HISTORY OF KREIDER FAMILY
FROM THE PEN OF REV. J.G. FRANCIS
(Continued from Monday.)
Kreiders in that section.
Michael was a director of the Lebanon National Bank. He was a member of the United Brethren Church. He
had 10 children, all by the first wife:
- A son, b. Sept, 7, 1829; d. aged 7 days.
- Elizabeth, b. Oct. 31, 1830; d. Aug. 2, 1890.*
- Levii [sic], b. Nov. 6, 1832; d. Oct. 26, 1868.*
- Christian, b. June 23, 1835; d. Oct. 21, 1907.*
- Magdalene, b. Mar. 17, 1838; d. Dec. 25, 1871.*
- Dr. Cyrus, b. May 29, 1840; d. Feb. 22, 1918.*
- Sarah, b. Mar. 17, 1842; d. Jan. 21, 1909.*
- Uriah, b. April 2, 1884; likely d. Apr., 1917.*
- John S., b. Feb. 27, 1846.*
- Ana, b. May 31, 1850.*
-Family Bible in possession of John S.
- ELIZABETH KREIDER, afore, m. Sept. 26, 1850, by Rev. Casper Light, to George Bross, b. April 9, 1825, in
East Hanover; d. Feb. 6, 1896; farmer beyond Mt. Zion; Brethren; 5 children:
- LEVI KREIDER, afore, m. Susan Strohm; farmer near Shelby, Ohio, where he died aged 36 years; she now in
Pinegrove, Pa., having later m. Andrew Zimmerman, dec., conductor on the Pinegrove train; Levi had 1
child, a son, died aged 13 years, buried in Mt. Lebanon cemetery.
- CHRISTIAN KREIDER, afore, m. twice, each time it was the woman from Missouri; had moved to a place 13
miles from Poplin, Mo., before the Civil War; farmer at Rocky Comfort; died about eight years ago, leaving 1
- MARY MAGDALENA KREIDER, afore, m. John Jacob Klick, b. Jan. 18, 1830; d. Nov. 25, 1901, aged 71
years, 10 months and 7 days; shoemaker on S. Ninth street, Lebanon; Reformed; 6 children:
- William K. Klick, b. Apr. 25, 1857; d. Aug. 26, 1918; m. Martha E. Johannesen, of Chicago; b. at
Bergen, Norway, from whom a considerable part of the Klick records; carpenter for many years in
Chicago, returned to Lebanon for the second time 2 years ago; d. here and is buried in Mt. Lebanon
cemetery; family now resides on southeast corner of Fourth and Lehman streets, Lebanon; Lutheran; 7
- Emma Klick, m. William O. Koster, machinist, 112 Cumberland street, Lebanon; Lutheran; 6
children: Kathryn, Harold, William, Lillian, Evelyn, and Ethyl.
- Elizabeth Klick, single at home; clerk in Bon Ton store.
- Carolina B. Klick, d. in 1901, aged 2 years, buried in Chicago.
- William J. Klick, single at home; clerk in office of Bethlehem Steel.
- Irvin C. Klick, single at home; carpenter.
- Cora J. Klick, m. Guernery Moyer, die setter in Bethlehem Steel; residence 750 South alley; 1 child:
- Myrtle R. Klick, d. Sept. 25, 1917, aged 15 years.
- Emma A. Klick, b. Jan. 14, 1859; d. Jan. 6, 1879.
- Franklin D. Klick, m. Ellen Bohr; he a farmer at Fredericksburg; Reformed, 1 child:
- Lizzie A. Klick, b. Sept. 8, 1865; d. nov. 23, 1888, on day set for her marriage.
- Cyrus Klick, m. Mary Cochran; driver of a grocery wagon in Lebanon, but now in hospital; Reformed;
- Paul Klick, d. young.
- ---- Klick, likely d. young.
- William Klick, d. aged 20 years.
- Harry Klick, m. ---- ----, of Allentown; chauffeur; no children.
- Clifford Klick, to be married on the day of this writing, June 28, 1919, to a lady also of Allentown;
he just returned from France.
- Raymond Klick, single, also just returned from France.
- Mary Magdalena Klick, d. aged 7 years.
- Calvin J. Klick, single, farmer, with brother Franklin.
DR. CYRUS KREIDER, afore, m. Caroline L. Walter of Phila.; practicing physician in Monroeville, Ohio, near
It seems that Dr. Cyrus had intended to settle down in Annville for on April 1, 1867, he bought of Dr.
Lorenzo F. Bowers a property in that town. The lot was bounded on the north by Lebanon alley, on the
south by Main or Market street, on the east by lot of George Bair, and on the west by lot of John N. Smith,
lot formerly owned by Cornelius Smith. Dr. Cyrus sold this lot February 5, 1869, to George Imboden.
Dr. Cyrus Kreider left 4 children:
- Walter Kreider, single in Chicago; General superintendent of Ball's Engine Co.
- Dr. Edward Kreider, specialist on ear, eye and throat, in Monroeville, Ohio; 1 child, a daughter.
- Mabel Kreider, single, principal of Norwalk High School, about 8 miles from Monroeville.
- Charles Kreider, general superintendent of an iron industry in Chicago; 2 children.
- SARAH KREIDER, afore, m. Edward Ramsey, tailor in Lebanon, now resides in Washington D. C.; 5
- URIAH KREIDER, afore, m. Sarah Moyer, of Mill Creek Center; farmer near Knoxville, Tenn., later retired n
Knoxville; 5 children:
- JOHN S. KREIDER, afore, m. first to Emma Groh, secondly to Mrs. Ella E. Early, nee Baumgardner; operator
of a brickyard on Canal street, Lebanon, in hyde and leather business, in real estate business and house
building, now in the jewelry business; member of the council of Lebanon for the first 4 years of the city's
existence, elected county commissioner in 1892, and rather recently city school controller; to him the main
are indebted for the information concerning his father's family; 4 children, all by first wife:
- Harry Kreider, m. Mamie ----, of New York; banker in New York, residence Hoboken, N. J., ; 3 children:
Emma, Dorothy and Harry, Jr.
- Anna Kreider, m. Frank Muth, brother and partner of Harry, afore, residence Elizabethtown; no
- Carrie Kreider, m. Richard Williams of Chicago; real estate agent; 1 child: Richard, Jr.
- Ralph Kreider, m. Anna Bowman; plumber in the Bethlehem Steel; residence, Lebanon; 5 children:
Marion, Ethel, Margaret, Anna and John.
- ANNA KREIDER, afore, m. Cyrus Killian, b. Apr. 7, 1844; d. Nov. 22, 1899; farmer at Midway;
Methodist Episcopal; 9 children:
- Ella Killian, m. Samuel Fasnacht, merchant in Palmyra; United Brethren; 4 children: Esther, Walter,
Anna and Clarence.
- Tacie Killian, m. Christian Bachman, farmer, 1 mile west of Quentin; she, Methodist Episcopal; 4
children: Irvin, Erma, John and Walter.
- Irvin Killian, m. Alice Risser; farmer near Lawn; United Evangelical; 1 child: John.
- Katie Killian, m. Rev. A. H. Brubacher, school teacher for 30 years; music teacher and composer,
painter, minister of Brethren; residence on the Quentin road beyond the Hazel Dyke, just outside
the city limits; no children, but recently took a little girl to raise.
- Howard Killian, dec., m. Ruth Yountz, who has m. Lester Shrimp; stenographer; 1 child: Kenneth.
- Anna Kreider Killian had four children that died young: Morris, Annie, Alice and Laura.