John Kranz was born in Prussia, February 27th, 1882. He resided with his parents on a farm until seventeen years
of age, then removed to America with them, landing in New York city in 1850, remaining five years. Coming at that
time to Minnesota he located on his present farm in Hampton township, having since added to it by purchase, until
he now has two hundred acres. Has been justice of the peace two or three terms, town treasurer two years, and for
nine years past has been assessor. Married at New Trier, Miss Abbie Stumpf, an early settler of the county. Their
children living are: Lizzie, Charles H., Nicholas J., Catherine, Joseph S., Ferdinand P., Mary, Annie, John B.
and Albert. Two died in infancy.
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Dakota County, MN
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