Adam Kramer Sr.

14 October 1753–14 October 1815 (Age 62)
Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Adam

When Adam Kramer Sr. was born on 14 October 1753, in Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Andreas Kramer, was 40 and his mother, Maria Magdalena Birckel, was 37. He married Crestena Dubs about 1777, in York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Haines Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States in 1789 and Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 October 1815, in Madison Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Madison Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adam Kramer Sr.
1753–1815
Crestena Dubs
1760–1823
Marriage: about 1777
Ludwig Kramer
1778–1847
Sarah Kramer
1791–1855
George Kramer
1806–1880
Michael Kramer
1780–1823
John Kramer
1781–1853
Phillip Kramer
1784–1867
Daniel Kramer
1787–1850
Jacob Kramer
1789–1802
Margaret Kramer
1792–1863
Catherine Kramer
1795–1875
Adam Kramer Jr.
1796–1872
Elizabeth Kramer
1799–1848
Christina Kramer
1801–1879
Jacob Kramer
1803–1887

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1777
York, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Anna Christina Krämer

    Female1737–1790Female

    Christina Kramer

    Female1738–Female

    Male1740–1828Male

    Male1741–1807Male

    Male1743–1813Male

+8 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 23

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 33

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

German (also Krämer), Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shopkeeper, peddler, or hawker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German krām ‘trading post’, ‘tent’, ‘booth’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Adam Creamer, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Adam Creamer, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Adam Kramer, "Find A Grave Index"

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