Who were the Kraemers?

There are many Kraemers distributed around the world, but we focus here on the ancestors and descendants of Paul Kraemer and Walburga Stangl who came from the small village of Irlach in the Oberpfalz region of Bavaria, Germany. We refer to them elsewhere as the “Wisconsin Kraemers.” Source: Prälat Josef Kraus, Treffelstein: Ein Heimatbuch: Herausgegeben von der Gemeinde … More Who were the Kraemers?

May 26, 2016, Irlach. Erection of historical marker celebrating Paul Kraemer emigration from Bavaria, Germany to America

An historic event – Unveiling of historic marker at the location of former Kraemer family home in Bavaria. On Corpus Christi Day, Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 4:00 pm, a number of Kraemers from Plain, Wisconsin and Tiefenbach, Bavaria will meet for the unveiling of a historical marker at the site of the former Paul and Walburga Kraemer … More May 26, 2016, Irlach. Erection of historical marker celebrating Paul Kraemer emigration from Bavaria, Germany to America

Did Paul Kraemer come to America with a brother or step-brother?

When I first started looking into family history, I was told by various people that Paul Kraemer had come to America with a brother who stayed somewhere in New York. This notion was reinforced by a note made by Iris Kraemer Umhoefer in her 1962 Kraemer family tree (updated 1983) where she said a step-brother … More Did Paul Kraemer come to America with a brother or step-brother?