Note: From a list provided August 11,1909 and August 1914 by J.W. Poucher, M.D.,Mrs Poucher, Miss Helen Van Kleeck, Miss M.O. Johnston and Miss Helen W. Reynolds.
Note: The following information was compiled by Sarah K Hermans, Regent, Chancellor Livingston, NSDAR, May 2015 and published in “44 Patriots of the American Revolution interred in the Rhinebeck Reformed Church Cemetery”. Provided by and used with permission of Sarah K Hermans
GRAVESTONE LOCATION: Row 10 on the north side, a short, red sandstone “Here lies the body of John Cramer”.
REVOLUTIONARY WAR SERVICE:PRIVATE: Land Bounty Rights, 5th Reg’t Dutchess Co. Militia [NYRC+S V1 p.245], Land Bounty Rights, 6th Reg’t Dutchess Co. Militia [NYRC+S V1 p. 247], 6th Reg’t Dutchess Co. Militia under Col. Morris Graham [NYRC+S V1 147]
DAR ANCESTOR NUMBER: Not in DAR database
GENEALOGY: John Cramer (or Johannes Kremer) was born October 19th, 1747 to Johannes Cramer (b. 1715) and Catherine Flager (b. 1727) and was baptized November 8th, 1747 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Rhinebeck. He might have also been known as Hans. He married c. 1768 Anna Catherine Hamm and they had children Greitje baptized in 1769, Johannes 1772, Catherina 1775, and Casparus 1778. John Cramer died September 4th, 1783. A John N. Cramer owned pew #38 in 1799.
Anna Catharina Hamm Cramer
1747 – unknown