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Karl & Anna Runge

 Karl & Anna Runge

Karl and Anna (Griesch) Runge were both born in Germany. Karl was born 21 October 1860 in Glabarrer, Obernits, Germany. Anna Caroline was the daughter of Daniel Julius Griesch and Anna Carolina rossin and was born 5 April 1871 in Wincentowo, Posen, Preussen, Germany. They were married about 1890 in Germany. After Anna the majority of Anna Caroline's family immigrated to the United States, she had a great desire to move here to be with them. In 1906 they came to the United States with seven children and settled in Chicago, Illinois. Karl died in 1923 in Chicago, Illinois when he was hit by a streetcar. Caroline and her family moved to Struthers, Mahoning, Ohio where she died in 1959. Their children were: Max (died in Germany), Hattie (b. 1893), Carl(b. 1895), Frederick (b. 1897), Erna (b. 1899), Martha (b. 1901), Gertrude (b. 1903), Charlotte (b. 1905), and Edwin (born in Chicago in 1910.)

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