Charles August Cramer

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

The Life 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 Twp, Winnebago, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 5 January 1893, in Ogden, Weber, Utah Territory, 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

about 1845
Lübeck, Germany



    August William Cramer


    Charles Orestes Cramer


World Events (8)


Age 1

Illinois is the 21st state.
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 29

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Variant spelling of German and Dutch Kramer or its German variant Krämer. It is also found in England as a Huguenot name, presumably with this origin.2 English: variant of Creamer 1.

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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