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Wilhelmina Kreis

Wilhelmina KREIS (Mina to her family) was my great grandmother. She was born on 11 December 1865 in Evangelisch, Egnach, Thurgau, Switzerland to Anna and Ulrich KREIS, the fourth or nine children. When she was 12 she emigrated with her parents and siblings on the […]

The Kreis Family from Switzerland

Ulrich and Maria KREIS (Mary) lived with their children in BASLE. Ulrich was a weaver by trade and designed and made badges in a ribbon factory in Basle. These ribbons and badges were for various Swiss organisations and sporting bodies.