Re: Anton Kripps born in Brussom Holland
Anton Kripps b. ca. 1870 in Brunssum Holland worked for the RR.He m. ca. 1910 in Park Rapids MN Anna Avenson, d/o Jacob Avenson & Christine Knutson. Their son Basil has descendants.Their daughter Dorothea was b.27 Jun. 1915 in Park Rapids and entered the Benedictine order abt. 1935.Sister Dorothea Kripps lives at Mt. St. Benedict , 620 Summit Ave, Crookston MN 56716-2799.
This Anton was s/o another Anton Kripps Sr. & Catherine Stefani.Catherine was b. in Waite Park, Stearns Co. MN.
Anton Sr. was the son of yet another Anton. I believe Brunssum Holland is near Maastricht & Aachen.
Jan Lenssen lives there now & knows Kripps family history!!! He is a s/oGuilliam Lenssen, a s/o Marie Kripps, a d/o Lambert Kripps, the brother of the eldest Anton above.
Marie and others were all musicians.