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Sharon McConnel,
Gem County Coordinator

William H. Cramer

(1849 - 1935)

William H. Cramer who has made his home at Ola for about 40 years died at the home of his son west of Emmett, and was buried at Ola last Tuesday. Rev. Bennett of the Methodist Church in Emmett had charge of the services, which were held in the Ola Church.

Mr. Cramer was 86 years old and had been in poor health for some time.


William H. Cramer
b. 28 January 1849 (Ohio) 
d. 16 August 1935 (buried at Ola)
parents: James J. Cramer & Christina Adelpha Johnson Cramer 
	
m. 1872 
place: presumably Taney County, Missouri
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wife:
Ruth J. "Janie" Coggburn Cramer
b. 11 February 1853
d. 27 June 1902, "aged 49 years, 5 months, 16 days" (tombstone, Ola)
parents: John Shell Coggburn & Elizabeth Ann Allen Coggburn 
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children: 
1. Marion (James M.), b. 26 October 1873, Missouri;
2. Rebecca Annie, b. 5 January 1876, Kirbyville, Mo.
3. Isabell, b. 6 December 1877, Missouri; (date from death index)
4. Ruth E., b. 6 November 1879, Missouri; 
5. Verna "Vernie" or Vernia Mary, b. May 1881, Missouri (date & middle name, 1900 census)
6. Robert Zuell (female) [aka Zuella R.], b. 12 November 1885, Missouri (date from tombstone)
7. John William b. 2 October 1889, Alpha (WWI Draft Registration, genweb archives) 
8. Leroy b. 1 November 1893,  Alpha, Valley Co. (WWI Draft Registration, genweb archives) 
9. Thomas, b. June 29, 1895 (Idaho death index, genweb: 28 June 1895)
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census record -
William H. --
1860 census: counted in Licking, Newark Twp., Ohio, with parents, siblings (heritagequest)
1870 census: counted in Marion Twp., Bourbon County, Kansas, parents next dwelling (ibid)

1880 census: counted in Oliver Twp., Taney County, next dwelling to John Coggburn family; also in Oliver were the William Boston family & the Lewis Paddock family (familysearch.org)

1900 Census, Upper Squaw Creek (http://www.isu.edu/history/1900/BOISE.txt) 
William Cramer, b. 1-1849, Ohio, head
Ruth Cramer, b. 2-1853, Missouri
Mary Cramer, b. 2-1881, Missouri
Robert Cramer, f, b. 11-1885, Missouri
John Cramer, b. 10-1888, Idaho
George Cramer, b. 11-1890, Idaho

also on Upper Squaw Creek were former neighbors from Oliver Twp., Taney Co., MO: Brother-in-law John Coggburn & family; his brother-in-law, Will Boston and family.
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1910 Census Upper Squaw Creek Precinct -
William H. Cramer, head of household, age 62, born Ohio
. . . . . Marion W, son, 32 - born Missouri
. . . . .	John	    son, 21 - born Idaho
. . . . .	Roy L	    son, 18, born Idaho
. . . . .	Thomas, son, age 12, born Idaho

Also on Upper Squaw Creek, Lewis Paddock, daughter Vernie’s future father-in-law, also from Oliver Twp., Taney Co.
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Homestead Patent Records
20 December 1881 - Wm. received patent 125 acres, Taney County, north & adjacent to homestead of John Coggburn (BLM glo records)
Oct 11, 1911 (dated 8-30-11) - State Deed to W. Cramer, NW NW Sec 36, 11N, R1E (Bk B, p.40) (40 acres)
June 27, 1912 - USA to  W. H. Cramer,  SW SW Sec 25, 11N, R1E (Pat Bk A, p. 86)
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