Hans Madsen Gram
(1824-)
Wilhelmine Henriette Lyng
(1824-)
Hans Henrik Pedersen
Marie Margrethe Jacobsen
Peter Severin Hansen Gram
(1861-1910)
Amalie Sofie M. H. Pedersen
(1859-1949)
Amanda Gram
(1885-1968)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Frank Wesley Sosman

Amanda Gram 1 2 3

  • Born: 15 Oct 1885, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH 2 4
  • Marriage: Frank Wesley Sosman on 9 Nov 1918 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH 1
  • Died: 17 Mar 1968, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH at age 82 5 6

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She resided at Amanda was born at home at 53 Ballou Street (today known as 48th St SE) by Dr. Chas. E. Gerlach on 15 Oct 1885 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH. 4

2. She appeared on the Indexed in census as Peter Graves but handwriting is Gram census in 1900 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH. 2 The 1900 census recorded renting at 57 Medina Street: Peter Gram, painter, 39, born Feb 1861, living with wife Ameilia, 40, Nov 1859; daughters Petra, dressmaker, 16, Mar 1884; Amanda, 14, Oct 1885; and Astrid, 12, Aug 1887; and son Albert, 7, Dec 1892. All the children were born in Ohio. Parents Peter and Amelia and their parents were born in Denmark. They immigrated 18 years earlier in 1882 and became U.S. citizens. There were married 18 years earlier and Amelia had birthed 4 children, all alive in 1900.

3. She appeared on the census in 1910 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH. 7 The 1910 census recorded owning a home at 1194 East 85th Street NE: Peter S. Gram, superintendent at oil company, 49, living with wife Amelia, 50; daughters Petra, dressmaker, 26, and Amanda, school teacher, 24; son Albert, 17; and daughter Amelia, 7. The children were born in Ohio. Peter and Amelia and their parents were born in Denmark. They immigrated in 1883 and Peter became a U.S. citizen. Peter and Amelia were married for 28 years, and she had birthed 5 children, all alive in 1910.

4. She appeared on the census in 1930 in Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga, OH, USA. 8 The 1930 census recorded owning an $18,000 home at 3353 Lansmere Road: Frank W. Sosman, clerk with steam railroad, 47, living with wife Amanda, school teacher, 44; and mother-in-law Amelia S. M. Gram, 70. Frank and his father were born in Ohio and his mother in Maryland. Amanda was born in Ohio, and her parents in Denmark, where Amelia and her parents were born. Amelia immigrated in 1883 and became a U.S. citizen.

5. She appeared on the census in 1940 in Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga, OH, USA. 9 The 1940 census recorded owning a $9,000 home at 3353 Lansmere St: Frank W. Sosman, clerk with steam railroad, 57, living with wife Amanda G., public school teacher, 54; and mother-in-law Amelia Gram, widow, 80. Frank and Amanda were born in Ohio and Amelia in Denmark.


Amanda married Frank Wesley Sosman on 9 Nov 1918 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH.1 (Frank Wesley Sosman was born on 21 Jan 1883 in Chillicothe, Ross, OH 1 3 10 and died on 14 Dec 1963 in Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga, OH, USA 11.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XDGV-QN7 Frank W. Sosman and Amanda S. Gram, 09 Nov 1918; citing Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, reference Pg 373, #131863; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 1,888,831.

2 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MMZ9-K23 Peter Graves, Precinct A Cleveland City Ward 19, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing sheet 18B, family 392, NARA microfilm publication T623 FHL microfilm 1,241,254.

3 FamilySearch.org, United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X56T-TTL Frank Wesley Sosman, 1942; citing NAID identifier 623234, FHL microfilm 1,358,462.

4 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X6V5-SYL Gram, 15 Oct 1885; citing Birth, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, reference frame 5276, county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 1,893,414.

5 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VS1Z-V2H Amanda Sosman, Mar 1968; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File.

6 FamilySearch.org, Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VKLT-VG9 Amanda S Sosman, 17 Mar 1968; from "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007," index, Ancestry; citing vol. 19191, certificate number 019314.

7 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MLDY-74F Peter S Gram, Cleveland Ward 24, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 359, sheet 7A, family 146.

8 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio; Roll: 1788; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0706; Image: 804.0; FHL microfilm: 2341522.

9 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KW61-GJV Frank W Sosman, Tract SH-5, Shaker Heights City, Shaker Heights City, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 18-285, sheet 63A, family 481.

10 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6NQ-NRP Frank Wesley Sosman, 1917-1918; citing Ross County, Ohio, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 FHL microfilm 1,851,088.

11 FamilySearch.org, Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VKL8-HM1 Frank W Sosman, 14 Dec 1963; from "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007," index, Ancestry; citing vol. 17496, certificate number 89481.



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