The Michael Krause Grave Site
Lower Fredrick Twp., Montgomery County, Pa.
The Michael Krause (1750-1807) grave site lies on the property of the Perkiomen Valley School District, Lower Fredrick Township. It is found within a section of the property between two former fields. The Perkiomen Valley School District has entered a preservation project with the Women's Civic Association of Schwenksville to preserve this cemetery. In addition, the Perkiomen Valley School District under the direction of Mrs. Kim Minor, Coordinator of Social Studies (3 Iron Bridge Drive, Collegeville, PA 19426), maintains a file of the grave site’s history and significance. In August of 2003 the grave site was registered with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission as Archeological Site: #36MC391.
Michael Krause’s Headstone Inscription:
Ruhet der Leib
Er wurde gebohren den 29ten
tag August in Jahr
and starb den 9ten Janius
seines alters 56 Jahren 10
Monaten und 11 Tagen
A footstone bears the letters “M.K.” and is no longer affixed to the ground.
The Veteran’s Administration calls this burial place, “Grubb’s
Cemetery”, according to the files of the Historic Society of Montgomery
County’s, "Small/Family Cemeteries File", Volume #2, page 21k.
USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project: Pennsylvania Registry
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Abby Bowman and was last updated on 03/05/2006
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