Krass History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Krass family

The surname Krass was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area, included Austria and Hesse. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Important Dates for the Krass family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Krass research. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1530 and 1817 are included under the topic Early Krass History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Krass Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kress, Kressberg, Kressel, Kressen, Kresser, Kres and many more.

Early Notables of the Krass family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Krass Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Krass migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Krass Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johannes Krass, who landed in North Carolina in 1746 [1]
  • Johan Henrich Krass, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
  • Johan Valntin Krass, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
  • Charles Krass, who arrived in America in 1777-1783 [1]
Krass Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Valentine Krass, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844 [1]
  • Jos Krass, who arrived in America in 1846 [1]
  • Joh Heinr Franz Krass, who arrived in America in 1846 [1]
  • Ben Krass, aged 7, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1847 [1]
  • Clemens Krass, aged 6, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1847 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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