George Krepps

George Krepps (Jr.) – George Krepps, the son of George Krebs/Kreps, was born August 7, 1876 in Butler County, PA and died on January 28, 1952 in Beaver County, PA.  George was a tool dresser working in the oil fields during the boom days of the oil industry in Pennsylvania.  He married Mary Adelia “Della” Hayes who was born on Nov. 5, 1872 and died on December 23, 1957.

Obituary – George Krepps –  January, 1952:

KREPPS – George, 75, husband of Mrs. Della Krepps, died of a heart attack, at noon Monday, January 28, 1952, in his home, R. D. 1, Freedom, New Sewickley Township.  Mr. Krepps was born August 7, 1876, in Butler County, the son of the late George and Anna Keck Krepps.  He was a life long resident of New Sewickley Township, where he was a member of the House of Mercy Lutheran Church, Crows Run.  He had been in ill health the past 10 years.  Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Mrs. Anna Dwyer, Terre Haute, Ind.; Mrs. Gertrude Markel, Tampa, Fla.; two sons Vivian and Clyde Krepps, R. D. 1, Freedom; 17 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.  Friends are being received in the Gross Funeral Home, Freedom, where the funeral services will be held Thursday, January 31 at 2 p.m. in charge of his pastor, Rev. E. Victor Roland.  Interment will be in Sylvania Hills Cemetery.


Father*                       George Krebs (b. between 1815 & 1821,d. 25 May 1896)

Mother*                      Anna Barbara Keck (b. 1 Oct 1854, d. 11 Nov 1933)


Birth*               07 Aug 1876               Cranberry Twp., Butler County, PA.

Marriage*        __ ___ ____                Mary Adelia Hayes (b. 06 Nov 1872, d. 23 Dec 1957)

Daughter:        12 Apr 1896                Anna Amelia Krepps (b. 12 Apr 1896,d. Jul 1985); PA.; married James Dwyer

Son:               16 Feb 1898                Vivian Albert Krepps (b. 16 Feb 1898, d. 15 Jun 1982); Cranberry Twp., Butler County, PA.; married Edith Roser

Son:               16 Feb 1900                Charles Daniel Krepps (b. 16 Feb 1900, d. 08 Jul 1932); PA., married Viola M. Neubig (b. 1900, d. 1986)

Son:                08 Oct 1901                Clyde P. Krepps (b. 08 Oct 1901, d. 04 Aug 1972); PA.; married Vera Mae Wipple (b. 1907, d. 1958)

Daughter:       16 Dec 1903                Gertrude Francis Krepps (b. 16 Dec 1903, d. 25 Mar 1963 ); PA.; married Adolphus Markle

Death*             28 Jan 1952                New Sewickley Twp., Beaver County, PA.

Burial*             31 Jan 1952                Sylvania Hills Cemetery, Daughterty Twp., Beaver County, PA.  

     George and Della Krepps  George and Della Krepps


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