JACOB GRAM, farmer; P. 0. Springfield. Jacob Gram, son of Cornelius and Catherine (Spear) Gram, was born in
Lancaster Co., Penn., April 30, 1817; came to Clark Co., Ohio, in 1832, with his parents. He was married, Sept.
29, 1853, to Isabella M. Dory; they have four children - William J., Harriet E., Martha C. and Charles J. William
was married, Oct. 28, 1880, to Mattie Otstot, daughter of Hunter and Sarah Otstot; Harriet was married, Dec. 27,
1877, to Samuel C. Rebert; Martha was married, Nov. 18, 1880, to Henry O. Leffel. Mrs. Gram is the daughter of
James and Elizabeth,M. (Cosway) Dory; she was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1832; her parents were both natives
of and were married in England, and emigrated to America in 1830, and to Cincinnati in 1831, and moved from there
to this in a wagon, in 1833, in February, the weather being so cold that Elizabeth's (now Mrs. Gram) mother carried
her all the way from Cincinnati to Springfield in a large muff to keep her from freezing. Mr. Gram started for
himself a poor boy, and, by his own exertions, has managed to provide a comfortable home and a good farm; he has,
all through his life, been an honorable, upright gentleman. Mrs. Gram is one of those good, intelligent mothers,
who knows how to provide for the welfare of her children.
History of Clark County, Ohio
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Clark County, Ohio
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