Andrew Frank Cramer

8 April 1809–3 April 1883 (Age 74)
Granville, Granville, Washington, New York, United States

The Life of Andrew Frank

When Andrew Frank Cramer was born on 8 April 1809, in Granville, Granville, Washington, New York, United States, his father, Peter Cramer, was 21 and his mother, Lucretia Frank, was 21. He married Delia Savage on 7 January 1839, in Granville, Granville, Washington, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 3 April 1883, in Fair Haven, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 73.

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Andrew Frank Cramer
Delia Savage
Marriage: 7 January 1839
Sarah Cramer
Lucy Cramer
Cornelia L Cramer

Spouse and Children

7 January 1839
Granville, Granville, Washington, New York, United States


    Sarah Cramer


    Cornelia L Cramer


    Lucy Cramer


Parents and Siblings

    Peter Cramer


    Lucretia Frank




World Events (8)


Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 18

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 21

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.

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)

  • Frank Cramer, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Andrew F Cramer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Frank Cramer, "United States Census, 1850"

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