Oscar James Mohr
(1854-1893)
Sarah Lili Moll
(1855-1907)
Raymond Yeager Mohr
(1890-1964)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Emma Lavina Knerr

Raymond Yeager Mohr 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 9 May 1890, , Lebanon, PA 1 3 4 9
  • Marriage (1): Emma Lavina Knerr on 29 May 1909 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 1
  • Died: 30 Jul 1964, Easton, Northampton, PA at age 74 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Pennsburg, Montgomery, PA. 10 The 1900 census recorded Sarah Mohr, widow, servant, 44, born Nov 1855, as the sister-in-law of Emma Schwartz, widow, 43, Sep 1856, who was the hotel keeper of the hotel they lived in. With Sarah were her children: Raymond Y. Mohr, 10, May 1890, and Catherrine S., 8, Jan 1892. The census records that Sarah had given birth to 7 children by 1900 and all were alive then. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. He worked as a finisher on 29 May 1909 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 1

3. He resided at 804 Union St., Allentown, Pa. On 29 May 1909 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 1

4. He appeared on the census in 1910 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 11 The 1910 census recorded renting a home at 230 North 12th Street in Allentown: Isabella S. Knerr, widow, 56, living with her children: Carrie S. A., seamstress, 29; daughter Kate I., weaver silk mill, 25; daughter Lizzie E., joiner shoe factory, 21; son-in-law Raymond Y. Mohr, finisher furniture factory, 19; and daughter Emma L Mohr, 23. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Isabella had been married 36 years and given birth to 9 children, 6 alive in 1910. Emma was married for less than a year and had birthed no children by 1910.

5. He worked as a manager, furniture store, Helfrich Bohner, Allentown, Pa. On 5 Jun 1917 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 4

6. He was described as medium height, medium weight, brown eyes, black hair on 5 Jun 1917 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 4

7. He resided at 1623 Chew St., Allentown, Pa. On 5 Jun 1917 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 4

8. He resided at 1623 Chew St., Allentown, PA on 1 Jul 1917 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 12

9. He appeared on the census in 1920 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 13 The 1920 census recorded at 413 Allen Street: Alexander Diehl, machinist, widower, 58, heading a household that included his sister, Isabella Knerr, widower, 66, and her son-in-law's family: Raymond Mohr, clerk in furniture manufacturing comapny, 29, living with his wife and Isabella's daughter Emma, 32; son Thomas, 9; and daughter Louise, 3. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

10. He appeared on the census in 1940 in Easton, Northampton, PA. 14 The 1940 census recorded renting a home at 517 High Street: Raymond Mohr, clerk in furniture department, 49, living with wife Emma, 53; and daughter Mary Ann, stenographer in furniture office, 18. They were born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same place in 1935.

11. He resided at 517 High St., Easton, PA on 5 Jul 1941 in Easton, Northampton, PA. 8

12. He resided at 517 High St., Easton, PA in 1944 in Easton, Northampton, PA. 15

13. He resided at 629 Pierce St., Easton, PA in 1947 in Easton, Northampton, PA. 16


Raymond married Emma Lavina Knerr, daughter of Elias Henry Knerr and Sarah Isabella Diehl, on 29 May 1909 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA.1 (Emma Lavina Knerr was born on 5 Mar 1887 in Weidasville, Lehigh, PA 17.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VF4F-R46 Raymond Yeager Mohr and Emma L. Knerr, 29 May 1909; citing Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, CN20588; FHL microfilm 2080099.

2 1910 United States Census.

3 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JBB3-Z48 Raymond Mohr, Jul 1964; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

4 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6JT-KL4 Raymond Yeager Mohr, 1917-1918.

5 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 10 Mar 2001. Page B-14. Obituary of Thomas W. Mohr.

6 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 31 Aug 2006. Page B-10. Obituary of Mary Ann Hartung.

7 Allentown Democrat (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 29 Jun 1914, page 2. Death of Sarah Isabel Mohr.

8 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 7 Jul 1941, page 7. Obituary of Isabella S. Knerr.

9 1910 United States Census, Enumeration District: 0159 Visit: 0034.

10 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3QG-PWL , Sarah Mohr in household of Emma Schwartz, Upper Hanover Township Pennsburg & East Greenville boroughs, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 4A, family 71, NARA microfilm publication T623.

11 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGZF-1X5 Carrie S A Knerr in household of Isabella S Knerr, Allentown Ward 11, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet , family 34, NARA microfilm publication T624.

12 Allentown Democrat (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 6 Jul 1917, page 2. Baptism of Irene Louise Mohr.

13 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Allentown Ward 10, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1589; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 179; Image: 224.

14 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQCN-DTD , Raymond Mohr, Ward 3, Easton, Easton City, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 48-56, sheet 3A, family 56, NARA digital publication of T627.

15 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1944 Easton City Directory.

16 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1947 Easton City Directory.

17 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Emma L. Mohr. Father E. H. Knerr. Mother Isabelle Diehl.



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