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John William Kramer
Born : 08 May 1828
Attendorn, Kreis Olpe, NRW, Germany
Died : 28 Oct 1903
Loretto, TN
Age:75y 5m 20d
Father :
unknown
Mother :
unknown
Married :
Ancestors of Wilhelmina Belke Descendants of Wilhelmina Belke Wilhelmina Belke (1825-1912)
on 09 Jun 1852
in Attendorn, Westfalen, Prussia
Children :
Ancestors of Anna Kramer Anna Kramer (b. 1855)
Ancestors of Kathrin Kramer Descendants of Kathrin Kramer Kathrin Kramer (1856-1914)
Ancestors of Mary Kramer Descendants of Mary Kramer Mary Kramer (1859-1938)
Ancestors of Clara Kramer Descendants of Clara Kramer Clara Kramer (1862-1941)
Ancestors of William Kramer Descendants of William Kramer William Kramer (1865-1951)
Ancestors of Rosa Kramer Descendants of Rosa Kramer Rosa Kramer (1867-1943)
Ancestors of Mary Kramer Descendants of Mary Kramer Mary Kramer (1870-1911)
Descendants of... Descendants of John Kramer
Immigrated : 1852
Germany to USA
Database ID : 577
Last Update : 2016-12-26
Record Owner : rudy.r
Rel. to Owner : (3x)Great-Grandfather

Date : 30 Oct 1903
Location : Sacred Heart Cemetery, Loretto, TN

Obituary dated 2 November 1903 in Loretto, TN:

On October 28 our dear friend John Kramer died after long and severe suffering, fortified by frequent reception of the Sacraments. He was born in Attenborn in the governmental district of Arnsberg in Prussia. On June 9, 1852, he married Wilhelmina Belke and in the same year came to America, where he lived for a long time in Westphalia, Mich., and then in the year 1872 came to Loretto, Tenn, where he has lived since. He leaves his wife and six children, 42 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. The burial took place October 30 from Sacred Heart Church with the participation of the entire congregation in bidding him farewell. All who knew him are asked to remember him in their prayers.
 
ancestry.com - user submitted

John Cramer - Line 1

Source - Year: 1860; Census Place: Westphalia, Clinton, Michigan; Roll: M653_540; Page: 0; Image: 95.

John Cramer - Line 31

Source - Year: 1870; Census Place: Westphalia, Clinton, Michigan; Roll: M593_669; Page: 666; Image: 777.

Cramer, John (line 9)

Schemmer, Henry (line 36)

Source - Year: 1880; Census Place: District 2, Lawrence, Tennessee; Roll: T9_1267; Family History Film: 1255267; Page: 320.1000; Enumeration District: 173

William Kramer - line 31

William Wiggerman - line 17

Source - Year: 1900; Census Place: Civil District 2, Lawrence, Tennessee; Roll: T623_1584 Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 50.

John Kramer - line

Source - Nashville American - Jun 13, 1902

Obituary dated 2 November 1903 in Loretto, TN:

On October 28 our dear friend John Kramer died after long and severe suffering, fortified by frequent reception of the Sacraments. He was born in Attenborn in the governmental district of Arnsberg in Prussia. On June 9, 1852, he married Wilhelmina Belke and in the same year came to America, where he lived for a long time in Westphalia, Mich., and then in the year 1872 came to Loretto, Tenn, where he has lived since. He leaves his wife and six children, 42 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. The burial took place October 30 from Sacred Heart Church with the participation of the entire congregation in bidding him farewell. All who knew him are asked to remember him in their prayers.

Source - ancestry.com - user submitted

Research notes for John

Word was received in this city Wednesday of the death of John
Kramer, father of Mrs. H. Schemmer. Mr. Kramer's home was at Loretto, Tenn. He has visited in this city and has many friends here. Mrs. Schemmer is receiving the sympathy of her friends. (RVB - 1903.10.30)

Headstone is in German...it reads...

hier ruht (here rests)
Johannes (John)
Kramer (Kramer)
geboren den (born the)
8 Mai 1828 (8th of May 1828)
gestorben den (died the)
28 Oct. 1903 (28th of Oct. 1903)

??
Name Johannes Cramer
Spouse's Name Wilhelmine Belke
Event Date 07 Jun 1853
Event Place Roemisch-Katholische, Attendorn, Westfalen, Prussia
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JHZH-J3J : accessed 15 October 2015

Possible Alternate Birth Info
Name Johannes Cramer
Gender Male
Christening Date 04 Jun 1829
Christening Place ROEMISCH-KATHOLISCHE,ATTENDORN,WESTFALEN,PRUSSIA
Father's Name Johannes Petrus Cramer
Mother's Name Angela Regina Langenohl

May 08
1828
Birth
Birth of John Kramer

1852
Age 23
Immigrated from Germany to USA
Jun 09
1852
Age 24
Married to Wilhelmina Belke
Jan 27
1855
Age 26
Birth of child, Anna Kramer
Dec 08
1856
Age 28
Birth of child, Kathrin Kramer
Oct 21
1859
Age 31
Birth of child, Mary Kramer
Jun
1860
Age 32
Lived in Westphalia, Clinton, Michigan (Census)
Oct 21
1862
Age 34
Birth of child, Clara Kramer
Feb 09
1865
Age 36
Birth of child, William Kramer
Dec 14
1867
Age 39
Birth of child, Rosa Kramer
Jun
1870
Age 42
Lived in Westphalia, Clinton, Michigan (Census)
Sep 02
1870
Age 42
Birth of child, Mary Kramer
Jun
1880
Age 52
Lived in District 2, Lawrence, Tennessee (Census)
Jun
1900
Age 72
Lived in Civil District 2, Lawrence, Tennessee (Census)
Oct 28
1903
Age 75
Death of John Kramer


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