Samantha Cram

Samantha Cram

Female 1854 - 1932  (78 years)

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  • Name Samantha Cram 
    Born 11 Mar 1854  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Dec 1932  Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Smith Cemetery, Cleveland County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7585  Treespot
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2013 

    Father John Cram, II,   b. 14 Oct 1833, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1914, Waterville, Le Seuer County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Harriett Gard,   b. 1835-1837, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1922  (Age 85 years) 
    Married May 1853 
    Family ID F2855  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Elliott Vardaman,   b. 9 Aug 1828, Shelby County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1913, Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 6 May 1880  Le Seur County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harriet "Hattie" Rosetta Vardaman,   b. 25 Feb 1881, Le Seur County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1969, Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Mary Ellen Vardaman,   b. 5 Nov 1892, Waterville, Le Seuer County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 24 Apr 1934, Smith Cemetery, Cleveland County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)
     3. John Vardaman, Jr,   b. 16 Nov 1884, Waterville, Le Seuer County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1967  (Age 83 years)
     4. George Washington Vardaman,   b. 1 Feb 1886, Le Sueur County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1887, Le Sueur County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. Elsie Naomi Vardaman,   b. 24 Nov 1895, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 21 Nov 1971, Corpus Christi, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F2829  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Easom Harrison,   d. Abt 1878, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 25 Oct 1871  Le Sueur County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Albert E Harrison,   b. 1873, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1916, Nelson, B.C. Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F2856  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Mar 1854 - Indiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    John Elliott and Samantha Vardaman
    John Elliott and Samantha Vardeman
    Descendants of John II, the pioneer who blazed the Cumberland Gap trail with Daniel Boone.

    Documents
    Family Bible Presentation Page
    Family Bible Presentation Page
    To: John and Harriet Cram
    From: John and Samantha Vardaman
    1933
    To: Sol and Hattie Jones
    Then: Brother John Vardaman to Ethel Wilson Vinson
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Obituary 1932 12/16
    Obituary 1932 12/16
    Samantha Cram Vardaman, 78 years - Cleveland County, Oklahoma

    Headstones
    Headstone in Smith Cemetery Moore, OK
    Headstone in Smith Cemetery Moore, OK
    Samantha Cram Vardaman

    Histories
    Romance and Marriage of John Elliott Vardaman and Samantha Cram Harrison
    Romance and Marriage of John Elliott Vardaman and Samantha Cram Harrison
    Childhood stories, marriage to Easom Harrison, birth of son, Albert Harrison and marriage to John Elliott Vardaman
    Vardaman Cram Story as told by Fred Cram, Samantha Cram Vardaman's nephew.
    Vardaman Cram Story as told by Fred Cram, Samantha Cram Vardaman's nephew.
    Samantha Cram Vardaman's parents, John and Harriet Gard Cram, moved to Oklahoma with John and Samantha Vardaman. They lived their 20 years on a farm where they grew peanuts and had a wonderful fruit orchard. They moved back to Waterville, Minnesota near their younger son, George Cram and his family in their later years.

    Sources
    1870 Census Record Minnesota, La Sueur County
    1870 Census Record Minnesota, La Sueur County
    Head of Household - John Cram, age 37, farmer, born in Ohio
    Wife - Harriett, age 35, keeping house, born in Indiana
    Daughter - Samantha, age 16, born in Indiana
    Son - George, age 14, born in Iowa
    Son - William, age 11, born in Iowa
    Daughter - Mary, age 9, born in Illinois
    Son - John, age 3, born in Iowa
    Domestic Servant (John's sister) - Lydia, age 19, born in Indiana
    1871 Marriage Record Minnesota, Le Seueur County
    1871 Marriage Record Minnesota, Le Seueur County
    Groom: Easom Harrison
    Bride: Samantha Cram
    m. 25 Oct 1871
    1880 Census Record Minnesota, Le Sueur County, Kilkenny
    1880 Census Record Minnesota, Le Sueur County, Kilkenny
    Head of Household - J E Vardaman, age 52
    Wife - Samantha, age 26
    Son - Albert E, age 7
    1885 Minnesota State Census Record Le Sueur County,  Waterville
    1885 Minnesota State Census Record Le Sueur County, Waterville
    J E Vardaman, age 56, born in Indiana
    Samantha, age 30, born in Minnesota
    Harriet, age 4, born in Minnesota
    Mary, age 2, born in Minnesota
    John, age 4 months, born in Minnesota
    Albert Harrison, age 13
    1900 Census Record Oklahoma, Cleveland County, Liberty Township
    1900 Census Record Oklahoma, Cleveland County, Liberty Township
    Head of Household - John E Vardaman, born Aug 1828, age 71, married 20 years, born in Indiana, both parents born in Kentucky, farmer, owns farm free and clear
    Wife - Samantha, born March 1854, age 46, married 20 years, 7 children, 5 alive, born in Indiana, Father born in Ohio, Mother born in Indiana
    Son - John, born Nov 1883, age 15, born in Minnesota, farm laborer
    Daughter - Elsie N, born Nov 1895, age 4
    1910 Census Record Oklahoma, Cleveland County, Liberty,
    1910 Census Record Oklahoma, Cleveland County, Liberty,
    Head of Household - John E Vardaman, age 81, born in Indiana, parents born in Kentucky, farmer, owns farm
    Wife - Samantha, age 56, 2nd marriage, married 29 years in present marriage, 7 children, 5 alive, born in Indiana,father born in Ohio, mother born in Indiana
    Son - John, single, age 25,born in Minnesota
    Daughter - Elsie N, single, age 14, born in Oklahoma
    1920 Census Record Oklahoma, Cleveland County, Liberty
    1920 Census Record Oklahoma, Cleveland County, Liberty
    Head of Household - John Vardaman Jr, age 35, single, owns home, born in Minnesota, both parents born in Indiana, farmer
    Mother - Samantha, age 55, born in Indiana, father born in Ohio, mother born in Indiana
    1930 Census Record Oklahoma, Cleveland County, Liberty
    1930 Census Record Oklahoma, Cleveland County, Liberty
    Head of Household - John Vardaman Jr, owns home, age 45, married at age 39, born in Minnesota, both parents born in Indiana, farmer
    Wife - Hellen L., age 39, married at age 35, born in Kansas, both parents from Germany
    Son - John E, age 1, born in Oklahoma, father born in Minnesota, mother born in Kansas
    Mother - Samantha, age 76, widowed, born in Indiana, father born in Ohio, mother born in Indiana
    brother-in-law - Robert Hobschu, age 51, widowed, born in Kansas, both parents born in Germany
    1932 Death Record Oklahoma, Cleveland County, Norman (pneumonia)
    1932 Death Record Oklahoma, Cleveland County, Norman (pneumonia)
    Samantha Cram Vardaman (age 78)
    d. 16 Dec 1932


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