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Where did the German Lohr family come from? What is the German Lohr family crest and coat of arms? When did the Lohr family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Lohr family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lohr, Löhr, Lohre, Lohrs, Lohres, Lohrr, Lohhr, Lohra, Loohr, Luher, Luhr and many more.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lohr research. Another 130 words (9 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.
More information is included under the topic Early Lohr Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
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
- Hans Peter Lohr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
- Johan Heinrich Lohr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
- Philip Lohr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
- Georg Lohr, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750
Lohr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Heinr Lohr, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804
- Philipp Lohr, who arrived in New York in 1809
- Michael Lohr, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848
- Viktoria Lohr, who arrived in North America in 1852
- Andr Moritz Lohr, who arrived in America in 1852
Lohr Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Herrich Lohr arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Augustus" in 1843
- 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
- O. J. Lohr, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Nebraska railway commission, 1948
- Harvey A. Lohr, American politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1928
- Harry Lohr, American politician, Mayor of Columbus, Nebraska, 1938-40
- 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
- C. H. Lohr, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 30th District, 1897-98
- The Lehr Family by Stephen J. Kennedy.
- Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
- Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
- Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
- Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
- Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
- Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
- Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
- Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
The Lohr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lohr Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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