Irlach viewed from Waldmünchen Irlach and Tiefenbach are the two most important places in Germany related to the history of the Kraemers from Plain, Wisconsin. Irlach is a small farming village and Tiefenbach is a larger town, both in … More Where are Irlach and Tiefenbach, Bavaria?
Kraemer men and women married into other families and so these families are also part of our Kraemer history. These families include the Laubmeiers, Meisters, Ruhlands, and Weidners for the first generation of Kraemers in America. For the next generation, they include the families Bauer, Bayer, Brechtl, Eckstein, Frank, Haas, Hutter, Nachriner, Peters, Liegel, and Schwartz. The list … More Why do other family names show up in Kraemer history?
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?
Are the Kraemers of Wisconsin and Minnesota related? The short answer is “yes” and more closely than many people realize. Their ancestors share a common Kraemer father but different mothers – a phenomenon that occurred in America as well due to the frequent death of women in childbirth. … More Are the Kraemers of Wisconsin and Minnesota related?
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
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?
Tobey’s Sand Hill Fiber Farm The ancestors of the Kraemers of Plain, Wisconsin were weavers from at least 1649 to 1866. The chain was broken when Paul Kraemer emigrated from Irlach, Bavaria to Wisconsin and became a full time farmer. Now weaving has been picked up again by modern Kraemers – Brenda Kraemer Tobey and her daughter … More Kraemers: Weaving is in their genes