Biography of George Kramer
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GEORGE KRAMER, son of John and Elizabeth (Orsendorf) Kramer, is a native of Pennsylvania, born March 3, 1820. His parents were of German descent. His father was drafted (did not serve) in the war of 1812. Their children living are John, Samuel and George; the deceased are Henry, Michael, Elizabeth, Catharine and Jacob. The father died in his seventy eighth, the mother in her seventieth year. At seventeen, our subject began to 'earn the carpenter's trade, which he followed thirty years. He came to Ohio and located in Wayne County in 1842, to Ashland County in 1846, and to this county in 1852. He first purchased 80 acres, but has added to this till he now owns 155. He has cleared 120 acres and made many other improvements, erecting a comfortable residence, at a cost of $1,200, in 1869-70. Mr. Kramer was married in 1844 to Miss Anna C. Thorn, daughter of Frederick Thorn. They had eight children, John H., William T., George B., Samuel D., Margaret, Elizabeth, Sarah A. and Lodema. Mrs. Kramer was born February 5, 1821. In politics,Mr. Kramer is a Democrat; both himself and wife are members of the German Reformed Church, of which he was both Deacon and Elder many years.

From:
The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
Liggett, Canaway & Co.,
Chicago 1884


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