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William Samuel Toms Derr

Male 1875 - 1919  (43 years)


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  • Name William Samuel Toms Derr  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 11 Nov 1875  Myersville, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Abt 1876  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11
    Died 1 Sep 1919  Oregon City, Clackamas, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 12
    Buried Old Vancouver City Cemetery, Vancouver, Clark, Washtington Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 13
    Person ID I31232  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of ASF
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2020 

    Father Cornelius Edward Derr,   b. 7 Dec 1845, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1916, Lewistown, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Mary Eve Metzger,   b. 12 Mar 1852, Myersville, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1905, Creagerstown, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1874  Myersville, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 14
    Family ID F18544  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edith May Smith,   b. 5 Jan 1887, Graceham, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1981, Oceanside, San Diego, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 11 Oct 1904  St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Clark County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 15
    Children 
    +1. Wanda Smith Theresa Derr,   b. 16 Aug 1914, Vancouver, Clark, Washtington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 2004, Alpine, Brewster, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F18540  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "William S. T. Derr lived at New York, NY (1898- to 1901); at Vancouver, WA (1901 to 1919). In New York, he was employed at Hammacher Schlemmer & Co. At Vancouver, WA, he had a bakery business; he was a partner in operating Great Western Tea Co.; elected County Clerk, Clark Co., WA, 1910; admitted to the bar in 1914; elected Justice of the Peace, 1914. He was instrumental in organizing St. Paul's Lutheran Congregation at Vancouver, Washington." [Roy H. Wampler, citation details below]

      William Samuel Derr and his wife Edith May Smith were double third cousins through their shared Derr ancestry, triple fourth cousins through their Koogle forbears, and fourth cousins via their Smith ancestors.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4990] Washington Births, 1907-1919, on ancestry.com.

    2. [S4998] Washington, U.S., Marriage Records, 1854-2013, on ancestry.com.

    3. [S5003] "Mrs. Derr." Westminster, Maryland Daily Advocate, 2 Dec 1905, p. 3.

    4. [S5004] "Mrs. Mary E. Derr." Baltimore Sun, 28 Nov 1905, p. 10.

    5. [S5005] "Derr." Westminster, Maryland Democratic Advocate, 12 Jan 1917, p. 2.

    6. [S4999] Find a Grave page for William Samuel Toms [sic] Derr., date only.

    7. [S5077] The Derr Family 1750-1986, with Allied Families of Baker, Flook, Hoover, Koogle, Long, Metzger, Smith, Templing, Toms, Yaste, and Youtsey by Roy H. Wampler. Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1987.

    8. [S6] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, on ancestry.com., date only.

    9. [S2244] 1880 United States Federal census, on ancestry.com.

    10. [S4998] Washington, U.S., Marriage Records, 1854-2013, on ancestry.com., year only.

    11. [S4021] 1910 United States Federal census, on ancestry.com.

    12. [S5006] Oregon, U.S., Death Index, 1898-2008, on ancestry.com., date and county only.

    13. [S4999] Find a Grave page for William Samuel Toms [sic] Derr.

    14. [S2232] 1900 United States Federal census, on ancestry.com., year only.

    15. [S5077] The Derr Family 1750-1986, with Allied Families of Baker, Flook, Hoover, Koogle, Long, Metzger, Smith, Templing, Toms, Yaste, and Youtsey by Roy H. Wampler. Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1987., date and city only.