Lohr History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lohr family

The surname Lohr was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in the early period of history with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout Europe. The name would later emerge as an influential noble family, having many distinguished branches, and well known for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Important Dates for the Lohr family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lohr research. Another 118 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1521, 1728, 1772, and 1875 are included under the topic Early Lohr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lohr Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lohr, Löhr, Lohre, Lohrs, Lohres, Lohrr, Lohhr, Lohra, Loohr, Luher, Luhr and many more.

Early Notables of the Lohr family (pre 1700)

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Lohr migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lohr Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Andreas Lohr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732 [1]
  • Hans Peter Lohr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Johan Heinrich Lohr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Philip Lohr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Georg Lohr, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Lohr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Heinr Lohr, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804 [1]
  • Philipp Lohr, who arrived in New York in 1809 [1]
  • Michael Lohr, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848 [1]
  • Viktoria Lohr, who arrived in North America in 1852 [1]
  • Andr Moritz Lohr, who arrived in America in 1852 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Lohr migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Lohr Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Herrich Lohr, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Augustus" in 1843 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lohr (post 1700)

  • Howard Sylvester Lohr (1892-1977), American Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Matthew J. "Matt" Lohr (b. 1971), American politician
  • Robert Harold Lohr (b. 1960), American professional golfer
  • Aaron Lohr (b. 1976), American actor and singer
  • David Lohr (b. 1975), American writer
  • Kathryn Lavina Lohr (b. 1912), American artist and educator
  • O. J. Lohr, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Nebraska railway commission, 1948 [3]
  • Harvey A. Lohr, American politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1928 [3]
  • Harry Lohr, American politician, Mayor of Columbus, Nebraska, 1938-40 [3]
  • Charles E. Lohr, American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates; Elected 1960, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968; Elected unopposed 1972; Elected 1974 [3]
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) AUGUSTUS 1843. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1843Augustus.gif
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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