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Kreps, M.

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Kreps, M.   Washington County Maryland 1860  

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In the 1860 federal census M. Kreps was listed as an armorer at the Harpers Ferry Arsenal. He was born in Maryland in 1822. Martin was married to Magdalena Kreps and resided in Hagerstown where he worked as a joiner. He died suddenly on May 9, 1806 in Baltimore and his wife, over the next few years, disposed of his property. It is not known if the gunsmith M. Kreps was of this family. Wife Susanna Kreps, born December 31, 1789, died October 21, 1818. {Washington County Cemetery Records, Page 263}
Michael Kreps, born May 28, 1784, died December 9, 1835.
Michael Kreps died September 28, 1867, aged 67 years, 6 months and 3 days.
Wife Mary Kreps. {Washington County Cemetery Records, Page 232}
Michael Kreps of Williamsport married Miss Mary Hoffman in 1820. He must have had a second marriage because in December of 1830 his daughter, Miss Margaret Kreps, married Cephas Bartleson of Williamsport. Mr. Kreps could also refer to Marvin T. Kreps who was born in 1823 and was employed as an armorer at the Southern Federal Armory or it could refer to on of the above. Marvinís wife was named Margaret and they had eight children.

For additional information see Maryland Longrifles Hartzler/Whisker.