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Johann Siegmund Schramm
Born March 31st, 1818 in Plech as fifth of ten children.
1837 Emigration to America with his family
Places of residence: from 1837 in Circleville (Ohio), from 1841 in Burlington (Iowa)
Worked as a printer for an ecclasiastical paper („Religious Telescope”) in Circleville, later for a local paper in Burlington
Ca. 1845 (date of first advertisement) foundation of a retail store (J. S. Schramm Company) in Burlington.
First marriage March 13th, 1843 with Harriet Morgan († 1850 cholera-epidemic),
Died February 17th, 1898 in St. Louis.
See also two articles from the newspaper "The Hawk Eye" (800 S. Main St., Burlington, Iowa 52601) regarding the J. S. Schramm Company:
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