MARY ANNE FERTIG

 

 

 
JOHN KRAMER
DIED AUGUST 23 1876
MARY ANN
WIFE OF JOHN KRAMER
BORN AUG 15 1813
DIED JAN 29 1880
 
 
Mary Anne Förtig (Fertig) was born on August 15, 1813 most likely in Ohrnbach, Bavaria, Germany1,2.  She was the only daughter of John Anthony Fertig and Mary Anna Nothburga Schwaninger3,4.
 
Mary Anne departed from her hometown of Ohrnbach and immigrated to America with her father's family in 18373.  She changed the spelling of her surname from Förtig to Fertig and settled in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania3,5,6,7.
 
Prior to 1843, Mary Anne became the helpmeet and wife of John Kramer, who was born on December 8, 1808, the son of John and Catharine Kramer4,5,6,7,8.  John and Mary Anne were blessed with eight children: Jacob, John, Mary C., George, Sophia J., Simon, Daniel, and Anna5,6,7.  The family settled in Lower Augusta Township, Northumberland County, where John farmed for a livelihood5,6,7.
 
John died on August 23, 1876, at the age of 67, of chronic bowel disease8.  Several years later, Mary Anne passed away on January 29, 1880 at the age of 662.  They were both buried in the Malick's United Brethren Church Cemetery in Lower Augusta Township2.
 
CHILDREN OF JOHN AND MARY ANNE:
Jacob, born 1841 to 1843
John, born 1843 or 1844
Mary C., born 1844 to 1846
George, born December 19, 1848, married Susan and died December 25, 1876
Sophia J., born 1849 to 1851
Simon, born 1851 to 1853
Daniel, born 1854 or 1855
Anna, born 1863 or 1864
 
REFERENCES:
1. 1812 Marriage record of John Anthony Fertig and Mary Anna Nothburga Schwaninger.
For more information, see the reference section for John Anthony Fertig.
 
2. Tombstones of John Kramer and Mary Anne (Fertig) Kramer.
The tombstones are located at the Malick's / Mount Zion / Mile Run, United Brethren Church Cemetery in Lower Augusta Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.  Directions: From Sunbury, go about 5.5 miles south on State Route 147.  Take a left unto Hallowing Run Road (SR 4020).  Go 4.9 miles and turn left unto Victor Road (T-530).  Go 0.8 miles and turn left unto Foye Road (T-473).  Go 1.2 miles and turn right unto Mile Run Road (T-420).  Go 0.3 miles and the cemetery will be on the left side of the road.  The Kramer tombstones are located towards the Mile Run Road side of the cemetery, seven rows from the front of the cemetery (where the road forks).  The tombstones were photographed and transcribed on September 07, 2002.
JOHN KRAMER, DIED, AUGUST 23 1876, AGED, ?
MARY ANN, WIFE OF JOHN KRAMER, BORN, AUG 15 1813, DIED, ? 1880
 
A Genealogist's Guide to Burials in Northumberland County, PA, Volume II, Joseph A. Meiser, 1985, page 80.
Cemetery 12 - Malick's (Mt. Zion) U.B. Cemetery Off LR 49022, Lower Augusta Twp., Northumberland Co, Nov. 12, 1978
Kramer John 1814-8/23/1876
Kramer Mary A 8/15/1813-1/29/1880
 
3. 1837 Ship Clementine Passenger List.
For more information, see the reference section for John Anthony Fertig.
 
4. 1919 History of Simon Henry Fertig.
For more information, see the reference section for Simon Henry Fertig.
 
5. 1850 Census of Lower Augusta Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, John Kramer family.
John Kramer, age 35, farmer; Mary Kramer, age 35; Jacob Kramer, age 7; John Kramer, age 6; Mary Kramer, age 4; George Kramer, age 2; Mary Fertig, age 70
 
6. 1860 Census of Lower Augusta Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, John Kramer family.
John Kramer, age 55, farmer, $600 real estate, $100 personal estate; Mary Kramer, age 50; Jacob Kramer, age 18; John Kramer, age 16; Mary C. Kramer, age 15; George Kramer, age 12; Sophia Kramer, age 10; Simon Kramer, age 8; Daniel Kramer, age 5
 
7. 1870 Census of Lower Augusta Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, John Kramer family.
John Kramer, age 55, farmer, $1,500 real estate, $500 personal estate; Mary Kramer, age 54, keeping house; Jacob Kramer, age 28, farming; John Kramer, age 26, farming; George Kramer, age 23, laboring; Simon Kramer, age 17; Joseph Kramer, age 12; Sophia J Kramer, age 19; Anna Kramer, age 6
 
8. 1876 Death Record of John Kramer.
Northumberland County Church Records, Vol. 3, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sunbury, Burials 1862-1892
Deaths and Burials
Name John Kramer, Date Aug. 23 1876, Age 67 yrs., 8 mos., 15 days, Cause of Death Cronic Bowel
 
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