*5 Nov 1901 Nellie was born at TN on 5 Nov 1901.2,1 
Marriage*circa 1926 She married Joseph Bryan Kratzer circa 1926.1 
Census*2 Apr 1930 Nellie (?) and Joseph Bryan Kratzer appeared on the census as head of household at McGehee, Desha Co, AR, on 2 Apr 1930.1 
Death*Jun 1986 Nellie (?) died in Jun 1986 at McGehee, Desha Co, AR, at age 84..2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
2 Apr 1930McGehee, Desha Co, ARJoseph Bryan Kratzer and Nellie (?)1

Family

Joseph Bryan Kratzer b. 10 Jun 1896, d. Mar 1971

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.