Home History Culture

Pius J. Kraft Family Photographs

Strasburg, North Dakota

Photo of Pius J. Kraft Family home in Strasburg, North Dakota. Taken in 1962.
Joseph Kraft and Franziska Katharina Schweitzer Kraft emigrated from Strasburg, Ukraine to the U.S. in 1906.
Front Row: (left to right) Michael Kraft, Joseph J. Kraft, Elizabeth Kraft (Mrs. Frank Scherr), Franziska Katharina Schweitzer Kraft
Back Row: (left to right) Joseph Kraft, Pius J. Kraft. Taken between 1917 and 1920.

From left to right: Alexander J. Kraft, Pius J. Kraft, Edward J. Kraft (in sailor suit), Agatha Baumgartner Kraft, Isabel Kraft (Mrs. Math C. Fischer), Angela Kraft (Mrs. Irvin Reis).
Alexander Kraft is the only one on the photo who is still alive; he lives in Mandan, North Dakota. Taken in the early 1930's.

Front Row: (left to right) William J. Kraft, Pius J. Kraft, Agatha Baumgartner Kraft, George R. Kraft, Alexander J. Kraft.
Back Row: (left to right) Sister Katherine Kraft, OSB (Frances), Isabel Kraft (Mrs. Math C. Fischer), Pius Kraft, Jr. Geraldine Kraft (Mrs. Francis X. Mara); Edward Kraft, Angela Kraft (Mrs Irvin Reis).
Family members on this photo who have died: Mr. and Mrs. Pius J. Kraft, Isabel Kraft, Edward Kraft, Angela Kraft. Taken in 1964.
Sister Katherine Kraft, OSB (Frances) Daughter of Pius J. Kraft and Agatha Baumgartner, Strasburg, North Dakota. Golden Jubilee Photo, July 19, 2009, Saint Benedict’s Monastery, St. Joseph, Minnesota.


Permission to use any images from the GRHC website may be requested by contacting Michael M. Miller
North Dakota State University Libraries
Germans from Russia Heritage Collection
NDSU Dept #2080
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Tel: 701-231-8416
Fax: 701-231-6128
Last Updated:
Director: Michael M. Miller
North Dakota State University Library North Dakota State University North Dakota State University GRHC Home