Krebill,  Otto Christian

Krebill, Otto Christian

Male 1885 - 1958  (72 years)

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  • Name Krebill, Otto Christian  [1, 2, 3
    Born 16 Nov 1885  Donnellson, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • near Donnellson
    Gender Male 
    Died 05 Mar 1958  Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Graham Hospital
    Buried Franklin, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Zion Mennonite Cemetary
    Person ID I3250  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2017 

    Father Krebill, Frederick Henry,   b. 01 Feb 1849, Hayesville, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1928, Donnellson, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Rings, Elisabeth,   b. 06 Apr 1860, Franklin, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1941, Donnellson, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 30 Aug 1883  Donnellson, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • near Donnellson
    Family ID F1073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Schowalter, Abigail Marie,   b. 27 Mar 1890, Halstead, Harvey, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1957, Donnellson, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1914  Donnellson, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Krebill, Homer Glenn,   b. 14 Feb 1915, Donnellson, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1977, Independance, Mo Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  []
     2. Krebill, Helen Doris,   b. 25 Aug 1917, Donnellson, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jul 1983, Keosauqua, Van Buren, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  []
     3. Krebill, Marvin Murl,   b. 23 May 1923, Donnellson, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 2011, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  []
     4. Krebill, Dwight Hubert,   b. 14 Mar 1928, Donnellson, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jan 2015, Fort Madison, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  []
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2017 21:29:03 
    Family ID F1318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Nov 1885 - Donnellson, Lee, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Feb 1914 - Donnellson, Lee, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 05 Mar 1958 - Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Franklin, Lee, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    KREBILL_HERVEY%20CHRISMAS%201937[1].JPG
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    Otto C Krebill.jpg
    Otto C Krebill.jpg

    Documents
    1930 United States Federal Census - Otto Christian Krebill
    1930 United States Federal Census - Otto Christian Krebill
    1940 United States Federal Census - Otto Christian Krebill
    1940 United States Federal Census - Otto Christian Krebill
    Otto Chris Krebill - World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    Otto Chris Krebill - World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918

    Histories
    Otto Christian Krebill Story.ftms
    Otto Christian Krebill Story.ftms

  • Notes 
    • PROMINENT FARMER OF DONNELLSON, IOWA CALLED AWAY IN DEATH.

      Donnellson, Iowa. -- Funeral services for Otto C. Krebill, 72, prominent retired farmer here, were held March 7 at the Zion Mennonite Church. Rev. Harold Thiessen, the pastor, officiated.

      A lifelong resident of this community, Mr. Krebill had served for many years on the Warren School board, was a charter member and past president of the Farm Bureau, and more recently was active in the Soil Conservation Service.
      He was also active in the local church, serving as a Sunday school teacher and member of the church board.

      Otto C. Krebill, 72, of Donnellson, Iowa died in Graham Hospital at Keokuk on March 5, 1958, after having been in failing health for a year and seriously ill for two weeks.

      Born Nov. 16, 1885, north of Donnellson, he had spent his entire life in Lee county and was a retired farmer. On Feb. 11, 1914, he was married to Abbie Marie Schowalter at her home near Donnellson. She died Jan. 25, 1957. He was a member of Zion Mennonite Church, a teacher in its Sunday school for years, former chairman of the church board and past member of the Lee county fair board. He was also a charter member of the Farm Bureau and a past president, had served many years on the Warren school board and more recently on the Soil Conservation Service.

      Surviving are three sons: Marvin of Grand Rapids, Mich., Homer and Dwight of Donnellson; one daughter, Mrs. Robert (Helen) Hervey of Keosauqua; four brothers. Elmer of Billings, Mont., Wm. F. of Davenport, A. D. and E. J. both of Donnellson; three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Neff of Oak Lawn, Ill., Mrs. A. B. Lowenberg and Emma Krebill of Donnellson; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. One sister preceded him in death.

      Funeral services were held Friday afternoon in Millers' Home for Funerals at 1:30 and in the Mennonite church at 2:00 with Rev. Harold Thiessen officiating.

      Mrs. James Slaughter and Mrs. Ernest Krehbiel sang, accompanied by Miss Iris Lowenberg. Interment was in the Mennonite cemetery.

      (MWR 20 Mar 1958 p. 1; 3 Apr 1958 p. 8; Who's Who among the Mennonites, 1943)

  • Sources 
    1. [S326] The Altleiningen Krebills 1730-1966, Olga A. Krebill Hirschler, (Name: Paul and Olga Hirschler, 020 Lassen Street, Richmond, CA: 1966;).

    2. [S342] The Schowalter Book, Arb. A. Schowalter, Clarence C. Schowalter, Edgar P. Schowalter, (Name: 1963, with Supplementary Report;).
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    3. [S385] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;), Database online. Roll 1643178, DraftBoard 0.
      Record for Otto Chris Krebill

    4. [S370] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
      Ancestry.com. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18 [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2002. National Archives and Records Administration. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. M1509, 4,277 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. Roll 1643178, DraftBoard 0.

    5. [S965] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).
      Record for Otto Christian Krebill