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Kramer Genealogy and Kramer Family History Information

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  • Adam Peter Krämer (1761 - 1811)
  • Anna Maria Krämer (1679 - d.)
    Roth (Rodt) Anna Maria 16. Juli 1679 Kleinostheim + nicht in Matrikel Kleinostheim zu finden 1 oo Stadtmüller Christian Schmied aus Hohl + 20. April 1699 Kleinostheim 2 oo 9. Janua...
  • Barbara Kramer (deceased)
  • Catherine Schleisman (1831 - 1915)
    Kate was the daughter of John Kramer and Barbara Strichfus. She married Adam Schleisman in 1855 in Germany. They were the parents of 11 sons: Philip, Adam, Gottlieb, Jacob, Henry, John, Theodore, Mike,...
  • Elisabetha Krämer (1826 - d.)

About the Kramer surname

The name "Kramer" is originally comes from the german word 'kramer', which means a merchant in a little shop, e.g. a grocer. In the Middle Age in Europe lot of these shopkeepers were jewishs, who didn't have legally surname, but when they got the right for the assimilation, they had get surnames, like "Rotschield"-s, who got it from the parasol of their shop, which was red. So the most merchants in Germany's little places got the right to use surnames and most of them took up the name "Kramer".

                                                                            Imre Kramer, Hungary