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Descendants of George Lohr

The Lohr family can be traced to Capt. George Lower (Lohr), born in Germany abt. 1750,married in Lancaster County in 1773, and died abt. 1787. In 1776, he is on the Quemahoning Twp. (then Bedford County) tax assessment list owing 7 shillings, 6 pence.

 

Generation No. 1

1. GEORGE1 LOHR was born 1750 in Germany, and died 1787 in Somerset County. He married BARBARA NAGEL Mar 23, 1773 in First Reform Church, Lancaster Co. PA. She died Bef. 1823 in Calico Twp. Lancaster County, PA.

Children of GEORGE LOHR and BARBARA NAGEL are:

i. Margaretha2 Lohr, b. Mar 8, 1774.

2. ii. Frederick Lohr, b. Nov 20, 1779; d. 1847, Shade Township,Somerset County.

iii. John Lohr, b. Feb 13, 1781; d. 1851, Stoystown,PA. m. (1) Magdalena Woy; m. (2) Mary Weigley.

3. iv. Jacob Lohr, b. Nov 13, 1784; d. Feb 26, 1851, Stoystown,PA.

v. George Lohr, b. Sep 1, 1777; d. 1840, Stoystown,PA; m. Barbara Miller

 

Generation No. 2

2. FREDERICK2 LOHR (GEORGE1) was born Nov 20, 1779, and died 1847 in Shade Township,Somerset County. He married CATHERINE SHAFFER.

Children of FREDERICK LOHR and CATHERINE SHAFFER are:

i. Mary3 Lohr.

ii. George Lohr.

iii. Elizabeth Lohr.

iv. Barbara Lohr.

v. Margaretha Lohr.

vi. Thomas Lohr.

vii. Sally Lohr.

viii. John Lohr.

ix. Peter Lohr.

x. Soloman Lohr.

xi. Catherine Ann.

xii. Hannah Lohr.

 

3. JACOB2 LOHR (GEORGE1) was born Nov 13, 1784, and died Feb 26, 1851 in Stoystown,PA. He married CHRISTENA KOCHER.

Children of JACOB LOHR and CHRISTENA KOCHER are:

4. i. Emanuel3 Lohr, b. Jul 14, 1819; d. Aug 28, 1893, Quemahoning Twp.,Somerset County., Pa.

ii. Margaret Lohr.

iii. Samuel Lohr.

iv. Elizabeth Lohr.

v. Michael Lohr.

vi. George Lohr.

vii. Joseph Lohr.

5. viii. Daniel Lohr, b. Oct 16, 1827.

ix. Martha Lohr.

6. x. Valentine Lohr, b. Jul 11, 1816; d. Oct 25, 1889.

 

Generation No. 3

4. EMANUEL3 LOHR (JACOB2, GEORGE1) was born Jul 14, 1819, and died Aug 28, 1893 in Quemahoning Twp.,Somerset County., Pa. He married SOPHIA BERKEBILE. She was born Mar 3, 1821, and died Apr 2, 1884 in Quemahoning Twp.,Somerset County., Pa.

Children of EMANUEL LOHR and SOPHIA BERKEBILE are:

7. i. Noah4 Lohr, b. Apr 4, 1859, near Hooversville, Pa.; d. Oct 5, 1932.

ii. Cyrus Lohr, b. Feb 3, 1842; d. Jun 6, 1895.

iii. Josiah Lohr, b. Sep 18, 1844.

iv. Susanna Lohr, b. Jun 13, 1847.

v. Abianna Lohr, b. 1850.

 

5. DANIEL3 LOHR (JACOB2, GEORGE1) was born Oct 16, 1827. He married ANNIE.

Child of DANIEL LOHR and ANNIE is:

i. Elmer C.4 Lohr, b. Abt. 1866, Hooversville, Pa.; m. Sadie Strayer, Abt. Dec 21, 1891, Cambria County; b. Abt. 1864, Walnut Grove, Johnstown, PA..

More About Sadie Strayer:

Occupation: 1891, seamstress

 

6. VALENTINE3 LOHR (JACOB2, GEORGE1) was born Jul 11, 1816, and died Oct 25, 1889. He married HANNAH WOLFORD.

Child of VALENTINE LOHR and HANNAH WOLFORD is:

i. Hiram4 Lohr.

 

Generation No. 4

7. NOAH4 LOHR (EMANUEL3, JACOB2, GEORGE1) was born Apr 4, 1859 in near Hooversville, Pa., and died Oct 5, 1932. He married ANNIE ELIZABETH METZGER Jan 21, 1886, daughter of GEORGE METZGER and ELIZABETH BUECHLY. She was born May 10, 1862 in Hooversville, Pa., and died Apr 22, 1946 in Hooversville, Pa..

More About NOAH LOHR:

Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery

Occupation: Farmer

Religious Denom: Church of the Brethren

More About ANNIE ELIZABETH METZGER:

Burial: Stoystown,PA IOOF cemetery

Children of NOAH LOHR and ANNIE METZGER are:

8. i. Mary Elizabeth5 Lohr, b. Nov 18, 1888; d. Mar 28, 1924, near Hooversville, Pa..

9. ii. Milton George Lohr, b. Apr 23, 1891, near Hooversville, Pa.; d. Mar 24, 1997, Meyersdale, Somerset Co., Pa..

10. iii. Elmer Elsworth Lohr, b. Aug 5, 1895, near Hooversville, Pa.; d. Dec 7, 1969.

 

Generation No. 5

8. MARY ELIZABETH5 LOHR (NOAH4, EMANUEL3, JACOB2, GEORGE1) was born Nov 18, 1888, and died Mar 28, 1924 in near Hooversville, Pa.. She married CHARLES K. SHAFFER Jun 1, 1917, son of ELIAS SHAFFER and JANE CABEL. He was born Jun 3, 1887 in at Hooversville, Pa., and died Dec 29, 1953.

Children of MARY LOHR and CHARLES SHAFFER are:

i. Ruth Eleanor6 Shaffer, b. Sep 23, 1918.

11. ii. Edna Pearl Shaffer, b. Nov 12, 1920.

12. iii. Alice Ann Shaffer, b. Mar 18, 1923.

 

9. MILTON GEORGE5 LOHR (NOAH4, EMANUEL3, JACOB2, GEORGE1) was born Apr 23, 1891 in near Hooversville, Pa., and died Mar 24, 1997 in Meyersdale, Somerset Co., Pa.. He married PARNEL EICHELBERGER Nov 9, 1916, daughter of JOHN EICHELBERGER and MARY WISER. She was born Sep 26, 1893 in near Hopewell, Pa., and died Nov 1, 1976.

More About MILTON GEORGE LOHR:

Burial: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Stoystown, PA

Occupation: Farmer, timekeeper of former Lorain Steel Works

Religious Denom: Hooversville Church of the Brethren, since 1904

Residence: Golf Course Rd, Stoystown, Pa

Children of MILTON LOHR and PARNEL EICHELBERGER are:

13. i. Lois Elizabeth6 Lohr, b. Sep 8, 1917.

14. ii. Milton George Lohr, Jr., b. Jan 31, 1920, Johnstown, Pa.; d. May 28, 1983.

15. iii. Frances Laverne Lohr, b. Feb 24, 1923.

iv. Earl Carl Lohr, b. Nov 11, 1924; d. Oct 13, 1926.

16. v. Paul Herbert Lohr, b. Jun 29, 1928, near Hooversville, Pa..

17. vi. Donald Lee Lohr, b. Aug 20, 1933.

 

10. ELMER ELSWORTH5 LOHR (NOAH4, EMANUEL3, JACOB2, GEORGE1) was born Aug 5, 1895 in near Hooversville, Pa., and died Dec 7, 1969. He married VERDA SHAFFER Mar 28, 1918, daughter of HENRY SHAFFER and MARTHA BRUBAKER. She was born Aug 17, 1898 in near Stoystown, Pa..

Children of ELMER LOHR and VERDA SHAFFER are:

18. i. Kenneth Shaffer6 Lohr, b. Sep 4, 1919, near Hooversville, Pa.; d. Apr 7, 1969, Johnstown, Pa..

ii. Janet Mae Lohr, b. May 4, 1925, Hooversville, Pa.; m. Glenn Strayer, May 14, 1944; b. May 3, 1920, Tire Hill, Pa..

More About Janet Mae Lohr:

Residence: Harrisburg, PA

 

 

Generation No. 6

11. EDNA PEARL6 SHAFFER (MARY ELIZABETH5 LOHR, NOAH4, EMANUEL3, JACOB2, GEORGE1) was born Nov 12, 1920. She married LEIGHTON G. HORNING. He was born Oct 14, 1920.

Children of EDNA SHAFFER and LEIGHTON HORNING are:

i. Bruce David7 Horning, b. Dec 5, 1949; m. Phyllis Ann Roudabush; b. Dec 19, 1947.

ii. Charles Douglas Horning, b. Mar 9, 1951; m. Ilene Gaye Knepper; b. Mar 19, 1957.

iii. Mary Louetta Horning, b. Apr 2, 1953; m. Michael Weyant II; b. Jun 14, 1953.

 

12. ALICE ANN6 SHAFFER (MARY ELIZABETH5 LOHR, NOAH4, EMANUEL3, JACOB2, GEORGE1) was born Mar 18, 1923. She married WILLIAM NASH, JR..

Children of ALICE SHAFFER and WILLIAM NASH are:

i. Linda Kay7 Nash.

ii. Amy Nash.

 

13. LOIS ELIZABETH6 LOHR (MILTON GEORGE5, NOAH4, EMANUEL3, JACOB2, GEORGE1) was born Sep 8, 1917. She married WAYNE YOUNG. He was born Apr 24, 1919.

Children of LOIS LOHR and WAYNE YOUNG are:

i. Jerry7 Young, b. May 10, 1944; m. Sandra McCall; b. Mar 23, 1945.

ii. Linda Young, b. Jan 24, 1948; m. James Barr; b. Nov 1936.

iii. David Young, b. May 10, 1951.

 

14. MILTON GEORGE6 LOHR, JR. (MILTON GEORGE5, NOAH4, EMANUEL3, JACOB2, GEORGE1) was born Jan 31, 1920 in Johnstown, Pa., and died May 28, 1983. He married SARAH BARNETT Apr 30, 1944. She was born Feb 5, 1922 in Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., Pa..

More About MILTON GEORGE LOHR, JR.:

Burial: IOOF cemetery, Stoystown, PA

Occupation: Farmer

Religious Denom: Church of the Brethren

Children of MILTON LOHR and SARAH BARNETT are:

i. LaVonne Louise7 Lohr, b. Feb 17, 1945; m. (1) James Edward Stern; m. (2) Lawrence Bertino.

ii. Cecil Milton Lohr, b. Jun 11, 1948; m. Debra Lynn Milliron; b. Dec 30, 1952.

iii. Lynn Barnett Lohr, b. Dec 20, 1952.

iv. Vernon Noah Lohr, b. Apr 4, 1955; m. Cheryl Jean Miller; b. Oct 21, 1957.

 

15. FRANCES LAVERNE6 LOHR (MILTON GEORGE5, NOAH4, EMANUEL3, JACOB2, GEORGE1) was born Feb 24, 1923. She married CLARENCE RHOADS. He was born Feb 1, 1918.

Children of FRANCES LOHR and CLARENCE RHOADS are:

i. Allen Clarence7 Rhoads, b. Jun 15, 1946; m. (1) Joyce Prather; b. Dec 2, 1947; m. (2) Judith Discauage; b. Jun 11, 1943.

ii. Judy Ann Rhoads, b. Dec 3, 1947; m. John Joseph Drenning; b. Oct 30, 1949.

iii. Glenn Edward Rhoads, b. Nov 7, 1951; m. Linda Larimer; b. Aug 21, 1951.

iv. Nancy Carol Rhoads, b. May 2, 1953.

v. Duane Richard Rhoads, b. Apr 7, 1956.

 

16. PAUL HERBERT6 LOHR (MILTON GEORGE5, NOAH4, EMANUEL3, JACOB2, GEORGE1) was born Jun 29, 1928 in near Hooversville, Pa.. He married (1) JEAN SHORTT. He married (2) ETHEL TURNEY Jul 17, 1950. She was born Nov 5, 1929 in Ralphton, Pa..

More About PAUL HERBERT LOHR:

Occupation: Farmer, rural mail carrier

Children of PAUL LOHR and ETHEL TURNEY are:

i. David Paul7 Lohr, b. Jul 18, 1952; m. Suzie D. Fike; b. May 22, 1954.

ii. Larry James Lohr, b. Jun 3, 1955.

iii. Janice Marie Lohr, b. Sep 29, 1959; m. Unknown.

iv. Joyce Irene Lohr.

 

17. DONALD LEE6 LOHR (MILTON GEORGE5, NOAH4, EMANUEL3, JACOB2, GEORGE1) was born Aug 20, 1933. He married DAWNA GRIMM.

More About DONALD LEE LOHR:

Residence: Columbia, Pa.

Child of DONALD LOHR and DAWNA GRIMM is:

i. Daniel7 Lohr.

 

18. KENNETH SHAFFER6 LOHR (ELMER ELSWORTH5, NOAH4, EMANUEL3, JACOB2, GEORGE1) was born Sep 4, 1919 in near Hooversville, Pa., and died Apr 7, 1969 in Johnstown, Pa.. He married ALICE HORNER.

More About KENNETH SHAFFER LOHR:

Occupation: Laborer, Johnstown Traction Co.

Child of KENNETH LOHR and ALICE HORNER is:

i. Child (Ken7 Lohr).