Frank Wesley Sosman
(1883-1963)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Amanda Gram

Frank Wesley Sosman 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 21 Jan 1883, Chillicothe, Ross, OH 1 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Amanda Gram on 9 Nov 1918 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH 1
  • Died: 14 Dec 1963, Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga, OH, USA at age 80 2

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga, OH, USA. 5 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.

2. Census in 1940 in Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga, OH, USA. 6 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.

3. Occupation: Nickel Plate R. R., 809 Terminal Towner, Cleveland, OH on 27 Apr 1942 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH. 4

4. Residence: 3353 Lansmere St., Shaker Heights, OH on 27 Apr 1942 in Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga, OH, USA. 4


Frank married Amanda Gram, daughter of Peter Severin Hansen Gram and Amalie Sofie M. H. Pedersen, on 9 Nov 1918 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH.1 (Amanda Gram was born on 15 Oct 1885 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH 7 8 and died on 17 Mar 1968 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH 9 10.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, 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 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.

3 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.

4 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.

5 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.

6 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.

7 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.

8 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.

9 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.

10 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.



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