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 Wilhelmina “Minnie” <I>Kamphaus</I> Krenning

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Wilhelmina “Minnie” Kamphaus Krenning

  • Birth 13 Mar 1853 Germany
  • Death 22 May 1919 Spanish Lake, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Black Jack, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 44100705

The daughter of Henry Kamphaus and (Unknown) Panhorst, "Caroline Wilhelmine Kamphaus" married Franz Heinrich Krenning on 24 Apr 1873 at Salem Lutheran Church in Black Jack, St. Louis County, Missouri. The witnesses at their wedding were Heinrich Hagemeyer, Heinrich Capp, Wilhelmine Krenning and Henriette (illegible).

"Minnie" and "Frank" were the parents of 2 adopted children. He worked as a farmer in north St. Louis County, Missouri. She was also known as "Mina" on some records.

At the time of her death due to gallbladder and stomach cancer, Minnie was 66 years, 2 months and 9 days old.

Shewas survived by her husband, Frank; 1 son, Henry Krenning; 1 daughter and son-in-law, Minnie and Edwin Quest; and 1 grandson, Wilbert Quest.

Minnie was buried on 25 May 1919. Her husband, Frank, passed away in 1926 and was buried next to her.

Children: 1 son, 1 daughter.

Mother of:
Henry J. Krenning
Wilhelmina Charlotte "Minnie" Krenning Quest

Minnie's known sibling:
Anna Caroline Kamphaus Dieckmann



KRENNING--Asleep in Jesus on Thursday, May 22, 1919, at 12:25 a.m., Wilhelmine Kamphaus Krenning, beloved wife of F. H. Krenning, dear mother of Henry Krenning and Mrs. E. H. Quest (nee Krenning), our dear grandmother, sister, mother-in-law, sister-in-law and aunt, at the age of 56 [sic] years 2 months and 9 days.

Funeral Sunday, May 25, at 2 p.m., from the home place, Spanish Lake, Mo., Salem Lutheran Church, Blackjack, Mo., to Blackjack Cemetery. Motor. Relatives and friends invited. Please omit flowers.

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch; 23 May 1919; p. 22)
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  • Created by: Lynn
  • Added: 8 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44100705
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Wilhelmina “Minnie” Kamphaus Krenning (13 Mar 1853–22 May 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44100705, citing Salem Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Black Jack, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Lynn (contributor 47138895) .