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David Derr

Male 1817 - 1884  (66 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  David Derr was born on 25 May 1817 in Frederick County, Maryland (son of John Derr and Elizabeth Haupt); died on 5 Apr 1884 in Frederick County, Maryland; was buried on 8 Apr 1884 in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Frederick, Maryland.

    Notes:

    As of 23 Nov 2020 there are two Find a Grave pages for him, but they clearly both refer to the same person.

    "Died of Paralysis", Frederick, Maryland News, 7 Apr 1884, p. 4:

    Mr. David Derr, who it will be remembered was paralyzed at the funeral of a friend at Middletown on Wednesday last, died at his residence on the Harpers Ferry road, about one and half miles from town, Saturday evening. Aged 66 years, 11 months. The interment will be made at Mt. Olivet Cemetery tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock. The deceased was an active member in the Evan. Lutheran church, this city, and constituted one of the church council.

    "Consigned to the Tomb", Frederick, Maryland News, 9 Apr 1884, p. 4:

    The funeral of Mr. David Derr, who it will be remembered was paralyzed at the funeral of a friend at Middletown on Wednesday last, died at his residence on the Harper's Ferry road, about one and a-half miles from town, Saturday evening, took place yesterday, the interment being made at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, this city. Revs. Drs. Diehl and Eschbach conducted the services. The funeral was well attended by a large number of residents in that section of the county, the deceased being a man of high standing in that community and generally beloved. He was an elder in the Evan. Lutheran Church of this city and with his family were regular attendants on the church services. The pallbearers were Messrs. Wm. S. Miller, Lewis M. Nixdorff, Wm. D. Bowers, Jacob D. Hane, David Frazier and Geo. H. Riser. C. C. Carty, undertaker.

    David married Sarah Ann Smith on 25 Feb 1841 in Frederick County, Maryland. Sarah (daughter of John J. Smith and Anna Mary Koogle) was born on 3 Jul 1821 in Maryland; died on 7 Mar 1892 in Frederick County, Maryland; was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Frederick, Maryland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Joanna May Derr was born on 29 Aug 1859 in Maryland; died on 11 Dec 1943 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John DerrJohn Derr was born on 26 May 1780 in Maryland (son of Philip Derr and Barbara Koogle); died on 12 Aug 1845 in Middletown, Frederick, Maryland; was buried in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 20 May 1780, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland

    John married Elizabeth Haupt on 1 Oct 1815 in Frederick County, Maryland. Elizabeth (daughter of Johann Nicholas Haupt and Anna Margaretha Ulrich) was born on 22 Oct 1795 in Maryland; died on 30 Mar 1846 in Middletown, Frederick, Maryland; was buried in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth HauptElizabeth Haupt was born on 22 Oct 1795 in Maryland (daughter of Johann Nicholas Haupt and Anna Margaretha Ulrich); died on 30 Mar 1846 in Middletown, Frederick, Maryland; was buried in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 26 Jan 1784, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland
    • Alternate birth: 22 Oct 1792, Maryland

    Children:
    1. 1. David Derr was born on 25 May 1817 in Frederick County, Maryland; died on 5 Apr 1884 in Frederick County, Maryland; was buried on 8 Apr 1884 in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Frederick, Maryland.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  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]


  2. 5.  Barbara KoogleBarbara Koogle was born on 29 Aug 1755 in Frederick, Frederick, Maryland (daughter of (Unknown) Koogle); died on 8 Oct 1815 in Middletown, Frederick, Maryland; was buried in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland.

    Notes:

    Like her grandson David Derr, as of 23 Nov 2020 she has two Find a Grave pages, both depicting the same headstone.

    Children:
    1. 2. 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.

  3. 6.  Johann Nicholas Haupt was born in 1762; died on 29 Mar 1833 in Frederick County, Maryland; was buried in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland.

    Johann married Anna Margaretha Ulrich in 1784. Anna was born in 1763; died on 5 Jun 1837 in Frederick County, Maryland; was buried in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Anna Margaretha Ulrich was born in 1763; died on 5 Jun 1837 in Frederick County, Maryland; was buried in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland.
    Children:
    1. 3. Elizabeth Haupt was born on 22 Oct 1795 in Maryland; died on 30 Mar 1846 in Middletown, Frederick, Maryland; was buried in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  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. 4. 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.

  2. 10.  (Unknown) Koogle

    Notes:

    By family tradition the Koogles were of German descent. It is proven that Barbara and Christian Koogle were siblings.

    Children:
    1. Christian Koogle was born in in Maryland; died between 27 Feb 1829 and 4 May 1829 in Frederick County, Maryland.
    2. 5. Barbara 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.