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HERR, REV. HANS Sept. 17, 1639-Oct.11, 1725

b. Switzerland inter. Willow St. Mennonite

(Memorial)

Settled: Near Lampeter- later lived in Willow Street - Lancaster Co., PA Lancaster Co., PA

Warrent issued Oct. 23, 1710

Surveyed Oct. 23, 1710

Son of Hans Herr b. 1608

Married: (1660) Elizabeth Kendig Sept. 17, 1639- June 9, 1730 or 1644-1730

b. inter.

Dau. of John Kendig & Jane Mylin

Children:

1. Abraham Herr 1660-1725 or 1660-May 18, 1735

m. Anna Bar

m. (2) Feronica Musselman

2. Rev. Christian Herr 1680 -1749 Settled in Willow Street - Lancaster Co., PA

m. (1704) Anna

3. John Herr 1672/7- Sept. 12, 1756 Settled in Lampeter - Lancaster Co., PA

m. Frances

4. Emanuel Herr 1689-1745 Settled in Wheatland Mills - Lancaster Co., PA

m. (1729) Maudlin Brackbill

Dau. of Benedict Brackbill

5. Isaac Herr -1747 Settled in Martic Twp. now Providence Twp.

m. Lancaster Co., PA

6. Maria -Dec. 1, 1725

m.

Information from Genealogical Record of Rev. Han Herr and his lineal descendants with revisions and corrections, 1994

E. Eileen Johns 1996

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HERR, ABRAHAM 1660-1725 or May 18, 1735

b, Europe inter.

Settled: Lancaster Twp. Lancaster Co., PA Nov. 3, 1717

Son of Rev. Hans Herr & Elizabeth Kendig

Married: Anna Bar

b. inter.

Dau. of

Children:

1. Abraham Herr June 25, 1700 - Sept. 5, 1785

m. Anna Miller

Settled Manor Twp. - Lancaster Co., PA

2. Rudolph Herr 1701-1775

m. Barbara Brubaker

m. (2) by Feb. 20, 1761 Anna

m. (3) by July 1, 1770 Magdalina

3. Christian Herr 1720 - before 1763

m. Barbara

Owned land in Lancaster & Manor Twp's. Lancaster Co., PA

4. John Herr -by 1775

m. Barbara

Settled in Rapho Twp. - Lancaster Co., PA

5. Barbara Herr 1702 - 1742

m. Henry Miller -by 1728

m. (2) David Martin -by 1784 inter. Weber Martin cemetary

Son of Christian Martin

6. Elizabeth Herr -1735

m. Jacob Bartzell

Married: (2) Feronica Musselman

b. inter.

Sister of Peter Musselman

Children:

7. David Herr - Jan. 11, 1772

m. Barbara Hershey

Dau. of Christian Hershey & Esther

Settled in Manor Twp. - Lancaster Co., PA

8. Samuel Herr Mar. 1722 - May 1787 inter. Herr cemetary near Blue m. Anna Hershey Rock Rd., Manor Twp.

Dau. of Christian Hershey & Esther Lancaster Co., PA

Information from Genealogical Record of Rev. Hans Herr and his lineal descendants with revisions and corrections, 1994.

E. Eileen Johns 1996

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HERR, CHRISTIAN 1720-before 1763

b. Lancaster Twp. - Lancaster Co., PA inter.

owned land in Lancaster & Manor Twps. - Lancaster Co., PA

Son of Abraham Herr & Anna Bar

Married : Barbara

b. inter.

Dau. of

Children:

1. Christian Herr Manor Twp. - Lancaster Co., PA -1811

m. Frances

m. (2) Christina Eyerman

2. Abraham Herr Donegal Twp. - Lancaster Co. , PA

3. David Herr Hawksville, PA 1740-1834

m. Christina Martin

4. Daniel Herr Lancaster Co., PA

5. Emanuel Herr Lancaster Co., PA 1745-

m.

m. (2)

m. (3)

6. Barbara Herr Bart Twp. - Lancaster Co., PA

m. Abraham Beam

7. Maria Herr Lebanon Co.,PA

m. John Baughman

Information from Genealogical Record of Rev. Hans Herr & his lineal descendants with revisions and corrections, 1994.

Areas mentioned are last residences.

E. Eileen Johns 1996

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HERR, EMANUEL 1745- Oct. 1828

 

b. Lancaster Co., PA inter:

Son of Christian Herr 1720 - before 1763 & Barbara

Married: (1)

(2)

(3)

Children:

1. Emanuel Herr - Millersville, PA July 13, 1774 - Sept. 15, 1840

m. Mary Rohrer - July 8, 1786 - Jan. 21, 1842

Dau. of Henry Rohrer & Mary Musselman - Conestoga Twp. Lancaster Co., PA

2. Christian Herr- Lancaster , PA Feb.2,1779 - June 6, 1824

m. ( Jan 28, 1801) Catherine Kauffman June 29, 1782 - Nov. 6, 1845

Dau.of John Kauffman & Catherine Witmer

Information from Genealogical Record of Rev. Hans Herr & his lineal descendants with revisions and corrections, 1994

Areas mentioned are last residences

E. Eileen Johns 1996

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HERR, EMANUEL July 13, 1774- Sept. 15, 1840

b. Lancaster Co., PA inter: Millersville Menno.

Lancaster Co., PA

Son of Emanuel Herr 1745 - Oct. 1828 &

Married: Mary Musselman Rohrer July 8, 1786 - Jan. 21, 1842

b. inter: Millersville Menno.

Dau. of Henry Rohrer & Mary Musselman Lancaster Co., PA

 

Children:

1. Christian Rohrer Herr - New Danville- Lancaster Co., PA Oct. 21, 1804 - Sept. 19, 1879

m. (Sept. 28, 1828) Eliza Balmer Mar.4, 1809- Apr. 24, 1845 ( 8 children)

Dau. of Daniel Balmer & Anna Bachman

m. (2) (Aug. 20, 1846) Elizabeth Barr Oct. 10, 1825 - Aug. 13, 1888

Dau. of Emanuel Barr & Catherine Rohrer

2. Emanuel Rohrer Herr - Millersville - Lancaster Co.,PA Nov. 4, 1806 - July 5, 1881

m. (May 1839) Mary Musselman Dec. 15, 1819 - July 3, 1891 ( 7 children

Dau. of John Musselman & Mary Reiff inter: Millersville Mennonite

3. Mary Rohrer Herr - Millersville - Lancaster Co.,PA Oct. 7, 1812 - Apr. 8, 1888

m. Jacob K. Shenk Oct. 1803 - Jan. 3, 1879

Son of Christian Shenk & Elizabeth Graybill

4. Henry Rohrer Herr- Landisville, East Hempfield Twp.,Lanc. PA Sept. 3, 1815 - Apr. 9, 1863

m. (Oct. 29, 1944) Elizabeth Miller Breneman Jan. 25, 1822 - Sept. 13, 1913 (6 children)

Dau. of Jacob Breneman & Elizabeth Miller

Information from: Genealogical Record of Rev. Hans Herr & his lineal descendants with revisions and corrections, 1994.

Biographical Annals of Lancaster Co. 1907 p. 985.

Breneman- Herr family Bible at Amos Herr House Foundation & Historical Society.

Mary Reiff information from German Bible owned by Paul W. Dovin (1973) on file at Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society.

Areas mentioned are last residences.

E. Eileen Johns 1996

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HERR, HENRY ROHRER Sept. 3, 1815- Apr.9, 1863

b. Manor Twp. , Lancaster Co. PA inter: Landisville Mennonite 3/8

Settled: Landisville 1844 Lancaster Co., PA

Built new house 1852 Killed on railroad

Son of Emanuel Herr 1774 -1840 & Mary Rohrer 1786-1842

Married: (Oct. 29, 1844) Elizabeth Miller Breneman Jan. 25, 1822 - Sept. 13, 1913

b. Manor Twp., Lancaster Co.,PA inter: Landisville Mennonite 3/8a

Dau. of Jacob Breneman 1792-1845 & Elizabeth Miller 1793 -1873

inter: Millersville Mennonite - Lancaster Co., PA

Children: All born on homestead- Landisville , East Hempfield Twp. , Lancaster Co., PA

1. Emanuel B. Herr - Glen Roy , Chester Co., PA June 1, 1845 - Mar.17, 1898

Civil War veteran in PA regiment.

m. Emma L. Phillips

2. Jacob B. Herr - Fulton Twp. Lancaster Co., PA Aug. 2, 1847-1917

m. Elizabeth Herr of Creswell ( no children)

inter: Mechanics Grove Mennonite - Lancaster Co., P

3. Magdalena B. Herr - Landisville , Lancaster Co., PA May 1, 1851- Oct. 28 1915

inter: Landisville Mennonite 30/1a

m. John R. Stauffer Oct. 25, 1848 - Apr. 16, 1934 (no children)

inter: Landisville Mennonite 30/1

4. Henry B. Herr- East Drumore Twp., Lancaster Co., PA Aug.27, 1853 - Oct.23, 1932

( Moon Farm )

m. Levina Graybill ( survived by 2 children)

inter: Mechanics Grove Mennonite - Lancaster Co., PA

5. Benjamin B. Herr - East Drumore Twp. ,Lancaster Co., PA Oct. 26, 1855 - May 5, 1934

( Morgan Farm )

m. Elizabeth Witwer Apr. 16, 1862 - Aug. 1943 ( 8 children)

inter: Mechanics Grove Mennonite - Lancaster Co., PA

6. Amos B. Herr - Landisville, Lancaster Co., PA June 3, 1859 - Feb. 18, 1926

inter: Landisville Mennonite 3/7

m. Emma Susan Rohrer Mar. 29, 1867- Apr.20, 1956 ( 1 child )

inter: Landisville Mennonite 3/5

Information from:

Genealogical Record of Rev. Hans Herr & his lineal descendants with revisions and corrections, 1994.

Breneman- Herr family Bible at Amos Herr House Foundation and Historical Society.

Breneman Genealogy at Lancaster Library. p. 307-314

"Landisville Mennonite Cemetery" ( 3/0 = position) - Joseph A. & Susan L. Gascho - 1994 .

Areas mentioned are last residences.

E. Eileen Johns 1996

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HERR, AMOS BRENEMAN June 3, 1859 - Feb. 18, 1926

b. East Hempfield Twp. , Landisvile, PA on homestead inter: Landisville Mennonite

3/7 Lancaster Co., PA

Son of Henry Rohrer Herr Sept. 3, 1815 - Apr. 9, 1863

& Elizabeth Breneman Jan. 25, 1822 - Sept. 13, 1913

Married : ( June 4, 1902) Emma Susan Rohrer Mar. 29, 1867 - Apr. 20, 1956

b. Sporting Hill, Rapho Twp. ,Lancaster Co. PA

inter: Landisville Mennonite

3/5 Lancaster Co., PA

Dau. of Christian Kauffman Rohrer 1832 - 1889

& Mary Miller Greider 1840 - 1923

Children :

1. Amos Rohrer Herr Feb. 8 1907 - Nov. 4, 1987

b. Homestead - Landisville , PA

inter: Landisville Mennonite 3/3a Lancaster Co., PA

married : Ethel Hollenbush Stauffer Aug. 29, 1906 - Nov. 24, 1974

Information from:

Historical Library at Amos Herr House Foundation and Historical Society Landisville, PA

" Landisville Mennonite Cemetery" by Joseph A. & Susan L. Gascho ( 3/0= position)

E Eileen Johns 1996

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HERR, AMOS ROHRER Feb. 8, 1907 - Nov. 4, 1987

b. On homestead - Landisville, East Hempfield Twp. Lancaster Co. PA

inter: Landisville Mennonite3/3a

Son of Amos Breneman Herr June 3,1859 - Feb.18,1926

& Emma Susan Rohrer Mar.29,1867 - Apr.20,1956

 

Married: (Nov.26,1942) Ethel May Stauffer Aug.29,1906 - Nov.24,1974

b. Landisville, Lancaster Co. PA inter: Landisville

Mennonite 3/3

Dau of Howard Bossler Stauffer Aug.29,1868 - July 10,1946

& Mary Hollenbaugh Apr.7,1883 - Jan.17,1969

Children: no issue

Information from:

Amos Herr House Foundation and Historical Society- Archives

Landisville Mennonite Cemetery Records (3/0) = position by Joseph A. & Susan Gascho - 1994

E. Eileen Johns 1996

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ROHRER, HARRY GREIDER June 17, 1873 - April 7, 1943

b. Sporting Hill, Rapho Twp. Lancaster Co. PA inter: Erisman Mennonite.

Rapho Twp. Lanc. Co. PA

Son of Christian Kauffman Rohrer Nov. 24, 1932 - Nov. 24 1889

Mary Miller Greider Dec. 31, 1840 - July 19, 1923 Marriage date Mar 22, 1866

m. (2) John S. Nissley - 1914 Marriage date Mar 29, 1900

inter: Erisman Mennonite, Rapho Twp. Lancaster Co. PA

Brother of Emma Susan Rohrer Herr Mar 29, 1867 - Apr 20, 1956

Married: (Sept. 26, 1899) Esther Charles Feb 8, 1876 - Jan 7, 1943

inter: Erisman Mennonite, Rapho Twp. Lancaster Co. PA

Children:

(1) Mary Rohrer Jan 6, 1900 - Dec. 15, 1985

m. Roy Gummo

children:

(2) Anne Rohrer Oct. 28, 1901 - June 20, 1899

m. Richard Zook

children:

m. (2) Clayton Kann

children:

(3) Ruth Rohrer Jan. 14, 1904 - Sept. 23, 1994

m. Irvin Moore

children:

(4) Esther Rohrer Jan 5, 1906 - July 4, 1996

m. Amos Mentzer

children:

(5) Harry Rohrer May 4, 1908 - Dec. 6, 1991

m. Lila Leaman

(6) Helen Rohrer Mar. 8, 1911 -

m. Donald Hoffecker

children: 1

(7) Emerson Rohrer Sept 13, 1913 -

m. Arlene Leaman

children:

(8) Catharine Rohrer Jan. 7 , 1916 -

m. Robert Brubaker

Children: 4

Information from Catharine Rohrer Brubaker and Helen Rohrer Hoffecker

upon a visit to the Herr House June 3, 2002

Eileen Bender Johns June 2002

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HERR, ELIZABETH BRENEMAN Jan. 25, 1822 - Sept. 13, 1913

b. Manor Twp. , Lancaster Co. PA inter: Landisville Mennonite 3/8a

Settled: Landisville 1844 Lancaster Co. PA

Built new house 1852

Dau. of Jacob Breneman Sept. 19, 1792 - Nov. 21, 1845

& Elizabeth Miller May 29 1793 - Sept. 29, 1873

Marriage date - May 13, 1817

inter: Millersville Mennonite

Operated the Breneman Tavern on Blue Rock Road near Central Manor, Lanc. Co. PA,

which had been in the hands of his father & grandfather before him .

Married: (Oct. 29, 1844) Henry Rohrer Herr Sept. 3, 1815 - Apr. 9, 1863

Brothers & Sisters of Elizabeth Breneman Herr

(1) John M. Breneman 1818-

m. ( 1 son )

inter: Western USA

(2) Anna (Nancy) M. Breneman June 14, 1820 - Mar. 16, 1901

m. (Mar. 21, 1839) Abraham Bausman Dec. 26, 1810 - Dec. 29, 1891

inter: ( 11 children)

(3) Elizabeth (Subject of this History)

(4) Maria M. Breneman Feb 11, 1825 - Dec. 19, 1837

inter: Millersville Mennonite

(5) Jacob M. Breneman Aug. 26, 1826 - Nov. 14, 1904

m. Caroline Stoner Herr 1824-

inter: Millersville Mennonite ( 1 son )

Operated Old Breneman Hotel Lived in East Hempfield Twp. Lanc. Co. PA

(6) Kate M. Breneman 1830 -

m. Isaac Walter Groff of Millersville ( 8 children )

(7) Abraham M. Breneman Feb. 7, 1830 - Apr. 27, 1902

m. (Mar. 15, 1860 ) Hannah Trump Nov. 15, 1840 - Jan 2, 1906

inter: Coldwater, Michigan ( 3 sons )

(8) Leah M. Breneman Apr. 2, 1831 - Apr. 12, 1831

inter: Millersville Mennonite

(9) Henry M. Breneman Mar. 10, 1832 - Apr. 1, 1879

m. ( Dec. 25, 1862 ) Anna M. Greider Aug. 20, 1838 - Feb. 12, 1920

dau. of Christian Greider 1799-1889 & Susan Miller 1807-1864

inter: Landisville Mennonite 3/4 & 3/4a ( 7children )

(10) Barbara M. Breneman

m. Henry Bausman

inter: Lancaster Cemetary ( 8 children )

(11) Sarah M. Breneman

m. Isaac Bomberger of Lititz , Lancaster Co. ,PA

NOTE: Sisters Barbara & Anna (Nancy) Breneman married brothers Abraham & Henry Bausman.

Information from:

Breneman - Herr Family Bible at Amos Herr House Foundation & Historical Society ,Landisville, PA

Breneman Genealogy at Lancaster Library p. 307-314

Landisville Mennonite Cemetery Records (3/0= position) by Joseph A. & Susan Gascho- 1994

E. Eileen Johns 1996

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HERR, EMMA SUSAN ROHRER Mar. 29, 1867- Apr. 20 1956

b. Sporting Hill , Rapho Twp. Lancaster Co., PA inter: Landisville Mennonite 3/5

Lancaster Co.,PA

Dau. of Christian Kauffman Rohrer Nov. 24, 1832 - Nov. 24, 1889

& Mary Miller Greider Dec. 31, 1840 - July 19, 1923 Marriage date: Mar. 22, 1866

m.(2) John S. Nissley -1914 Marriage date: Mar. 29, 1900

inter: Erisman Mennonite - Rapho Twp. Lancaster Co.,PA

Grand - dau. (Paternal) of John Rohrer Jan. 22 ,1802 - June 18, 1874

& Susanna Kauffman June 12, 1803 - Nov. 23, 1887

inter: Erisman Mennonite - Rapho Twp. Lancaster Co. PA

Grand - dau. (Maternal) of Christian Hertzler Greider Nov. 8, 1799 - Nov. 27, 1889

& Susan Kauffman Miller Apr. 7, 1805 - June 23, 1863

inter:

Married: ( June 4, 1902) Amos Breneman Herr June 3, 1859 - Feb. 18, 1926

Children: Amos Rohrer Herr Feb. 8, 1907 - Nov. 4, 1987

Brothers & Sisters of Emma Susan Greider Rohrer

(1) Emma Susan Greider Rohrer ( subject of this history)

(2) Minnie Augusta Greider Rohrer New York City, NY Nov. 29, 1868 - May 11, 1949

m. (Oct. 29, 1895) Dr. Harry K. Miller, Veterinarian Oct. 13, 1864 - April 9, 1957

inter: New York City, NY ( 3 children)

(3) Ellen Greider Rohrer Dec.11, 1870 - Nov.21, 1872

inter: Erisman Mennonite - Rapho Twp. Lancaster Co., PA

(4) Harry Greider Rohrer Homestead , Sporting Hill June 17, 1873 - Apr. 7, 1943

m. ( Sept. 26, 1899) Esther Charles Feb. 8, 1876 - Jan 7, 1943

inter: Erisman Mennonite - Rapho Twp. Lancaster Co.,PA ( 8 children)

(5) Emerson Greider Rohrer Dec. 19, 1874 - Mar. 30, 1951

no issue: School Teacher at Lincoln School - Rapho Twp. Lancaster Co.,PA inter: Erisman Mennonite - Rapho Twp. Lancaster Co., PA

(6) Mary Blanche Greider Rohrer Feb. 19, 1877 - Oct. 25, 1900 died of Tetnus

m. (Nov.25, 1897) Tillman E. Garber ( School Teacher) Mar. 8, 1876 - Apr. 16, 1952

inter: ( 1 daughter Laura)

(7) Christian Greider Rohrer, Veterinarian May 30, 1880 - Sept. 15, 1946

m. (Feb. 21, 1907) Mable Detweiler Jan. 13, 1881 - July 29, 1956

inter: Eberly Cemetery , Mount Joy Boro. Lancaster Co., PA

no issue:

Information from :

Emma Rohrer Herr diary's (1915-1955)at Amos Herr House Foundation and Historical Society.

Rohrer Families by Wickliff B. Neal Jr. 1991.

Kauffman Genealogy p. 492.

Biographical Annals (1907) p. 679.

History of the Rohrer Family A Period of 200 years and 9 Generations by John G. Rohrer Mar. 1932, Photocopy located at Amos Herr House Foundation and Historical Society.

Landisville Mennonite Cemetery Records (3/0 = position) by Joseph A. & Susan Gascho- 1994. Areas mentioned are last residence E. Eileen Johns

1996 revised 2001

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HERR, ETHEL MAE STAUFFER Aug. 29, 1906 - Nov. 24, 1974

b. Landisville, Lancaster Co. PA inter: Landisville Mennonite

3/3 Lancaster Co, PA

Dau. of Howard Bossler Stauffer Aug. 29,1868 - July 10,1946

& Mary Diana Hollenbaugh Apr. 7,1883 - Jan. 17,1969

inter: Landisville Mennonite 35/5 & 35/5a

Grand-dau. (paternal) of Aaron Diffenderfer Stauffer

& Elizabeth Bossler

inter: Maytown Union, Maytown, Lancaster Co. PA

Grand-dau. (maternal) of David Hollenbaugh -1917

&Kathryn Kochenderfer - 1918

inter:

Married: (Nov.26,1942) Amos Rohrer Herr Feb.8,1907- Nov.4,1987

Children: no issue

Brother's & Sister's of Ethel Mae Stauffer

(1) Edward H. Stauffer Mar.14,1905 - Sept.16,1987 2 children

m: (Jan.1,1926) Alta Marie Herr 1903- 1995

inter: Salunga Church of the Brethern, Holland St. Lancaster Co. PA

(2) Ethel Mae Stauffer (subject of this history)

(3) Mildred K. Stauffer Apr. 24,1908 - Sept.5,1962

m: ( ) Harry Cope 1908-1939

inter: Landisville New Mennonite, 3300 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster Co. PA

(4) Edith S. Stauffer Aug.18,1910 - Mar.2,1982 2 children

m: (June 3,1933) Harvey Starr of Rohrerstown 1908-1974

inter: Landisville Mennonite 43/20 & 43/20a

(5) John H. Stauffer June18,1913-Oct.29,1917

Killed by car while trying to catch his dog

inter: Landisville Mennonite 35/6

(6) Mary Elizabeth Stauffer Oct. 2,1921- 2 daughters

m: (Sept 20,1947) Harry Ross McCommon Feb.9,1918-Jan.14,1991

inter : Maytown Union, Maytown, Lancaster Co. PA

Information from:

Amos Herr House Foundation & Historical Society - Archives

Landisville Mennonite Cemetery Records (3/0= position) by Joseph A. & Susan Gascho-1994

E. Eileen Johns 1996

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