Hans Madsen Gram
Wilhelmine Henriette Lyng
Hans Henrik Pedersen
Marie Margrethe Jacobsen
Peter Severin Hansen Gram
Amalie Sofie M. H. Pedersen
Petra A. Gram


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1. John Davidson

Petra A. Gram 1 2

  • Born: Mar 1884, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH 3
  • Marriage (1): John Davidson on 9 Nov 1918 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH 1
  • Died: 9 Feb 1960, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH at age 75 4

   FamilySearch ID: LVZ8-JPB.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Indexed in census as Peter Graves but handwriting is Gram census in 1900 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH. 3 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.

2. Census in 1910 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH. 2 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.

3. Residence: 1194 East 85th St., Cleveland, OH on 9 Nov 1918 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH. 1

4. Census in 1920 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH. 5 The 1920 census recorded owning the home at 1194 E. 85th Street: John Davidson, advertising work in newspaper, 32, living with wife Petra, 34; sister-in-law Amelia Gram, 17, single; and mother-in-law Amalie Gram, widow, 60. Everyone was born in Ohio except John in New York. His father was born in Berlin, Germany, and mother in Germany. Amalie, Petra, and Amelia's parents were all born in Denmark.

5. Census in 1940 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH. 6 The 1940 census recorded renting at 7913 Superior Avenue: Petra G. Davidson, seamstress in department store, divorced, 55, living with her son Lincoln J., 19. They were born in Ohio.

Petra married John Davidson, son of Isaac Davidson and Rebecca Blum, on 9 Nov 1918 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH.1 The marriage ended in divorce. (John Davidson was born about 1887 in Newark, Licking, OH 1.)


1 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XDGV-Q2B John Davidson and Petra A. Gram, 09 Nov 1918; citing Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, reference Pg 374, #131869; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 1,888,831.

2 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.

3 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.

4 FamilySearch.org, Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VKBK-67L Petra Davidson, 09 Feb 1960; from "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007," index, Ancestry; citing vol. 16051, certificate number 10358.

5 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Cleveland Ward 21, Cuyahoga, Ohio; Roll: T625_1370; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 414; Image: 873.

6 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KW52-BNR Petra G Davidson, Ward 21, Cleveland City, Cleveland City, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 92-532, sheet 9A, family 211.

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