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Gertrude Kramer Pape
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1859, Germany
Death: Aug. 20, 1919
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Gertrude Kramer or Cramer was baptized January 11, 1859, at Sankt Servinus Katholisch [Catholic Church] in Calle Meschede, Westphalia, Germany. Her parents were Joseph Cramer and Catharina Becker, and she had two sisters and one brother. She attended a boarding school in Paderborn, Germany, when she was 18 years old. In 1885 or 1888 she emigrated, and married John Pape in 1888. They had seven children. It appears that she lived almost all her life in the United States in Evanston, Illinois. She may have had family in Fowler, Indiana. She died of liver cancer. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  John Pape (1851 - 1945)*
 
 Children:
  Clara M Pape (1889 - 1975)*
  Martha Pape Bleidt (1890 - 1981)*
  Rhea Maria Pape (1892 - 1977)*
  Leo (Lee) John Pape (1893 - 1979)*
  Paul Robert Pape (1896 - 1970)*
  Otto Richard Pape (1898 - 1972)*
  Walter Francis Pape (1900 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
PAPE
Gertrude K.
1859-1919
John
1851-1945
 
Burial:
Saint Henry Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: lot 18, block 6, space 2SOLn
 
Created by: riofriotex
Record added: Mar 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50008820
Gertrude <i>Kramer</i> Pape
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Gertrude <i>Kramer</i> Pape
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My great-grandmother; may she rest in peace.
- riofriotex
 Added: Mar. 21, 2010
 
 
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