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John C Doerr (changed name to Darr)
Posted by: Tony Darr Date: December 16, 2001 at 23:59:53
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Descendants of JOHN C. DOERR, 1797 - 1877, of PHILADELPHIA
                                                                                    
       1        JOHN C. DOERR       b: March 17, 1797 in Wurtemburg, GER       d: April 6, 1877 in Philadelphia, PA.              1st listed in PA Directory 1830,        : Buried: St Peter's Lutheran, Lafayette, PA,        : Son Francis wounded at Gettysburg in Civil War.       Occupation: Bakery Owner,
..              +JOHANNA ECKHARDT       b: October 17, 1797 in Germany       d: December 28, 1857 in Philadelphia, PA              Buried: St Peter's Lutheran, Lafayette, PA                                          
........       2        CHARLES WILLIAM DARR       b: ABT 1831 in Philadelphia, PA       d: Bef 1872 in Washington, DC?              "Ne'er do well?",       Though a prime candidate for Civil War Draft, no record found.        : Absent from D.C. directory in 1860/61.        : Buried: Glenwood Cem in D.C.?              Occupation: Stone Cutter       
............              +MARY ELLEN HICKEY       b: ABT 1833 in Philadelphia, PA       d: Aft 1884 in Washington, DC?       m: ABT 1850 in Philadelphia, PA                                          Occupation: Dress Maker       
...................       3        MARY DARR       b: 1854 in Washington, DC                                                               
.......................              +SOMEBODY EVANS                                                                      
...................       3        ELIZABETH DARR       b: 1855 in Washington, DC                                                               
...................       3        ELLEN A. "NELLI" DARR       b: 1857 in Washington, DC                     Last known living in NY                                   Occupation: Bureau of Engraving in D.C. in 1881       
.......................              +WILLIAM H. CARSON                                                                      
...................       3        JOHN F. DARR       b: 1859 in Washington, DC       d: August 1889 in Washington, D.C.              Buried at Glenwood Cemetary, Washington, D.C.                                   Occupation: Florist, Gardener       
...................       3        CHARLES WILLIAM DARR       b: August 3, 1861 in Washington, DC       d: January 3, 1932 in Washington, DC,              Civic and Catholic leader.       Georgetown Law School 1894        : Beautiful home at 3512 Rittenhouse in D.C. remains.        : Invited to Buckingham Palace on 7/24/1924        : Buried: St Mary's, Laurel, MD       Occupation: Lawyer, President of D.C. Chamber Of Comm.       Cause of death: Heart Failure
.......................              +MARY ELIZABETH "NANNAN" SEFTON       b: October 16, 1864 in Washington, DC       d: February 9, 1941 in Long Island, NY       m: June 16, 1886 in Washington, DC       Dedicated to Blessed Virgin Mary. Mourned the death of daughter Frances.       Wore light blue and white in honor of Virgin Mary,        : until five years later when daughter Mary Frances was born        : on the same birth date as Frances May.        : Buried: St Mary's, Laurel, MD.              Cause of death: Cancer

3        ARTHUR H. DARR       b: April 1868 in Washington, DC/Maryland       d: April 18, 1913 in Washington, DC              Buried alone at Glenwood Cem, D.C., grave paid for by brother Charles W. Darr.       Lived with brother David in 1910 with son John F. Wife Hattie was not listed.        : Obit in 1913 read "Beloved husband of Hattie..."                     Occupation: Bricklayer       
.......................              +HATTIE WALKER       b: ABT July 1874 in Maryland                                                               
.............................       4        ADELAID DARR       b: September 1894                                                               
.............................       4        JOHN F. DARR       b: ABT 1902                                                               
...................       3        DAVID K. DARR       b: April 1870 in Washington, DC       d: October 2, 1933 in Washington, DC              Buried: Olivet Cemetary in D.C.                                   Occupation: Early: Bricklayer. D.C. Terminal RR 1930       Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorage
.......................              +MARGARET LAPELL       b: January 1875 in Washington, DC                                                               
.............................       4        EDNA DARR       b: March 1896 in Washington, DC                                                        Occupation: Phone Operator in 1920       
.............................       4        DAVID K. DARR       b: January 1898 in Washington, DC                                                        Occupation: Junior Train Directory in 1930       
.............................       4        MILDRED DARR       b: 1906 in Washington, DC                                                        Occupation: Phone Operator in 1925       
.............................       4        LYDIA DARR       b: 1909 in Washington, DC                                                               
........       2        JOHN DARR       b: 1835 in Philadelphia, PA                                                        Occupation: Stone Cutter       
........       2        ISABELLA "LOUISA" DARR       b: January 1840 in Philadelphia, PA       d: Aft 1899              Lived w/ father in 1870, husband died?                                          
............              +WILLIAM STEPHENS       b: in Pennsylvania                                                               
........       2        FRANCIS J."FRANK" DOERR       b: December 1, 1841 in Philadelphia,PA       d: November 30, 1907 in Philadelphia,PA              Wounded in left leg at 2nd day at Gettysburg.       Phil Volunteers, Company "K", 68th Regiment.        : Civil War Record established our "Doerr" heritage.        : Promoted from Private to Sargent during Civil War.        : Buried: W.Laurel Hill, Philadelphia.       Occupation: Wood Carver, Theatrical Usher in 1900.       Cause of death: Stroke
............              +MATTIE BEATTY       b: October 22, 1844 in Philadelphia,PA       d: Aft 1927       m: August 5, 1869 in Frankford Presbyterian Church, Philadelpha                                                 
...................       3        FRANCIS J."FRANK" DOERR,JR       b: December 17, 1870 in Philadelphia,PA?                                                        Occupation: "Journeyman Plumber" in 1900       
...................       3        EDWIN G. DOERR       b: June 5, 1873 in Philadelphia, PA                                                               
.......................              +ELIZABETH L. MURPHY       b: December 12, 1876 in Philadelphia, PA              m: April 9, 1902 in Philadelphia, PA                                                 
...................       3        FLORENCE M. DOERR       b: April 2, 1875 in Philadelphia, PA       d: November 14, 1963                                                 Occupation: Stenographer in 1920       
........       2        CAROLINE DARR       b: 1843                     Died by 1861?                                          
........       2        JACOB C. DARR       b: ABT 1847 in Philadelphia, PA       d: Aft 1867                                                 Occupation


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