Charles August Cramer

1817–5 January 1893 (Age 76)
Lübeck, Germany

The Life Summary of Charles August

Charles August Cramer was born in 1817, in Lübeck, Germany. He married Mrs. Mary Cramer about 1845, in Lübeck, Germany. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Guilford Township, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 5 January 1893, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Charles August Cramer
Mrs. Mary Cramer
Marriage: about 1845
Carrie Fredreka Cramer
Charles Orestes Cramer
August William Cramer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1845Lübeck, Germany
  • Children


    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States
    Age 29
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    German, Dutch, and Jewish: variant of Kramer ‘shopkeeper or trader’ and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. The surname in this form is also found in some other parts of Europe, e.g. in Britain and France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine).English: variant of Creamer 1.Americanized form of Polish Kramarz , Czech Kramář, Slovak Kramár, Slovenian, Croatian, Ukrainian, and Belorussian Kramar , and Slovenian Kramer .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    Will of Charles Cramer, 25 October 1890

    In the name of God. Amen I, Charles Cramer, of Weber County, Utah Territory, being of sound mind and memory, and considering the uncertainty of this frail and transitory life, do therefore …

    Sources (2)

    • Charles Cramer, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Charles Kramer, "Utah, Obituaries from Utah Newspapers, 1850-2005"

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