Levier Bitner Cramer/Creamer
- Born: Nov 1851, Illinois
- Marriage: Lucinda Hartman on 1 Jan 1878 in Hennepen Township, Putnam Co, Illinois
- Died: 12 Sep 1924, Hastings, Adams Co., Nebraska at age 72
- Buried: 14 Sep 1924, Custer Center Cemetery, Broken Bow, Custer Co., Nebraska
see notes on his father for additional census facts.
Levier and Lucinda move to Nebraska ca 1885:
The Nebraska State Census in Victora Township, Custer Co., Nebraska (ED#170, page 1) records on 15 Jun 1885:
L. Cramer 22 Illinois [Levier - age 33]
Lownds Cramer 28 Pennsylvania [Lucinda - 29]
Les Cramer 6 Illinois]
John Cramer 5 Illinois
Henry Cramer 2 Illinois
Larch Cramer 11/12 Illinois [could this be Sadie?]
The Nebraska State Census in Midway Borough, Kilfoil Township, Custer Co., Nebraska (ED# 174, page 5) records on 4 Jun 1885 David Cramer, age 26, born in Ohio.
The 1900 Federal Census for Broken Bow, Custer Co., Nebraska, District 61, page 46B records Levier Cramer (Nov 1851 - Illinois/Ohio/Ohio) with his wife Lucinda (Nov 1855 - PA/PA/PA) and children John (Sept 1879 - Illinois), Henry (Aug 1882 - Illinois), Saddie (July 1883 - Illinois), Frank (April 1888 - Nebraska), Guss (Sept 1891 - Nebraska), Ella (July 1893 - Nebraska), and Gilbert (May 1897 - Nebraska). Levier and Lucinda have been married for 22 years and have had 9 children all of whom are still living.
The 1910 census does not record a 16 year old Ella with her parents but does records a 16 year old Roy Cramer living with his brother, Frank Cramer (see notes on Frank Cramer for 1910 census facts) ... also ... there is a WWI Draft Card for Roy Cramer, born Aug 14, 1893 in Merna, Nebraska.
The 1910 Federal Census for Broken Bow, Custer Co., Nebraska, District 72, page 65B records Levier B. Cramer (58 - ILL/PA/PA) with his wife Lucinda (56) and son Gilbert (12). Also in the household is Levier's sister Clara Wallen (60 - ILL/PA/PA) who is divorced with never having had children. Levier and Lucinda have been married for 32 years and have had 11 children of which 8 are still living. Levier is a Mason for Brick and Stone while Lucinda is a Washerwoman.
The 1920 Federal Census for Broken Bow, Custer Co., Nebraska, District 78, page 78B records Levier B. Cramer (68 - ILL/PA/PA) living at 1415 8th Avenue. Nearby is his son, Gilbert Cramer (28) boarding at the home of Clara Barcus (48 - NY) at 700 8th Avernue. Levier is listed as married but there is no wife recorded. Gilbert is a truck driver for a garage.
See general notes on his father for his death record and the death record for many of his children.
Levier married Lucinda Hartman, daughter of William Hartman and Rebecca Clemens, on 1 Jan 1878 in Hennepen Township, Putnam Co, Illinois. (Lucinda Hartman was born on 10 Nov 1855 in Lebanon Co., PA, died on 21 Nov 1915 in Broken Bow Township, Custer Co., Nebraska and was buried in Custer Center Cemetery, Broken Bow, Custer Co., Nebraska.)