Lehr History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Lehr family

The surname Lehr was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Laarmann became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

Important Dates for the Lehr family

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Lehr Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Laarmann, van der Laar, van Laer, von Lahr, Lahrbusch, Lahrmann, Larman, Laarman, Lehr, Lehrman, von Lehr, Laerman, Laermann, Laer, Lahr and many more.

Early Notables of the Lehr family (pre 1700)

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Lehr migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lehr Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johann Lehr, who arrived in New York in 1709 [1]
  • Johannes Lehr, who arrived in New York, NY in 1710 [1]
  • Johan Herman Lehr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1740 [1]
  • Johan Christoph Lehr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1747 [1]
  • Johan Heinrich Lehr, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Lehr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Elias Lehr, aged 26, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1834 [1]
  • Konrad Lehr, who arrived in North America in 1837 [1]
  • Matthias Lehr, aged 30, who arrived in Missouri in 1840 [1]
  • Johann Carl Lehr, aged 43, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1848 [1]
  • Ferdinand Lehr, aged 29, who arrived in New York, NY in 1849 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Lehr (post 1700)

  • William Lehr, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1940
  • Samuel D. Lehr, American politician, Mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1890-93
  • John Henry Lehr (1862-1942), American Democrat politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from Carter County, 1917-20, 1923-26, 1931-32; Defeated, 1920
  • John Camillus Lehr (1878-1958), American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State Senate 11th District, 1906 (Democratic), 1908; Candidate for Michigan State Board of Education, 1931; U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1933-35; Defeated, 1934; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1936
  • J. Elmer Lehr (b. 1868), American Republican politician, Chair of Outagamie County Republican Party, 1902-04; Member of Wisconsin State Senate 14th District, 1909-12
  • Horace Lehr, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Easton, Pennsylvania, 1915-21
  • Frederick L. Lehr, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from New Haven; Elected 1904, 1906
  • Debra J. Lehr, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2008
  • Catherine M. Lehr, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964
  • A. S. J. Lehr, American politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from Carter County, 1901-02
  • ... (Another 14 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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