Anna Nurse Cramer

1820–5 November 1894 (Age 74)
Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States

The Life of Anna Nurse

When Anna Nurse Cramer was born in 1820, in Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States, her father, Ambrose Marmaduke Coghill Cramer, was 23 and her mother, Emily Rowan, was 20. She married William Edward Vandervort on 11 September 1845, in Marion, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in West Virginia, United States in 1870 and Edray, Pocahontas, West Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 5 November 1894, in Marlinton, Pocahontas, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Marlinton, Pocahontas, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Edward Vandervort
1817–1902
Anna Nurse Cramer
1820–1894
Marriage: 11 September 1845
Thomas Cramer Vandervoort
1846–1847
Ambrose Vandervort
1849–1851
Francis Paul Vandervort
1851–1935
Mary Margaret Vandervort
1853–1915
William Edgar Vandervort
1856–1939
Edwin Vandervoort
1859–1892
Thomas C Vandervort
1860–1861

Spouse and Children

    William Edward Vandervort

    Male1817–1902Male

    Female1820–1894Female

MARRIAGE
11 September 1845
Marion, West Virginia, United States
children

(7)

    Thomas Cramer Vandervoort

    Male1846–1847Male

    Ambrose Vandervort

    Male1849–1851Male

    Francis Paul Vandervort

    Male1851–1935Male

    Mary Margaret Vandervort

    Female1853–1915Female

    William Edgar Vandervort

    Male1856–1939Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Ambrose Marmaduke Coghill Cramer

    Male1797–1872Male

    Emily Rowan

    Female1800–1842Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1820–1894Female

    John Kearsley Cramer

    Male1824–Male

    Margaret Cramer

    Female1827–1835Female

    Augustus Finley Cramer

    Male1831–1879Male

    Ellen Mary Rowan Cramer

    Female1839–1909Female

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 4

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 24

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

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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Sources (3)

  • Ann Vandervert in household of William Vandervert, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ann Vandervosh in household of Wm Vandervosh, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ann Vandervort in household of William Vandervort, "United States Census, 1870"

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