Harrison Mohr

Male10 June 1834–29 May 1901

Brief Life History of Harrison

When Harrison Mohr was born on 10 June 1834, in Upper Milford Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johannes Mohr, was 42 and his mother, Anna Bouchart, was 23. He married Sarah Buchert about 1875, in Zionsville, Upper Milford Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Maxatawny, Maxatawny Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 29 May 1901, in Kutztown, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Kutztown, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harrison Mohr
Sarah Buchert
Marriage: about 1875
Mary B Mohr
Wayne Mohr
John Mohr
Sylvanus Mohr
Emma B Mohr
Jemina Mohr
Annie Mohr
William B Mohr
Cyrus Brothers MOHR
Harrison "Harry" M H Mohr
Reverend Edwin Amos Mohr
Lizzie S Mohr

Sources (13)

  • Harrison B Mohr, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Harrison S B Mohr, "Pennsylvania, Register of Military Volunteers, 1861-1865"
  • S Harry Mohr, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1875Zionsville, Upper Milford Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 2

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 12

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 29

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    North German: topographic name for someone who lived in a fen, Middle Low German mōr.

    German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), Danish, and Dutch (of German origin): nickname for a man of swarthy complexion, from Middle High German mōr, German Mohr, and Middle Dutch moor ‘Moor’.

    German: from a short form of an old personal name, Morhart (see Morath ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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