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David Derr

Male 1817 - 1884  (66 years)


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  • Name David Derr 
    Born 25 May 1817  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Apr 1884  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6
    Buried 8 Apr 1884  Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7, 8, 9
    Person ID I31259  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of ASF
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2020 

    Father John Derr,   b. 26 May 1780, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1845, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Haupt,   b. 22 Oct 1795, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1846, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1815  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10, 11, 12
    Family ID F18557  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ann Smith,   b. 3 Jul 1821, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1892, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1841  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 13
    Children 
    +1. Joanna May Derr,   b. 29 Aug 1859, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1943, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F18554  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2231] 1870 United States Federal census, on ancestry.com., year and state only.

    2. [S5023] Find a Grave page for David Derr., date only.

    3. [S2229] 1860 United States Federal census, on ancestry.com., year and state only.

    4. [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.

    5. [S5025] "Died of Paralysis." Frederick, Maryland News, 7 Apr 1884, p. 4.

    6. [S5026] Find a Grave page for David Derr., date only.

    7. [S5023] Find a Grave page for David Derr., place only.

    8. [S5026] Find a Grave page for David Derr., place only.

    9. [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., place only.

    10. [S1746] Maryland, Compiled Marriages, 1655-1850, compiled by Jordan Dodd, on ancestry.com., says 30 Sep 1815.

    11. [S5027] Find a Grave page for John Derr., year only.

    12. [S5028] Find a Grave page for Elizabeth Haupt Derr., year only.

    13. [S1746] Maryland, Compiled Marriages, 1655-1850, compiled by Jordan Dodd, on ancestry.com., says 19 Feb 1841.