The Rev. Carl Cramer was born 27 May 1882 in Neu-Usen. He was ordained on 21 January 1907 in Tsarizin and served the congregations in Tsarizin (1906-1907); Paulskaya (1907-1909), and Charkow (1909-1918). In 1918, he moved to Germany and became a lecturer at Erlangen.
- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen – Evangelischer Teil (Stuttgart: AER Verlag Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Rußland, 1978): 130, 198.