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Ulysses Grant "Grant" Cremer
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1863
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 1931
Grant Park
Kankakee County
Illinois, USA

Obituary Friday, October 16, 1931
Grant Cremer, a resident of Grant Park for the past twenty-five years, and a former resident of Momence, passed away very suddenly at his home there Monday evening at 5:00, his death following an illness of only a few days.
He was 68 years of age and was one of a family of ten children born to J. M. and Martha Gable Cremer. Two brothers and two sisters of the family survive.
He was born in Wayne County, IL, and lived near Momence, at Elwood, NE, and at Grant Park. He was united in marriage to Amanda L. Wells on February 29, 1888, by Rev. J. Mercer of Momence. To this union six children were born of whom two sons survive. Alvin M. of Momence and Eldon of Detroit, MI; also six grandchildren, who with the widow, survive the deceased.
He also leaves two brothers, Frank of West Frankfort, IL, and J. L. Cremer of Elmwood, NE; two sisters, Mrs. Wallace Hess of Momence and Mrs. Charles Ohm of Elmwood, NE.
Mr. Cremer has resided in this community for many years, and was an industrious, hard working man, a splendid citizen and enjoyed the respect of all who enjoyed the privilege of his acquaintance.
He was a member of the Methodist Church, Odd Fellows and Masons.
Funeral services were held Thursday at 2 pm at his late residence in charge of
Rev. D. F. Wilson, pastor of the grant Park M. E. Church. Interment was made at Union Corners Cemetery.
Several relatives from Momence attended the funeral.

The source of this obituary is not known.

No marker has been located. He is believed to be buried near the marker for hs son, Lester. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jeremiah M. Cremer (1825 - 1898)
  Martha Jane Gamble Cremer (1829 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Amanda L. Wells Cremer (1862 - 1948)
 
 Children:
  Alvin Merritt Cremer (1892 - 1975)*
  Eldon Grant Cremer (1894 - 1967)*
  Lester Wells Cremer (1900 - 1913)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Ellen Cremer Ohm (1849 - 1940)*
  Isaiah Leonidas Cremer (1851 - 1933)*
  John Wesley Cremer (1854 - 1930)*
  Sarah M. Cremer Hess (1856 - 1933)*
  Clarissa Anne Cremer Skiles (1858 - 1928)*
  Franklin Winfield Cremer (1861 - 1948)*
  Ulysses Grant Cremer (1863 - 1931)
  Lillie May Cremer Shay (1866 - 1888)*
  Emma Helice Cremer Groff (1868 - 1905)*
  Lettie J. Cremer Wright (1871 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Full name, Ulysses S Grant Cremer. A marker showing the location of his grave has not been found.
 
Burial:
Union Corners Cemetery
Grant Park
Kankakee County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Michael Cremer
Record added: Jun 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72255044
Ulysses Grant Grant Cremer
Added by: Michael Cremer
 
Ulysses Grant Grant Cremer
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Added by: Linda Miller
 
 
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Grand uncle & a big man in size and heart.
- Michael Cremer
 Added: Dec. 30, 2012
 
 
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