Chauncey C. Cram

1823–7 May 1907 (Age 84)
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Chauncey C.

When Chauncey C. Cram was born in 1823, in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Ephraim L Cram, was 30 and his mother, Clarinda C. Perkins, was 21. He married Sarah Maria Keyser on 22 August 1844, in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Penawawa, Whitman, Washington Territory, United States in 1880. He died on 7 May 1907, in Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States.

Photos & Memories (2)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Chauncey C. Cram
Sarah Maria Keyser
Marriage: 22 August 1844
William Henry Cram
Charles Orestus Cram
Aloy May Cram
Clara E. Cram
Alton C.
Etta Marie Cram
Jay B Cram
Lucious L. Cram
Kate Adelia Cram
Chauncey J. Cram
Charley P. Cram

Spouse and Children


    Sarah Maria Keyser


22 August 1844
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States


    William Henry Cram


    Charles Orestus Cram


    Aloy May Cram


    Clara E. Cram


    Alton C.


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 7

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: according to Black this name is from Perthshire and is a shortening of the habitational name Crambie, from Crombie in Fife.2 Americanized spelling of German Kram .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • C C Cram, "United States Census, 1880"
  • C C Crow in entry for J B Crow and Ida M Sever, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Chauncy C Cram in entry for Aloy May Reed, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.