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The Krohn Family of Freeport, IL

Updated November 26, 2004

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My grandfather Loyal Moses William Krohn b abt. 12/29/189?, moved from the Freeport area in the early 1900's. He had several siblings, one brother Leon who was lost at sea, one brother Hubert Krohn last known to be in Milwaukee WI, and a sister Bessie last known to be in Fort Wayne IN.

Loyal's parents were Moses J Krohn of Freeport b 01/20/1860 d 02/17/1922 and Minnie (Minerva)French of Madison WI (or Beetown WI).

The parents of Moses J Krohn were Jacob Krohn and Dora Fleischman, both born in Prussia. Jacob was a cigar maker, and at one time, Mayor of Freeport.

The parents of Minnie were Lorenzo French and Rhonda Raines, both born in VA. At the time of 1860 census they were living in Beetown WI, Lorenzo was 49,and Rhoda was 23. His occupation was listed as miner, Minnie had not yet been born.

 
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