Martin Krämer

Brief Life History of Martin

When Martin Krämer was born on 18 November 1717, in Oferdingen, Reutlingen, Reutlingen, Württemberg, Germany, his father, Hanß Jacob Krämer, was 32 and his mother, Barbara Ebinger, was 17. He married Margarethe Schietinger on 23 February 1745, in Reudern, Nürtingen, Esslingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 19 January 1758, in Raidwangen, Nürtingen, Württemberg, Germany, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Martin Krämer
1717–1758
Margarethe Schietinger
1726–1791
Marriage: 23 February 1745
Christian Bernhardt Krämer
1753–1801
Johann Georg Krämer
Maria Barbara Krämer
1756–1811
Maria Katharina Krämer
1757–1812

Sources (10)

  • Johann Martin Krämer, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Johann Martin Krämer, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Johann Martin Krämers in entry for Georg Ludwig Ost, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (mainly Krämer); Dutch: occupational name for a shopkeeper or trader, from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German krām ‘trading post, tent, booth’. This surname is also found in some other parts of Europe, e.g. in Britain, Poland, and France (Alsace and Lorraine); see also 2 below. In part, Kramer is a Gottscheerish (i.e. Gottschee German) surname, originating from the Kočevsko region in Lower Carniola, Slovenia (see Kocevar ). Compare Kraemer .

Americanized or Germanized form of Polish Kramarz , Czech Kramář, Slovak Kramár, Slovenian (compare 3 below), Croatian, Ukrainian, and Belorussian Kramar .

Slovenian: variant of Kramar . Compare 2 above and Cramer .

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

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