Children of Joseph and Anna Margaretha Kram

Joseph “Joe” Kram and Anna Margaretha Klüch, Klück or Glistch married in 1880 in Germany. Between 1880 and 1888, Anna Margaretha, William Frederich, Emil, Carolina and Marie were born in Eichenzell, Hesse, Germany.

The Kram family immigrated to America in 1888, and by 1900, they were living in Lavaca County, Texas. The 1900 United States Federal Census lists Joseph, Anna Margaret and their ten children, so during the twelve years since their immigration, they had five more children. Those added to the “fold” were Charles, Anna Sabrina “Ida,” Herman Christian, Josipha and Louise Caroline. Anna indicates on the census record, she had given birth to eleven children and ten were still living. The name of the deceased child was Emma who was born April 3, 1894 and died September 12, 1894.

Joseph, Margaret and children.

Anna Margaretha “Margaret” Kram was born on February 29, 1880, in Eichenzell, Hesse, Germany. She married Fritz J. Ehlers on January 2, 1901, in Gonzales County, Texas. They had three children during their marriage. To view information on her children, click on the following link. Family Group Sheet for Anna Margaretha _Margaret_ Kram

Anna Margaretha Kram

Margaret died on December 16, 1921, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, at the age of 41, and was buried in Shiner Sons of Herman Cemetery in Shiner, Lavaca, Texas.

Anna Margaretha Kram Ehlers Grave Marker

William “Willie” Frederich Kram was born on July 29, 1882, in Eichenzell, Hesse, Germany. He married Ida Agusta Ruhmann on February 26, 1907, in Lavaca County, Texas. They had five children in 18 years. To view information about his children, click on the following link. Family Group Sheet for William _Willie_ Frederich Kram

William F. Kram

William died on February 18, 1960, in Woodland, Yolo, California, at the age of 77, and was buried in Woodland Cemetery.

William F. Kram Grave Marker

Emil Kram was born on August 12, 1884, in Eichenzell, Hesse, Germany. He married Theresa K. Ridge on June 7, 1925, in Alameda, California. They had one child during their marriage. To view information about his child, click on the following link. Family Group Sheet for Emil Kram

Emil Kram

Emil died on October 20, 1971, in Santa Clara, Alameda, California, at the age of 87.

Carolina “Lena” Kram was born on October 2, 1885, in Eichenzell, Hesse, Germany. She married Fritz Ehlers in 1921. They had two children during their marriage. To view information about her children, click on the following link. Family Group Sheet for Carolina _Lena_ Kram

Carolina “Lena” Kram

Lena died on July 8, 1962, in San Joaquin County, California, at the age of 76.

Marie “Mary” Kram was born on September 1, 1886, in Eichenzell, Hesse, Germany. She married Adolph Henry Koenning on December 19, 1911, in Shiner, Lavaca, Texas. They had three children during their marriage. To view information about her children, click on the following link. Family Group Sheet for Marie _Mary_ Kram

Mary and her sister, Lena, Kram
Adolph H. Koenning

Mary died on April 30, 1929, in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, at the age of 42, and was buried in the Park View Cemetery in San Joaquin, California.

Mary Kram Koenning Grave Marker

Charles W. “Charlie” Kram was born on March 5, 1889, in Texas – probably Lavaca County. He had two sons and one daughter with Emma Zander between 1916 and 1930. To view information about his children, click on the following link. Family Group Sheet for Charlie Kram

No death information has been located at this time. He appears on the 1940 United States Federal Census, so he died after that time.

Anna Sabrina “Ida” Kram was born on October 22, 1891, in Moulton, Lavaca, Texas. She married Henry Aloysis Koenning on October 22, 1912, in Schulenburg, Texas. They had two children during their marriage. To view information about her children, click on the following link. Family Group Sheet for Anna Sabrina _Ida_ Kram

 

Ida Kram Koenning
Ida and Henry Koenning

Ida died on September 6, 1937, in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, at the age of 45, and was buried in the Park View Cemetery in Manteca, San Joaquin, California.

Ida Kram Koenning Grave Marker

Emma Kram was born on April 3, 1894, in Colorado County, Texas, and died on September 12, 1894, in her hometown within a year of her birth. Emma was buried in New Bielau Cemetery, Colorado County, Texas.

Emma Kram Grave Marker

Herman Christian Kram was born on July 3, 1895, in Weimar, Colorado, Texas. He had one son with Helen Dorothy Menke in 1924. To view information about his son, click on the following link. Family Group Sheet for Herman Christian Kram

Herman Christian Kram

Herman died on August 25, 1981, in Stanislaus County, California, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mountain Shadow Cemetery, Sonora, Tuolumne, California.

Herman C. Kram Grave Marker
Helen D. Kram Grave Marker

Josipha ” Josie” Kram was born on June 5, 1896, in Lavaca County, Texas. She married Otto Charles Behlen on December 19, 1916, in her hometown. They had two children during their marriage. To view information about her children, click on the following link. Family Group Sheet for Josipha _Josie_ Kram

Josipha “Josie” Kram
Josipha “Josie” Kram Behlen

Josie died on June 9, 1986, in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, at the age of 90.

Christina Kram was born on August 28, 1897, in Lavaca County, Texas. It is possible she marred a Mr. Krein, but this is undocumented information. She possibly died on October 26, 1925, in Manteca, San Joaquin, California, at the age of 28, and was buried in Park View Cemetery.

Louise Caroline Kram was born on June 5, 1901, in Lavaca County, Texas. She had one daughter with Arthur Paul Dietz. To view information about her daughter, click on the following link. Family Group Sheet for Louise Caroline Kram

Louise Kram Dietz

Louise died on February 5, 1980, in Livermore, Alameda, California, at the age of 78.

Marriage and Death/Burial Record Sources

Joseph “Joe” Kram

Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. (Marriage source)

Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

Anna Margaretha “Margaret” Kram

Ancestry.com. Texas, County Marriages, 1817-1965 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.

Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

William “Willie” Fredrick Kram

Ancestry.com. Texas, County Marriages, 1817-1965 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.

Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

Emil Kram

Ancestry.com. California, Marriage Records from Select Counties, 1850-1941 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.

Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011.

Carolina “Lena” Kram

Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. (Marriage source)

Ancestry.com. California, Death Index, 1940-1997 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.

Marie “Mary” Kram

Lavaca County, marriage record, Lavaca County Clerk’s Office, Hallettsville, Texas.

Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

Charles W. Kram

Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002. (Marriage source)

Anna Sabrina “Ida” Kram

Ancestry.com. Texas, County Marriages, 1817-1965 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.

Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

Emma Kram

Ancestry.com. Web: Texas, Find A Grave Index, 1761-2012 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

Herman Christian Kram

Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002. (Marriage source)

Ancestry.com. California, Death Index, 1940-1997 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.

Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

Josipha “Josie” Kram

Ancestry.com. Texas, Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.

Ancestry.com. California, Death Index, 1940-1997 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.

Christina Kram

Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.

Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. (Possibly Christina Kram Krein)

Louise Caroline Kram

Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002. (Marriage source)

Ancestry.com. California, Death Index, 1940-1997 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author: lucyac55@gmail.com

Lucy is a native Texan and presently lives with her husband, “L.K.” in the Texas Hill Country. They are the parents of three adult children and have five grandchildren.

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