Johann Martin Derr

26 August 1691–24 August 1763 (Age 71)
Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Johann Martin

When Johann Martin Derr was born on 26 August 1691, in Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, his father, Weygand Dörr, was 36 and his mother, Anna M. Dorr Dalmar, was 34. He married Maria Gertraut Eckard in 1717, in Großgartach, Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 24 August 1763, in Marlborough Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Old Goshenhoppen Cemetery, Woxall, Upper Salford Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johann Martin Derr
1691–1763
Maria Gertraut Eckard
1695–1760
Marriage: 1717
Laurentius Lorentz Deer
1718–1769
Johann Laurentius Doerer
1718–1769
Anna Margaretha Derr
1720–
Maria Catharina Derr
1721–
Johann Jacob Derr
1723–1724
Margaretha Elizabeth Derr
1723–
Carolus Ludovicus Derr
1730–1797
Anna Margaret Derr
1734–1770
John Martin Derr
1737–1812
Christiana Derr
1738–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1717
Großgartach, Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
children

(10)

    Laurentius Lorentz Deer

    Male1718–1769Male

    Johann Laurentius Doerer

    Male1718–1769Male

    Anna Margaretha Derr

    Female1720–Female

    Maria Catharina Derr

    Female1721–Female

    Johann Jacob Derr

    Male1723–1724Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1655–1713Male

    Anna M. Dorr Dalmar

    Female1657–1697Female

siblings

(6)

    Johann J. Schad

    Male1670–1755Male

    Male1687–1744Male

    Hans Jacob Derr

    Male1688–1760Male

    John George Doerr

    Male1689–1760Male

    Male1691–1763Male

+1 More Child

Name Meaning

Southern and eastern German: nickname for a thin person, a variant of Dürr ( see Durr ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Johann Martin Derr, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Johann Martin Doerr in entry for Maria Elisabetha Doerr, "Germany, Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Johann Martin Derr -- Find a Grave

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