Stanley Francis Kramer Sr

1886 - 1962

Parents were Valentine Kramer and Teofila Fafurowski.

Born 4 Nov 1886 in Chicago, Illinois.
Baptised 7th November 1886 at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Chicago.
Died 25th April 1962 in Chicago, Illinois.
Buried 28th April 1962 in Maryhill Cemetery, Niles, Illinois.

Married Cecilia Strzyzewski 16th February 1920.

Children:
Helen, born 1 Dec 1920, married Theodore Gburek aka Burke on 24 Aug 1947, died 30 Jan 1988.
Stanley Jr., born 13 Sep 1922, married Betty Henry 7 May 1949, died 4 Jul 2002.
William, born 20 Oct 1924, married Virginia Kubitscheck Huppert in Aug of 1949, died 29 Sep 1963.
Evelyn, born 20 Dec 1927, died 28 May 1994.

Sources: baptism, 1900 1910 1930 censuses, WW1 draft registration, letters during WW1 to Cecilia Strzyzewski, funeral card & obituaries.

Valentine Kramer

1864 - 1933

Aka Walenty.

Parents were Szymon Kramer and Mary Przewozniak.

Born 5th January 1864 in Góra, Miedzychód, Poznan, Poland.
Baptised 10th January 1864 in Sieraków, Miedzychód, Poznan, Poland.
Died 4th February 1933 in Chicago, Illinois and buried at St. Adalbert's Cemetery in Niles, Illinois.

Married Teofila Fafurowski 7th September 1885 at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Chicago.

Children:
Stanley Francis, (see above).
John Joseph, born 7 Mar 1888, married Mary Cwiak on 14 Feb 1917, died 27 Aug 1971.
Francis, born 19 Nov 1889, died 19 Jul 1890.
Julia, born 21 Apr 1891, married John Kawalkowski on 2 Feb 1909, died 13 Jan 1980.
Antoni Adalbert, born 4 Apr 1893, married Emilia Brun in New Bedford, Massachusetts, died around 1956.
Angeline, born 21 May 1895, married Damazy Wojtkiewicz, died 16 May 1970.
Valentine Jr. aka William, born 21 Dec 1897. I have a funeral card which I think might be him. Date of that death is 27 Feb 1965. I need this death certificate to be certain.

Sources: baptism, marriage, 1900 1910 1920 1930 censuses and obituary.

Szymon Kramer

Born circa 1824

Death not found.

Married Mary Przewozniak.

Immigrated to America with wife and daughter Mary Kramer Bonk and her family in 1892.

Children:
Mary, born circa 1855, married Henry Bonk, died 27 Jun 1943.
Antoni, born 1 Jan 1859, married Marianna Gras in 1884, (son Paul Kramer immigrated to Chicago).
Josepha, born 6 Feb 1861.
Valentine, (see above).
Helena, born 20 Nov 1871, married Krist Prajs aka Price on 22 May 1887, died 23 Aug 1936.
Franciszka, birth not found, married Noj per Valentine's obituary and Neiman per Helena's obituary.

Sources: immigration, childrens marriages and births.

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