Andrew Creamer

17 January 1814–
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Creamer was born on 17 January 1814, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Jacob Creamer, was 22 and his mother, Rebecca Camp, was 16. He married Ruth Veach about 1839, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Dennis Township, Cape May, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Creamer
1814–
Ruth Veach
1818–1880
Marriage: about 1839
Thomas M. Creamer
1841–1910
Hannah Creamer
1845–
Mary Creamer
1849–
Hezikiah Creamer
1851–
Experiance Creamer
1854–
Ettie M Creamer
1854–1940
Ruth Creamer
1857–

Spouse and Children

    Male1814–Male

    Ruth Veach

    Female1818–1880Female

MARRIAGE
about 1839
New Jersey, United States
children

(7)

    Thomas M. Creamer

    Male1841–1910Male

    Hannah Creamer

    Female1845–Female

    Mary Creamer

    Female1849–Female

    Hezikiah Creamer

    Male1851–Male

    Experiance Creamer

    Female1854–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Creamer

    Male1792–1866Male

    Rebecca Camp

    Female1798–1871Female

siblings

(11)

    Male1814–Male

    Sophia Creamer

    Female1820–Female

    Reubin Creamer

    Male1822–Male

    Daniel Creamer

    Male1825–Male

    Frederick Creamer

    Male1826–1863Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

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. 
1820

Age 6

On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.
1846

Age 32

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

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a seller of dairy products, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French creme ‘cream’ (Late Latin crama, apparently of Gaulish origin).2 Scottish and northern Irish: occupational name for a peddler, a cognate of German Krämer ( see Kramer ). Sir John Skene, in his De verborum significatione (‘On the Meaning of Words’, 1681 ), explains the term peddler as ‘ane mechand or cremer, quha beris ane pack or creame upon his back’.3 Americanized spelling of Krämer, Kramer , or Kremer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Andrew Creamer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Andrew Creamer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Andrew Creamer in entry for Hezikiah Creamer, "New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980"

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