John Krepps

John Krepps served in Troop M, 6th US Calvary during the Civil War.  He enlisted as a private in 1861, was promoted to Sergeant in 1863 and was discharged on 10 Sept 1864.  He lived most of his life in Beaver Falls, PA.


Father*                       Henry Krebs/Kreps (b. circa 1808,          )

Mother*                      Caroline (--?--) (b. circa 1820,          )


Birth*               10 Oct 1839                Butler County, PA.

Marriage*        23 Jan 1868                Emma Skiles (b. circa 1847, d. 28 Jul 1931); PA; Married by Rev. R. G. Rankin.

Daughter:       14 Feb 1869                Minnie E. Krepps (b. 14 Feb 1869,          ); Beaver County, PA.

Daughter:        09 Apr 1871                Mary N. Krepps (b. 09 Apr 1871, d. 08 Feb 1887); Beaver County, PA.

Daughter:       09 Feb 1873                Ida May Krepps (b. 09 Feb 1873, d. 12 Dec 1879); Beaver County, PA.

Son:               14 Mar 1875                Ralph Krepps (b. 14 Mar 1875, d. 12 Dec 1879); Beaver County, PA.

Son:               22 Jan 1878                John H. Krepps (b. 22 Jan 1878,          ); Beaver County, PA.

Daughter:        25 Mar 1881                Laura Ada Krepps (b. 25 Mar 1881,          ); Beaver County, PA.; she married Edward B. Harvey

Son:               25 Aug 1883                William V. Krepps (b. 25 Aug 1883,d. Oct 1968 in Seattle, WA); Beaver County, PA.; he married Ethel ? (William also had two daughters June and Janis who were born in Nebraska, in 1920 William is living in Chicago and is Superintendent of a scale shop)

Son:               28 Feb 1885                George Krepps (b. 28 Feb 1885,          ); Beaver County, PA.

Daughter:         01 Oct 1888                Fay Edna Krepps (b. 01 Oct 1888, d. Jul 1977 in Beaver County, PA); Beaver County, PA.

Son:                02 Dec 1890                Edward Krepps (b. 02 Dec 1890, d. Apr 1981 in VA); Beaver County, PA. he married Mary ? and had a son Edward, Jr. who was born in Nebraska about 1917, in 1920 Edward was living in Nebraska.  He died in Newport News, VA.

Death*             19 Aug 1927                National Soldiers Home, Hampton, VA.


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Written by Bob Krepps  2003 all rights reserved.  Permission granted to copy for personal & non-commercial purposes only.  Please contact me if you are able to provide additional details on John Krepps or any of his descendants.   Most of the information is from John's Civil War Pension file and from census and death records that I have been able to obtain and therefore may not be complete.

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