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 Karl Friedrich Crass, Sr

Karl Friedrich Crass, Sr

Death 29 Mar 1976 (aged 83)
Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Burial Cremated, Other, Specifically: Cremated, ashes given to son.
Memorial ID 100099471 · View Source
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Son of Karl and Wilhelmina "Minna" (Wortmann) Krass; born in Dietz, Germany. He was educated in Oberrealschule, Weisbaden, Germany.

Karl Krass, pipe maker in Dietz, Germany.

Wilhelmina "Minna" Wortmann.

Father's sister:
Micha "Mina" Crass, born 1803, Netherlands. Married George Barth, of Germany. Immigrated to United States; widowed in 1857; lived in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, with daughter, Rosa Theresa (Barth) Haag, where she died in 1891.

Father's brother:
Fritz Krass, immigrated to Venezuela, buried in Dietz, Germany.

Frau Woot, Dietz, Germany.

At birth his last name was spelled Krass, but when he immigrated to the United States, he changed his name at Ellis Island, to Crass.

Immigration to America:
Port of departure: Hamburg, Germany.
Departure date: 30 November 1912.
Port of arrival: New York, New York.
Arrival date: 16 December 1912.
Ship name: Pennsylvania.

He was sponsored by William Barth, of Denver, Colorado, when immigrating to America.

In the probate papers of William Barth, Karl Crass, Legatee, the relationship to Wm. Barth, is described as "Kinsman."

In the probate papers of Rosa Theresa (Barth) Haag, Karl Crass, Legatee, the relationship to Rosie Haag, is described as "grandson of my mother's brother."

When arriving in America, spent time in Leadville, then removed to Denver, Colorado.

Graduate University of Denver,
May 1, 1918, Bachelor of Laws.

Bar Admission:
October 1, 1918, State of Colorado.

Assoc. with Smith, Brock, Akolt & Campbell.
Office: 14th St. Denver, Colorado.

Member: American Bar Association.

Karl F. Crass, 4645 E. 17th Ave., Denver; father of Karl Crass Jr., Denver. Services,
1 P.M. Friday, Fairmount Mortuary Chapel. Services conclude in Chapel.
Funeral Notice;
Publication: Rocky Mountain News;
Date: 31 March 1976.

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