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Philip Derr

Philip Derr

Male 1750 - 1821  (70 years)

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  1. 1.  Philip DerrPhilip Derr was born on 25 Feb 1750 in Frederick, Frederick, Maryland (son of John Derr); died on 3 Feb 1821 in Middletown, Frederick, Maryland; was buried in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1756

    Notes:

    Or Darr, as the surname is spelled on his headstone and that of his wife.

    Like his grandson David Derr, as of 23 Nov 2020 he has two Find a Grave pages, both depicting the same headstone. He fought in the Revolution as a private from Maryland.

    Philip married Barbara Koogle on 11 Feb 1777. Barbara (daughter of (Unknown) Koogle) was born on 29 Aug 1755 in Frederick, Frederick, Maryland; died on 8 Oct 1815 in Middletown, Frederick, Maryland; was buried in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. John Derr was born on 26 May 1780 in Maryland; died on 12 Aug 1845 in Middletown, Frederick, Maryland; was buried in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland.
    2. Jacob Derr was born on 16 Dec 1782 in Maryland; died on 31 May 1848 in Middletown, Frederick, Maryland; was buried in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland.
    3. Susanna Derr was born on 25 Dec 1787 in Maryland; died on 19 Feb 1855; was buried in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Derr died between 20 May 1784 and 30 Apr 1785 in Frederick County, Maryland.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 1785, Frederick County, Maryland

    Notes:

    Or Darr.

    Roy H. Wampler (citation details below) notes that according to family tradition, the Derrs lived in Pennsylvania before settling in Maryland, and says that there is "a considerable body of evidence indicating that the father of Philip Derr was very likely a John Derr who died in Washington County, Maryland in 1785." This John Derr purchased several lots in Sharpsburg, Washington County on 15 Mar 1779, and one of the associated deeds calls him "John Darr of Lancaster County in the State of Pennsylvania." Furthermore, among the six children mentioned in this John Derr's will is a son named Philip, who he appointed one of his executors.

    Children:
    1. 1. Philip Derr was born on 25 Feb 1750 in Frederick, Frederick, Maryland; died on 3 Feb 1821 in Middletown, Frederick, Maryland; was buried in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland.