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John Cramer
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1819
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 1892

John was born February 16, 1819 in Pennsylvania, the son of Joseph Cramer and Catherine Killinger. He married Margaret Carruthers on April 13, 1843 in Franklin, Ohio.

The 1850 census shows what could be this family in Butler, Miami County, Indiana, with children George and Solomon.

About 1852, his family moved to Wisconsin. During the Civil War, John Cramer was the postmaster of the village of Plain, Sauk County, Wisconsin.

The Weekly Home News/Home News (Spring Green, Sauk County, Wisconsin), November 17, 1892 issue printed two obituaries:

Blackhawk news:
Died, at his home in Franklin, on Friday last from a stoke of paralysis, John Cramer, aged 73 years. He was one of the first settlers in that town, coming from Pennsylvania. He was buried in the Pleasant Hill cemetery, close by his old home, Rev. A. A. Loomis officiating. He leaves an aged widow, two sons, brothers, sisters and friends to mourn the death of a kind friend and neighbor.

John Cramer, an old resident of the town of Franklin, died at his home near Plain on the 11th inst., aged 73 years. The funeral occurred on Sunday last, and was very largely attended. Rev. A. A. Loomis, of Spring Green, was present and delivered an impressive funeral sermon. Mr. Cramer was born in Franklin county, Pennsylvania, February 16, 1819. 
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  Margaret Carruthers Cramer (1816 - 1899)*
  Catharine Cramer Frideger (1855 - 1886)*
*Calculated relationship

John d. Nov. 11, 1892 - 73y 3m 25d
Margaret d. Feb. 6, 1899 - 82y 6m 4d

Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Sauk County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: DebbieBlau
Record added: Jun 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54028365

- DebbieBlau
 Added: Jun. 23, 2010

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