|Birth: ||Feb. 19, 1842|
|Death: ||Jan. 7, 1913|
8 January 1913
Ludolph Abrams was found dead in his room on First Street today … his daughter, Mrs. Stella Abrams King of the F. S. King Bros. Sheep Company … Mr. Abrams had one daughter, Mrs. King and one son, D.C. Abrams, of Portland, formerly a resident of this city and for a time was city editor of The Republican.
Abrams was born in Bremen, Germany, 19 Feb 1841. He came to the USA in 1857, and settled in NYC. He served in one of the NY volunteer regiments during the Civil War and was married in 1864 to Sophia Bath, the sister of Isabella Ruprecht and the late Mrs. Charles Kuster and the Bath family on the Little Laramie River.
The Abrams moved from NY to Boone, IA, coming west with the building of the UPRR in 1868 and located in Laramie, where Mr. Abrams was engaged in the hotel business, for many years being the owner and operator of the New York hotel, located on First Street near the present Globe Hotel.
Later he was engaged in the ranch business on the Little Laramie. Mrs. Abrams died in 1895 and is buried in the cemetery here. The Abrams home for a long time was at 7th and Thornburgh, which is still owned by Abrams.
Charter member of Odd Fellows
Member of the German Lutheran Church
He was a large property owner
Transcribed and excerpted by Clint Black, Loveland, CO, May 2014
Sophia Bath Abrams (1846 - 1895)*
Plot: Row IOOF, Lot 53, Space 1
Created by: path
Record added: Apr 22, 2010
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