Johann Jacob Kraus1

b. 8 March 1699, d. 29 June 1778
Last Edited=23 Dec 2011
7th great-grandfather of Joseph Michael Flint
Pedigree for Joseph Michael Flint
     Johann Jacob Kraus was baptized on 8 March 1699 at Simmern, Palatinate, Holy Roman Empire.1 He was the son of Hans Jacob Kraus and Anna Maria (?).1

Johann Jacob Kraus married Catharina Elisabetha Nellis, daughter of Rupert Nellis and Maria Elizabeth Bundt, on 24 August 1724.2

Johann Jacob Kraus died on 29 June 1778 at Fort Plain, Montgomery County, New York, at age 79.2,3

Johann Jacob Kraus was buried at Sand Hill, Canajoharie, Montgomery County, New York.3

Children of Johann Jacob Kraus and Catharina Elisabetha Nellis


  1. Henry Z. Jones Jr., The Palatine Families of New York - A Study of the German Immigrants Who Arrived in Colonial New York in 1710 (Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 1985), 1173.
  2. Henry Z. Jones Jr., The Palatine Families of New York, 1173 (Citing Mr.Gordon Crouse of Bloomfield, Ontario who has access to an old family record).
  3. "JJJudin Gedcom," 2000, RootsWeb WorldConnect ( : accessed 15 Oct 2011), entry for John Jacob KRAUS, WorldConnect Database name is j3clark.